Daily Archives: November 15, 2020

Malaysia calls for proportionate burden and responsibility sharing to resolve Rohingya issue

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 15 — Malaysia calls for proportionate burden and responsibility sharing as underscored in the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) to resolve the issue of the Rohingyas as its resources and capacities are already stretched, further compounded by COVID-19. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, in his intervention at the 11th ASEAN-United Nations

Malaysia call for world leaders to tackle terrorism amid COVID-19 pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 15  — Malaysia today has called on global leaders to expand their efforts to flatten the curve of terrorism in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and restore peace and stability to the world. Speaking during his intervention at the 11th ASEAN-United Nations (UN) Summit, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said while

RCEP encourages re-opening of markets, serves as economic recovery tool

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15  — The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will serve as an important instrument for economic recovery, and will encourage the reopening of markets while ensuring uninterrupted supply chains. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the RCEP agreement is critical for the region’s response in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. He said the pandemic has not

Huge Asian Trade Pact Signed in Coup for China

Fifteen Asian and Pacific countries Sunday signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement on the sidelines of the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit. The agreement, signed virtually, creates the largest trading bloc in the world and includes about a third of global economic activity. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the summit.