Category Archives: General

Southeast Asia Struggles with Trash Rejected by China

Southeast Asian nations are facing increased dumping of waste from industrialized nations, with Malaysia and the Philippines threatening to send back trash to countries of origin.Manila has recalled its ambassador and other senior diplomats from Canada after Filipino officials said… Read More

Laos ‘Disciplines’ Hundreds of Corrupt Officials in Recent Months, Jails Few

The Lao government has disciplined more than 200 officials involved in taking bribes or embezzlement in recent months as part of a bid to crackdown on rampant corruption in the Southeast Asian nation, but few have been held criminally accountable… Read More

Laos ‘Disciplines’ Hundreds of Corrupt Officials in Recent Months, Jails Few

The Lao government has disciplined more than 200 officials involved in taking bribes or embezzlement in recent months as part of a bid to crackdown on rampant corruption in the Southeast Asian nation, but few have been held criminally accountable… Read More

Navigators Announces Revised Dates for Second Quarter 2019 Dividend

STAMFORD, Conn., May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) announced today that it has revised the record and payment dates for the previously announced second quarter dividend to more closely align these dates with past practice. … Read More

Government to Discuss with EC on Restriction Involving Cabinet Ministers – Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, May 14 (Bernama) � The government will discuss with the Election Commission (EC) on the restriction on Cabinet ministers to campaign during working hours, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.He said the restriction seemed to provide an opportunity… Read More

Dr M wishes Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers

KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 (Bernama) � In conjunction with Mothers Day today, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad pays tribute to his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali and all mothers, and wishes them a Happy Mothers Day. Happy… Read More

Even in Defeat, Islamic State’s Foreign Fighters Expanding

It was March 2018, approximately five months after U.S.-backed forces had declared victory in the battle for the Islamic State terror group’s Syrian capital of Raqqa. And Afghan officials had reason to worry.Intelligence suggested the fallout from that victory had… Read More