Production News

Indonesia expects to increase rice stockpile to 22 mln tons this year

Indonesia estimated that its rice stockpile would be over 22 million tons by this year and would not import the staple food, officials said on Thursday. The…

Indonesia to slash coal outputs to bolster prices

Indonesian coal producers plan to cut coal outputs in the hope of bolstering prices, an association has said. The move came as the global economic fallout fueled…

Thai PM calls on economic team to reboot economy after COVID-19 outbreak

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday that he had held meetings with his economic team to discuss the state of Thailand’s economy hit by the…

CARI BRIEFINGS: COVID-19 ECONOMIC RECOVERY PLAN SERIES – HOW CAN ASEAN BOUNCE BACK: CAN THE ASEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY RETAIN ITS VISION IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD?

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 (Bernama) — CIMB ASEAN Research Institute (“CARI”) hosted the CARI Briefings webinar under its COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan Series, titled “How Can ASEAN Bounce…

Investigation into Citadelle and Senjo Following Review of Developments Relating to Wirecard

Singapore, 3 July 2020… The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have launched a joint investigation into…

400 factories in Cambodia suspend operations, affecting over 150,000 workers due to COVID-19

About 400 garments, footwear and travel goods factories in Cambodia have suspended their operations, leaving over 150,000 workers jobless due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a…

General News

POLICE STATEMENT ON ONLINE POSTING ACCUSING APPLIED BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS THERAPIST OF ABUSING YOUNG CHILD WITH AUTISM

The police are aware of an online posting accusing an Applied Behavioural Analysis therapist of abusing a young child with autism.   On 29 March 2019 at…

MAN ARRESTED FOR CHEATING

The police have arrested a 44-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of cheating. On 18 June 2020, the police received a report from a victim…

INVESTIGATION INTO CITADELLE AND SENJO FOLLOWING REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS RELATING TO WIRECARD

The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have launched a joint investigation into Citadelle Corporate Services Pte…

Human Rights News

Malaysia Lawmakers Avoid No-Confidence Vote Against Prime Minister 

Malaysia’s parliament convened Monday to hear a formal address by the king, then adjourned just as quickly, allowing Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to escape a no-confidence vote….

FIVE ARRESTED FOR UNAUTHORISED TRANSACTIONS USING FOUND DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS

The Police have arrested five men, aged between 18 and 27, for their suspected involvement in using found debit/credit cards to make unauthorised transactions in two separate…

MALE TEENAGER ARRESTED FOR SUSPECTED SEXUAL SERVICE SCAM

The Police have arrested an 18-year-old teenager for his suspected involvement in a sexual service scam. On 24 April 2020, Police received a report from a 24-year-old…

16 MEN AND 10 WOMEN ARRESTED FOR SUSPECTED INVOLVEMENT IN ILLEGAL GAMBLING ACTIVITIES, AND INVESTIGATED FOR BREACHING SAFE DISTANCING MEASURES

The Police arrested 16 men and 10 women, aged between 43 and 82, for their suspected involvement in illegal gambling activities in a five-day operation conducted by…