Malaysia Ranked Top Muslim-Friendly Travel Country – Msian Minister

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 (Bernama) — Malaysia has been named the best country in four out of six sectors in the State of the Global Islamic Economy (SGIE) Report 2020/21, including as the top-ranked country in the Muslim-Friendly Travel (MFT) sector, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Nancy Shukri. According to the report issued by the international strategy research and

Thailand’s Central Bank Worries Over Rapid Appreciation of Baht

BANGKOK, Dec 2 (Bernama) — The Bank of Thailand’s (BoT) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has expressed concern over the rapid appreciation of the baht and will consider necessary measures to ensure the exchange rate movements will not be an obstacle to economic recovery. According to minutes of its policy meeting on Nov 18 published Wednesday, the committee would closely monitor

MAS bans two former insurance agents for dishonest conduct

Singapore, 2 December 2020… The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued prohibition orders (POs) against two former insurance agents for dishonest conduct: Name Duration of POs Mr Chong Yoon Loi, former representative of Aviva Financial Advisers Pte Ltd (AFA)  4 years Mr Suresh Kannan, former representative of The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited

Myanmar Military, Arakan Army Leaders Held Online Chat Last Month, Says AA

Senior leaders of Myanmar’s military and the rebel Arakan Army held an online conference call late last month to discuss elections and food aid in Rakhine state, contacts aimed at “building trust” during a de facto ceasefire in the western state, a spokesman for AA told RFA on Wednesday. The Nov. 25 online talks, revealed

TWENTY-TWO ARRESTED IN ENFORCEMENT OPERATION AGAINST ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND BETTING ACTIVITIES

On 28 November 2020, Police arrested 15 men and seven women, aged between 28 and 80, during an enforcement operation conducted by Woodlands Police Division in Yishun and Woodlands estates. During the operation, ten men, aged between 47 and 80, were arrested for offences under Betting Act. Another five men and seven women, aged between

APPEAL FOR NEXT-OF-KIN – MR YANG TAI TYE

The Police are appealing for the next-of-kin of 90-year-old Mr Yang Tai Tye to come forward.   Mr Yang had passed away at Blk 632 Hougang Avenue 8 on 26 November 2020.   Anyone with information is requested to call the Police hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. All information will be

ENFORCEMENT AGAINST AN UNLICENSED PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT OUTLET

On 26 November 2020, the Police carried out an enforcement operation against an unlicensed public entertainment outlet located along Genting Lane.   The operation was led by Bedok Police Division and supported by officers from the Central Narcotics Bureau and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority.   During the operation, a total of 13 men and