Category Archives: Business and Finance

SINGAPORE TO DEAL WITH MALAYSIA MATTERS ‘CALMLY AND CONSTRUCTIVELY’ – PM LEE

SINGAPORE, Singapore will deal with disputes with Malaysia calmly and constructively, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, as he expressed confidence that a new generation of Singaporeans will learn to “collectively protect our vital interests while living in peace and… Read More

SINGAPORE TO DEAL WITH MALAYSIA MATTERS ‘CALMLY AND CONSTRUCTIVELY’ – PM LEE

SINGAPORE, Singapore will deal with disputes with Malaysia calmly and constructively, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, as he expressed confidence that a new generation of Singaporeans will learn to “collectively protect our vital interests while living in peace and… Read More

Koreas to Pledge Road, Rail Links on Divided Peninsula

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA A South Korean delegation left for North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting roads and railways across the divided peninsula despite stalled denuclearization talks. A nine-car special train carrying 100 South Koreans, including… Read More

Koreas to Pledge Road, Rail Links on Divided Peninsula

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA A South Korean delegation left for North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting roads and railways across the divided peninsula despite stalled denuclearization talks. A nine-car special train carrying 100 South Koreans, including… Read More

MYANMAR, ASEAN VOW TO COOPERATE ON REPATRIATION OF DISPLACED PERSONS

‘YANGON, Myanmar, Dec 19 (NNN-MNA) – Myanmar and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have vowed to cooperate in repatriating displaced persons from Bangladesh, it was reported today.Speaking at a coordination meeting, in Myanmar’s capital, Nay Phi Taw, between… Read More

REMAINS OF MUHAMMAD ADIB FLOWN TO HOMETOWN, PM PAID LAST RESPECTS

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 2018 (Bernama) — The remains of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, 24, were flown on a MI17-IV helicopter belonging to the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) to Kedah at 8.50 am today.Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir… Read More

The Philippines’ External Debt Ratios Remain at Prudent Levels even as External Debt Rises in the Third Quarter 2018

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. announced that the Philippines’ outstanding external debt stood at US$76.4 billion as of end-September 2018, up by US$4.2 billion (or 5.8 percent) from the end-June 2018 level of US$72.2 billion.The increase… Read More