Category Archives: Politics

MALAYSIA. SINGAPORE OFFICIALS TO MEET JANUARY TO SORT OUT MARITIME DISPUTE

KUALA LUMPUR, A meeting will be held between the Foreign Ministry officials of Malaysia and Singapore next month to discuss the ongoing maritime boundary dispute, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said Thursday.He said the essence of the meeting would be on… Read More

ASEAN region a crucial partner in global efforts to counter crime, terrorism challenges, says UNODC Executive Director

VIENNA/BANGKOK, 12 December 2018 – Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), concluding his visit to Southeast Asia today, highlighted the importance of tackling threats posed by drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism to… Read More

FDI Registers US$569 Million Net Inflows in September 2018 & US$8 Billion in the First Three Quarters of 2018

Foreign direct investments (FDI) registered US$569 million net inflows in September 2018, albeit lower than the US$807 million net inflows registered in the same month last year.1,2 This developed as equity capital withdrawals of US$187 million exceeded equity capital placements… Read More

Cambodia Daily Rebuffs Government Reinstatement Offer

An independent news outlet that ceased operations within Cambodia ahead of government demands it settle a crushing “tax debt” has dismissed a government offer for reinstatement.Cambodia’s Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said Tuesday that the Cambodia Daily can resume operations… Read More

Cambodia Daily Rebuffs Government Reinstatement Offer

An independent news outlet that ceased operations within Cambodia ahead of government demands it settle a crushing “tax debt” has dismissed a government offer for reinstatement.Cambodia’s Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said Tuesday that the Cambodia Daily can resume operations… Read More

New S$30 million grant to enhance cybersecurity capabilities in financial sector

Singapore, 3 December 2018 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the launch of a new S$30 million Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant to strengthen the cyber resilience of the financial sector in Singapore and help financial institutions develop local talent… Read More

Police Community Roadshow 2018 At Bedok Town Square Featuring Launch Of Young Police Buddy

Young Police Buddy (YPB) was launched this afternoon (1 December 2018) by Member of Parliament for East Coast Group Representative Constituency, Mr Lee Yi Shyan, together with representatives from the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and Ministry of Education (MOE), at… Read More