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Response to “Can remittance companies lend money” – The Straits Times, 18 January 2019

Dear Editor,We thank Mr Billy Lee for his letter Can remittance companies lend money? (Straits Times online, 18 January 2019). The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has been in contact with Mr Lee on his feedback.Remittance companies are currently licensed… Read More “Response to “Can remittance companies lend money” – The Straits Times, 18 January 2019”

Foreign Development in Myanmar Sparks Concern Over Transparency, Regulation

KAREN STATE, MYANMAR In the dusty Myanmar border town of Shwe Koko, ethnic Karen shop owner Saw Tu wipes the dust off a bag of red chili peppers as he prepares for another day of business at the local market.Basic… Read More “Foreign Development in Myanmar Sparks Concern Over Transparency, Regulation”

France’s Macron Calls Fellow Citizens to National Debate

French President Emmanuel Macron has released what he calls a “letter to the French,” encouraging a national debate on issues that have led to two months of anti-government protests.“This is how I intend to turn anger into solutions,” Macron said… Read More “France’s Macron Calls Fellow Citizens to National Debate”

France’s Macron Calls Fellow Citizens to National Debate

French President Emmanuel Macron has released what he calls a “letter to the French,” encouraging a national debate on issues that have led to two months of anti-government protests.“This is how I intend to turn anger into solutions,” Macron said… Read More “France’s Macron Calls Fellow Citizens to National Debate”

MALAYSIA MAINTAINS BAN ON ISRAELI ATHLETES COMPETING IN THE COUNTRY

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) — The government maintains its stand of prohibiting Israeli athletes from competing in the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in Kuching from July 29 to Aug 4, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.He… Read More “MALAYSIA MAINTAINS BAN ON ISRAELI ATHLETES COMPETING IN THE COUNTRY”

Saudi Woman Who Fled to Thailand Fears Death if Sent Home

A young Saudi woman who fled to Thailand is pleading not to be forced back to Saudi Arabia.“I just want to survive,” 18 year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun said in a social media video where she can be seen pacing inside… Read More “Saudi Woman Who Fled to Thailand Fears Death if Sent Home”

5.2-magnitude quake jolts Sumbawa Island

Mataram, W Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA News) – An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked Sumbawa Island in West Nusa Tenggara Province on Friday evening, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).The results of the analysis conducted… Read More “5.2-magnitude quake jolts Sumbawa Island”