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Kachin CSOs Call on UN to Refer Myanmar to International Criminal Tribunal

Thirty-two ethnic Kachin civil society organizations urged the United Nations on Wednesday to refer the Myanmar military to the International Criminal Court for what they say are human rights violations against civilians and the denial of humanitarian assistance by soldiers… Read More

Singapore PM Reshuffles Cabinet with Succession Question Looming

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday and named Chan Chun Sing, tipped as one of his potential successors, as trade minister.Lee, the eldest son of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, has made… Read More

Singapore PM Reshuffles Cabinet with Succession Question Looming

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday and named Chan Chun Sing, tipped as one of his potential successors, as trade minister.Lee, the eldest son of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, has made… Read More

ASEAN MEMBERS AGREE TO IMPROVE E-FORM D FUNCTION

BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are improving their utilisation of the Electronic Certificate of Origin (e-Form D), which has been transmitted online between them, to better facilitate regional trade and business operators,… Read More

China’s Visa-Free Tourism May Lure Travelers into Disputed Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN China’s opening of its southernmost province to visa-free foreign tourism next month could make features in a nearby, widely disputed sea more accessible to curious travelers.Hainan province will waive Chinese visas for citizens of 59 countries starting May… Read More

TANKER COLLISION OFF SINGAPORE COAST RESULTS IN BUTANE LEAK

SINGAPORE, Two tankers collided off the coast of Singapore on Tuesday, causing a liquefied butane gas leak, said the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).The collision occurred at 2.30am about one nautical mile south of Tuas Extension in Singapore… Read More

CHINA’S M and A ACTIVITIES IN ASEAN SOAR IN 2017

BEIJING, Chinese mergers and acquisitions (M and As) in ASEAN countries soared in 2017 despite a slump in overall outbound investment, thanks largely to the country’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to a report. In 2017, the deal value… Read More