Myanmar Morning News For December 22

Myanmar Morning News For December 22

US sanctions top Myanmar general, others under Magnitsky Act The Trump administration on Thursday announced sanctions against a Myanmar general accused of ethnic cleansing, the first such move against the Southeast Asian nation since it began to democratize during the Obama administration. — The Hill Myanmar Blacklists a U.N. Rights Investigator as Genocide Accusations Intensify […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 22

Malaysia Morning News For December 22

Malaysia stands firm in rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem despite Trump’s threat: Zahid Malaysia remains adamantly against the US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital notwithstanding a veiled warning by US President Donald Trump that he would “take names” of critics, said Mr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. — Today Online Malaysia ranked 35th in Forbes’ […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 21

Myanmar Morning News For December 21

Myanmar: UN human rights investigator barred from entering country amid Rohingya crisis The UN independent investigator into human rights in Myanmar has called for stronger international pressure to be exerted on Myanmar’s military commanders after being barred from visiting the country for the rest of her tenure. — ABC News Two Missing Reuters Journalists Will […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 21

Malaysia Morning News For December 21

EU hails Malaysia for passing dangerous drugs Bill The European Union (EU) delegation to Malaysia has praised the government for passing the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2017. — Malay Mail Online Westports hit with RM60m customs bill Westports Holdings Bhd’s unit Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd has received several bills of demands totalling RM59.5mil from the […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 20

Myanmar Morning News For December 20

Bangladesh, Myanmar Agree on Joint Group to Oversee Rohingya Repatriation Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed Tuesday to establish a bilateral group to oversee the voluntary repatriation, starting next month, of as many as 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Rakhine state since October 2016. — Radio Free Asia A Mass Grave Has Been Found in […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 20

Malaysia Morning News For December 20

How will China investments impact GE14? We cannot deny that the fairly recent influx of Chinese investments in Malaysia has been a game changer of sorts. — Free Malaysia Today Axiata has invested over RM9 billion in Sri Lanka Axiata Group Bhd through its subsidiary Dialog Axiata PLC has invested over US$2.2 billion (RM9 billion) […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 19

Myanmar Morning News For December 19

Activist Investor Files Chevron Proxy Resolution on Myanmar Rights Concerns An activist investor in Chevron Corp said on Monday it filed a shareholder resolution that would require the oil producer to report on the feasibility of ending operations in Myanmar, where a crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims has been decried by the United States as […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 19

Malaysia Morning News For December 19

Call For Medical Travel Warning After Malaysia Cosmetic Surgery Death An Australian coroner has called on Victoria’s Chief Health Officer to issue a health advisory warning for medical tourism patients following the death of a 31-year-old Melbourne man less than 24 hours after returning from Malaysia were he had undergone ‘extreme makeover’ cosmetic surgery. — […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 18

Myanmar Morning News For December 18

Could Aung San Suu Kyi face Rohingya genocide charges? Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, is determined that the perpetrators of the horrors committed against the Rohingya face justice. — BBC Rohingya refugees say no return to Myanmar without equal rights Rohingya refugees interviewed by Oxfam in Bangladesh say they will not go back to Myanmar until […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 18

Malaysia Morning News For December 18

Malaysia says ‘no’ to legalising narcotics — Ahmad Zahid Malaysia will not bow to any resolution passed by any world body, including the United Nations, to legalise the use of narcotics, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. — The Borneo Post Malaysia to delay implementation of Vehicle Entry Permit: Report The implementation […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 15

Myanmar Morning News For December 15

At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar International aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar’s security forces. — Bangkok Post U.N. chief says arrest of Reuters journalists shows erosion of press freedom in Myanmar The […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 15

Malaysia Morning News For December 15

Malaysia issues draft regulations for crypto currency businesses Malaysia’s central bank on Thursday said it had issued draft regulations for digital currency businesses, but said that such currencies were still not legal tender in the country. — Reuters Restricting US investments is not a wise move for Malaysia: Najib Although Malaysia condemns United States’ stance […]