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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea to Be Classified as Highly Risky
Brunei sees record COVID-19 cases after first local infections in 15 months
US has opportunity to establish stronger economic ties with Laos
Bangladesh ends a strict lockdown even as cases rise.
Stocks Set Another Record as Trading Range Narrows: Markets Wrap
Vietnam concerned over vaccine supply as COVID-19 cases near record
China Warplane Fleet Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone After Two-Month Lull – Newsweek
Fair Work Ombudsman suggests Australian employers could force certain workers to get Covid jab
Cambodia starts vaccine booster drive to shore up COVID-19 defence
Michelin Adds 12 Eateries to Singapore Value-for-Money List – Bloomberg
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea to Be Classified as Highly Risky Brunei sees record COVID-19 cases after first local infections in 15 months US has opportunity to establish stronger economic ties with Laos Bangladesh ends a strict lockdown even as cases rise. Stocks Set Another Record as Trading Range Narrows: Markets Wrap Vietnam concerned over vaccine supply as COVID-19 cases near record China Warplane Fleet Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone After Two-Month Lull – Newsweek Fair Work Ombudsman suggests Australian employers could force certain workers to get Covid jab Cambodia starts vaccine booster drive to shore up COVID-19 defence Michelin Adds 12 Eateries to Singapore Value-for-Money List – Bloomberg
Aug
2021
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Malaysia Will Consider GST When Time is Right: Economy Minister – Bloomberg

Malaysia Will Consider GST When Time is Right: Economy Minister  Bloomberg OECD: Regulatory reforms needed to boost Malaysia’s business dynamism for robust post Covid-19 recovery  Malay Mail Consider OECD suggestion for Malaysia to bring back GST when time is right, Mustapa says  The Star Online Deloitte Malaysia supports reintroducing GST  The Edge Markets MY Malaysia: further reforms to boost business dynamism would strengthen recovery from Covid, says OECD  Mirage News View Full Coverage on Google News Powered by WPeMatico…
Jul
2021
16

Malaysia to allow commercial sale of COVID-19 vaccines

Signage of Sinopharm is seen at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), following the COVID-19 outbreak, in Beijing, China September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang//File Photo KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Reuters) – Malaysia will soon allow the commercial sale of COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Chinese firms Sinopharm (1099.HK) and Sinovac (SVA.O), the science minister said on Friday, as authorities try to ramp up inoculation rates amid surging cases. Malaysia has one of the region’s highest number of…
Jul
2021
9

Malaysia, 1MDB File Suit Against KPMG Partners for $5.64B: Report – Bloomberg

Malaysia, 1MDB File Suit Against KPMG Partners for $5.64B: Report  Bloomberg Malaysia, 1MDB seeking more than $5.6 bln in damages from KPMG  Reuters Malaysia, 1MDB Seeking More Than $5.6 Billion in Damages From KPMG  U.S. News & World Report 1MDB and Malaysia sue KPMG partners for $5.6bn  City A.M. Report: Malaysian govt, 1MDB file suit against KPMG partners for RM23.63bil  The Star Online View Full Coverage on Google News…
Jul
2021
8

Key party in Malaysia alliance pulls support for troubled PM

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s biggest political party and key ally in the ruling coalition withdrew support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin late on Wednesday and called on him to resign for failing to manage the country’s COVID-19 crisis. The decision by the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) to pull support came just hours after Muhyiddin appointed a senior…
Jul
2021
6

White flags fly in Malaysia as hunger spreads during lockdown.

Signs of economic distress have begun appearing in neighborhoods across Kuala Lumpur and other Malaysian cities: white flags outside people’s houses, indicating that they need food or other assistance. The flags — sometimes little more than T-shirts or strips of cloth — are a cry for help from mostly low-income families who are financially affected by the another long coronavirus lockdown. The campaign, shared on social media as #benderaputih (“white flag”), is a way for families to appeal for food,…
Jul
2021
5

Malaysia to Hold Special Parliament Sitting for Five Days From July 26 – U.S. News & World Report

Malaysia to Hold Special Parliament Sitting for Five Days From July 26  U.S. News & World Report Malaysia to reopen Parliament July 26 after royal pressure  Associated Press Malaysia to ease coronavirus lockdowns in five states next week  Reuters Malaysia’s PM to Decide on Parliament Return as Pandemic Worsens  The Diplomat Malaysia’s Parliament to sit for 5 days starting July 26 following calls from King for it to reconvene  The Straits Times View Full Coverage on Google News…
Jul
2021
5

Malaysia PM in stable condition, to be discharged from hospital soon – PM’s office

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is in stable condition and is expected to be discharged from hospital soon after receiving treatment for a digestive system infection, his office said on Sunday. Following advice from a team of doctors, Muhyiddin, who was hospitalised for diarrhoea on Wednesday, will remain in hospital for intravenous antibiotic treatment and…
Jun
2021
16

Malaysia’s King Urges Parliament to Meet Soon to Tackle Virus – Bloomberg

Malaysia’s King Urges Parliament to Meet Soon to Tackle Virus  Bloomberg Malaysia’s king calls for early resumption of parliament  Reuters Malaysia expects to fully reopen its economy and lift inter-state travel ban from end-October  Hindustan Times Malaysia parliament should reconvene as soon as possible, says king after special rulers’ conference  CNA Malaysia’s Malay rulers urge govt to reconvene Parliament, lift emergency after Aug 1  The Straits Times View Full Coverage on Google News…
Jun
2021
15

Malaysia grants conditional approval for CanSino, J&J COVID-19 vaccines

A medical worker collects a swab sample from a woman to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, June 2, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 (Reuters) – Malaysia has granted conditional approval for emergency use to the single dose COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by China’s CanSino Biologics and U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, the government said on Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country has been ramping up its vaccination programme, amid a fresh round of…