Vietnam Jails Music Teacher for 11 Years For Criticizing Government Online

A court in Vietnam’s coastal Nghe An province sentenced a music teacher to 11 years in prison on Friday for posting criticisms of Vietnam’s government online, according to Vietnamese sources.Nguyen Nang Tinh received close to the maximum sentence allowed for… Read More

Cambodian Court Ends Probe of Treason Charges Against Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

A judge in Cambodia has ended a probe into charges of treason against opposition chief Kem Sokha, heralding what could be the conclusion of his two-year old case, days after the European Union issued a damning report saying the country… Read More

Malaysia Partners Two International Supply Chain Managers for Palm Oil Export

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia strikes key palm oil partnership deals with two major supply chain managers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China to facilitate greater palm oil penetration in China, India and the Indian sub-continent.The deals are sealed through the… Read More

Dr Mahathir Attends Dialogue Session with Johor Civil Servants

KULAI, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today attended a dialogue session with Johor state and federal civil servants at a hotel here.The one-hour session which touched on the Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB 2030) was also attended by Menteri… Read More

MAS Imposes Civil Penalty of $11.2 million on UBS for Deceptive Trades by its Client Advisors

Singapore, 14 November 2019 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has imposed a civil penalty of $11.2 million on UBS AG (UBS), for acts of its client advisors that contravened section 201(b) of the Securities and Futures Act (SFA). The… Read More

“Financial Inclusion and Innovation: Retaining the Customer” – Opening Remarks by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at BIS – World Bank Roundtable on Impact of Technology on Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability, at SFF x SWITCH 2019 on 13 November 2019

Let me first thank Mr Agustin Carstens, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Mr Alfonso Garcia Mora of the World Bank Group for hosting this Roundtable.And also Her Majesty Queen Maxima for her presence, inspiration and… Read More

New BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Singapore to develop solutions to benefit the financial system

Singapore, 13 November 2019 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today launched the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Singapore. This is the BIS’s first expansion of its global footprint in 17 years.2 The… Read More