Category Archives: Politics

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

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

Flights, Ferries Running in Thailand in Wake of Tropical Storm

BANGKOK Thailand resumed flights Saturday to its southern provinces, as the first tropical storm in 30 years slowed and headed into the Andaman Sea, leaving behind a trail of homes damaged by fallen trees or blown-off roofs, and disrupted power… Read More

First Tropical Storm in Decades Lashes Thailand

BANGKOK Thailand’s first tropical storm in three decades killed one person Friday as it arrived on the south coast, knocking down trees and blowing off roofs in its path, but was losing speed, officials said, while warning against the risk… Read More

First Tropical Storm in Decades Lashes Thailand

BANGKOK Thailand’s first tropical storm in three decades killed one person Friday as it arrived on the south coast, knocking down trees and blowing off roofs in its path, but was losing speed, officials said, while warning against the risk… Read More

North Korea Says it Will Change Tactics if US Continues with Sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is warning that the current goodwill with the United States could end if Washington continues to impose sanctions to force his regime to denuclearize.In his annual New Year’s Day address, Kim said it was… Read More