Daily Archives: March 19, 2018

Record High Number of Toll Transactions Cleared in Ireland in 2017

ISSY LES MOULINEAUX, France, March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The number of transactions processed through emovis’s toll interoperability cloud-based hub in Ireland has reached a record high with over 50 million transactions cleared in 2017. Thanks to its toll… Read More

ASEAN-AUSTRALIA SUMMIT RECOMMENDS TAKING COUNTER TERRORISM ENFORCEMENT TO NEXT LEVEL

SYDNEY, The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit ended Sunday recommends that the enforcement cooperation between ASEAN member countries and Australia to counter terrorism be taken to the next level, especially in the sharing of intelligence information and findings, MalAysian Prime Minister Najib… Read More

Senior US Official Embarks on Visit to Taiwan to Reaffirm US Support

STATE DEPARTMENT A senior U.S. official will head to Taiwan for what State Department officials say is to “reaffirm long-standing U.S. policy toward and support for Taiwan.”Alex Wong, deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, is… Read More

Overall BOP Position Posts US$429 Million Deficit in February 2018

The country’s overall balance of payments (BOP) position in February 2018 posted a deficit of US$429 million, albeit slightly lower than the US$436 million deficit recorded in the same month last year. Outflows in February 2018 stemmed mainly from foreign… Read More

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Cancels Public Appearance During Visit to Australia

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi cancelled a public appearance in Australia on Monday, a day after the end of a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders, as she continues to grapple with pressure from the international community over human rights… Read More

Proposed International Court Exit Casts Suspicion on Philippine Anti-Drug Campaign

TAIPEI A decision by the Philippines this month to withdraw from the International Criminal Court has sparked suspicion that officials in Manila want to squelch a probe into the president’s deadly anti-drug campaign.Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte moved last week to… Read More

US Brushes Off Hun Sen’s ‘Absurd’ Claims of CIA Hit on Cambodian Analyst Kem Ley

U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Willam Heidt has dismissed claims by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen that Washington was behind the assassination in 2016 of prominent political analyst Kem Ley as absurd and offensive, and reiterated calls for an independent investigation… Read More