Daily Archives: May 16, 2020

For Many Cambodians, Debt Repayment Bigger Threat Than COVID-19

KANDAL PROVINCE, CAMBODIA – Deep household debt might soon push Cambodia into a crisis as job losses caused by COVID-19 make it even harder for families repay loans, experts and debtors say. While the country has officially only registered 122 coronavirus cases, thousands of garment workers lost their jobs when their factories closed. Thousands from

Nor Hainei is 2020 National Eminent Teacher Award recipient

KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Former headmaster of Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan 3, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Nor Hainei Abu Bakar was named the recipient of the National Eminent Teacher Award this year. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, when announcing it, also congratulated former Education deputy director-general (Operations Sector) Aminudin Adam on being named the


The Police have arrested a 20-year-old Singaporean man in connection with the murder of a 38-year-old man at Punggol Field Road which happened on 10 May 2020. The Police identified and arrested the man on 16 May 2020 at 2.45am following round-the-clock investigations, extensive ground enquiries and expansive review of CCTV footage. The Police would

COVID-19 Upends North Korean Defectors in Britain

Jihyun Park, a North Korean defector in London, had heard stories that other defectors in Britain were having a tough time making ends meet as the coronavirus disrupted daily life. She responded by packing up dozens of boxes with rice and spicy beef flavor Korean-style instant noodles bought with her own money and sending them