Asylum row highlights Thai human trafficking (Al Jazeera)

Thai police say they are considering a defamation case against a police officer who fled to Australia and is claiming political asylum. Police Major-General Paween Ponsirin was the most senior police official entrusted with the investigation into human trafficking after mass graves were discovered in southern Thailand in May. Just weeks before a human-trafficking trial is…

Borsa Istanbul Goes Live on Nasdaq Technology Suite

BISTECH Transformation Will Give Turkey One of the World’s Most Advanced Exchange Technologies Marks Completion of Phase One Delivery of Nasdaq’s Suite of Technologies and Advisory Services — Borsa ?stanbul, in partnership with Nasdaq, continues to build a world-class capital markets hub for Eurasia region; — Equity market, clearing and settlement launched first with risk […]

Trade-Boosting Strategies Discussed at BIMP-EAGA (BruDirect (Brunei))

The Board of Country Directors from the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Business Council said the sub-regional grouping has been successful in enhancing the development of infrastructures for land connectivity on the whole of Borneo island. They cited the route from Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu via Brunei Darussalam and Miri, Kuching then to Pontianak as…

Asia Plantation Capital Expands Agarwood Inoculation Programme in Malaysia – Press Release issued by Asia Plantation Capital (Pakistan Press International)

December 11, 2015 (PPI-OT) / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan: Following is the text of press release issued by Asia Plantation Capital Quote Over the course of 2015, award-winning plantation management company, Asia Plantation Capital, has expanded its inoculation and plantation programme for Aquilaria trees into Malaysia – home to Southeast Asia’s biggest agarwood processing factory and distillery,…

CREG sets sights overseas (China Daily)

Railway engineering equipment firm plans global network of service centers A team of technical engineers dressed in orange jumpsuits and yellow helmets have been carrying out testing on a giant new tunnel boring machine in Henan province’s capital Zhengzhou. The huge structure, used to dig tunnels for underground railways and mining projects, is almost the same…