Category Archives: Human Rights

Saudi Woman Fleeing Family Arrives in Canada Where She Was Granted Asylum

Canada’s Foreign Minister said Saturday, after a young Saudi women fled to Canada out of fear for her life, that Canada believes “very strongly that women’s rights are human rights.”Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was greeted by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland… Read More

Saudi Woman Fleeing Family Arrives in Canada Where She Was Granted Asylum

Canada’s Foreign Minister said Saturday, after a young Saudi women fled to Canada out of fear for her life, that Canada believes “very strongly that women’s rights are human rights.”Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was greeted by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland… Read More

MACC ACT TO HAVE PROVISION TO SHOW REAL BENEFICIARY OWNERS IN COMPANIES – PM

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) — The government is to propose the inclusion of a provision in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act to show the real beneficiary owners in companies, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.He said… Read More

Chinese Warships Visit Cambodia to ‘Strengthen Cooperation’ as Western Influence Wanes

Three Chinese warships arrived in southern Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville Wednesday on a visit the two authoritarian governments said will promote stronger bilateral ties, a warming that comes as Western influence wanes in the Southeast Asian nation following an… Read More

Chinese Warships Visit Cambodia to ‘Strengthen Cooperation’ as Western Influence Wanes

Three Chinese warships arrived in southern Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville Wednesday on a visit the two authoritarian governments said will promote stronger bilateral ties, a warming that comes as Western influence wanes in the Southeast Asian nation following an… Read More

Bangkok Fights Floods with Thirsty Landscaping

BANGKOK, THAILAND When Bangkok’s oldest university called for ideas for a symbol to mark its centenary year, landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom successfully pitched a design for a park.It was intended not only as a welcome green space in the middle… Read More

HANDOUTS WILL NOT SOLVE PLIGHT OF FISHERMEN, FARMERS – PM

MARANG, Jan 7 2019 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today stressed that free aid and money would not help alleviate poverty among fishermen and farmers.He said they should work hard and detach themselves from traditional approaches to… Read More