MAN ARRESTED FOR A SERIES OF E-COMMERCE SCAMS AND CHEATING CASES

The Police have arrested a 64-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a series of e-commerce scams and cheating cases. Between 4 May 2019 and 2 May 2020, the Police received several reports from victims who were purportedly cheated by an online seller who had advertised hotel room tickets at lower prices on Carousell or

WOMAN TO BE CHARGED FOR CULPABLE HOMICIDE NOT AMOUNTING TO MURDER

The Police will be charging a 38-year-old woman on 3 December 2020 with culpable homicide not amounting to murder for her suspected involvement in the death of a 32-year-old man. On 16 May 2020 at about 5.30pm, the Police were alerted to a case of unnatural death involving a 32-year-old man at a multi-storey carpark

Singapore OKs Lab-grown Chicken

It might look like chicken. It might taste like chicken. But it doesn’t come from a chicken, it comes from a lab. For chicken lovers in Singapore, this lab-grown chicken will soon be available in nugget form as the country has given the OK for San Francisco-based startup Eat Just to sell the meat. It

Thai Prime Minister Not Guilty; Protesters Decry Justice System

BANGKOK – Thailand’s highest court on Wednesday acquitted Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha of wrongdoing linked to his stay in an army house long after he retired from the military, a case that could have seen him removed from office and offered a way out from a political crisis engulfing the kingdom. Pro-democracy protesters, who demonstrated in

Bloggers, Activists Stage Hunger Strike Over Vietnam Prison Conditions   

A blogger jailed after filming protests over a toxic spill has gone on a hunger strike over unjust treatment in Vietnam’s An Diem prison, alongside two other prisoners of conscience. Nguyen Van Hoa, 25, a blogger and contributor to Radio Free Asia (RFA) Vietnam Service, is protesting prison conditions with human rights defender Nguyen Bac

249 Smugglers Arrested at Malaysia-Thai Border From Jan- Oct This Year

KOTA BHARU (Kelantan, Malaysia) Dec 1 (Bernama) — A total of 249 smugglers were arrested by the Malaysian enforcement authorities as they attempted to sneak into the country along the Malaysia-Thailand border over the past 10 months. Kelantan police chief DCP Shafien Mamat said the suspected smugglers comprised locals and foreigners who were picked up at several

Malaysian Businesses Expects Pre-Covid Profitability by End-2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 1 (Bernama) — Malaysian businesses are coping relatively well despite current challenges and are expected to return to pre-COVID-19 profitability levels by the end of 2022. HSBC’s global survey ‘Navigator: Now, next and how’, which surveyed 200 companies in Malaysia, reveals that 76 per cent of them expect to return to pre-COVID-19