Category Archives: Business

Rally to Mark One Year Since Arrest of Myanmar Reuters Journalists

YANGON Protesters in Yangon Wednesday will mark one year since the arrest of two Myanmar Reuters journalists who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested outside a

Unifor Disbursed RM20 Million This Year

MIRI: Some 235 religious bodies have benefited from the RM20 million allocated to Unit For Other Religions (Unifor) this year.This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas in his address at the launching of the 11th

If Brunei Takes China’s Energy Deal, Neighbors May Follow

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Brunei, an oil-rich nation in Southeast Asia, watched with near horror as world energy prices fell from 2014 to 2016. Reserves were running out. Its lifeblood of 80 years at stake, the tiny, wealthy country is

Bangladeshi Police Rescue 10 Rohingya Bound for Malaysia

Bangladeshi police rescued 10 Rohingya refugees, including six women, and arrested a suspected human trafficker who was about to take them by boat to Malaysia, officials said Friday.Maj. Mehedi Hasan, chief of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Cox's ...

Over RM17 Million Set Aside For Buffalo Breeding, Production Programme – DCM

KUCHING: A sum of RM17.7 million has been set aside under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) for a programme to make Limbang and Lawas as the main buffalo breeding and production areas in Sarawak.Announcing this was Deputy Chief Minister I

Work On Rantau Panjang-Rassau Road To Start Early Next Year

KUCHING: Construction of the 7km Rantau Panjang-Rassau road in Sibu will commence early next year.Assistant Minister of Coastal Road Datuk Julaihi Narawi said the road project was approved by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg during ...

21-year-old Man Latest Rabies Victim

KUCHING: A 21-year-old man who is staying at Mile 7, here has been confirmed to be infected by rabies.Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in confirming the case, said the patient was beaten by a stray dog on Oct

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells’ Travel to Geneva

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells will travel to Geneva, Switzerland to discuss preparations for the Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan. The conference in late November will be an opportunity for the ...

China, Distrusted in Asia’s Chief Maritime Dispute, Offers to Share Data

TAIPEI China's offer to share data from its weather stations in the disputed Spratly Islands with other countries could ease but not eliminate criticism over its military expansion at sea.The government's Meteorological Administration said Wednesday ...

China Seeks to Rebrand Global Image With Import Expo

BEIJING Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business'' import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force.More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling