Myanmar presidential vote to start on Mar 17 as transition talks drag on – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Myanmar presidential vote to start on Mar 17 as transition talks drag onChannel News AsiaMyanmar’s parliament will begin its election of the new president on Mar 17, cutting very close to an Apr 1 deadline, suggesting talks between Aung San Suu Kyi’s victorious party and the military are likely to take longer […]

India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet – Channel News Asia

NDTV India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook’s free InternetChannel News AsiaNEW DELHI/MUMBAI: India introduced new rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the web, in a setback to Facebook Inc’s plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet …Facebook’s Behaviour May Not Have […]

Thousands of refugees may enter Britain if it leaves EU: Cameron – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Thousands of refugees may enter Britain if it leaves EU: CameronTODAYonlineDanish Prime Minister Lokke Rasmussen (unseen) meets with his British counterpart Cameron at the Prime Minister’s Office in Copenhagen. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Published: 9:25 PM, February 8, 2016. LONDON – Thousands of …From beyond the grave, ‘Iron Lady’ Thatcher […]

Afghanistan leadership expecting talks with Taliban – Examiner.com

Examiner.com Afghanistan leadership expecting talks with TalibanExaminer.comAfghanistan leaders say they expect to hold talks with the Taliban by the end of February, according to Afghanistan Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shakib Mostaghani who addressed reporters on Sunday. Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

Twenty-three migrants drown as boat capsizes near Turkey, coast guard says – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Twenty-three migrants drown as boat capsizes near Turkey, coast guard saysChannel News AsiaTwenty-three migrants drowned off Turkey’s Aegean coast as they tried to reach a Greek island, the Turkish coast guard said, and a search and rescue operation was underway for the remaining passengers. Posted 08 Feb 2016 19:55; Updated 08 Feb […]

More rescued two days after Taiwan quake; toll could exceed 100 – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia More rescued two days after Taiwan quake; toll could exceed 100Channel News AsiaRescuers pulled out alive an eight-year-old girl and her aunt from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday, more than 60 hours after it was toppled by a quake, as the mayor of the southern city of Tainan […]

Government agencies will support SMEs; long term growth path will be charted: S Iswaran

February 08, 2016 3:24 PM SINGAPORE – Government agencies understand the challenges Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are facing in the current economic climate and will continue to support them, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran said on Monday (Feb 08). Powered by WPeMatico

Singapore's enforcement an eye-opener – AsiaOne

AsiaOne Singapore’s enforcement an eye-openerAsiaOneIT is difficult not to notice the approach taken by the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of Singapore in handling corporate shenanigans that threaten the island republic’s position as the second-best financial centre in Asia after Hong Kong. In the …Frozen bank accounts sow doubts on Malaysia transparency effortsTHE BUSINESS TIMES all […]