fbpx

ASEAN

Malaysians resolved to turn up for Bersih despite arrest of key leaders

Police have arrested Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah and the secretariat secretary Mandeep Singh. On 18 Nov, a police team from Bukit Aman as well as officers from the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SMM) raided the Bersih office in Petaling Jaya about 3pm. According to a tweet from Lawyers for Liberty, Mandeep and Maria will be detained at the Kuala …

Read More »

Singapore to increase cooperation with Indonesia in five areas

Semarang, Indonesia –  At a joint press statement in Semarang, Central Java, on Monday (14 Nov), Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Long made a commitment with President Joko Widodo that Singapore and Indonesia will increase cooperation in five areas, including investment in industrial estate. In the bilateral meeting in Wisma Perdamaian (House of Peace) in Semarang City, Pm Lee said, “It …

Read More »

Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir encourages all Malaysians to join Bersih 5 rally on 19 November

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad,  encouraged Malaysians to participate in the upcoming Bersih 5 rally against PM Najib Razak which will be held on Saturday (19 November) Wearing a Bersih 5 rally T-shirt, Dr Mahathir said, “Ladies and gentlemen, Malaysia is in a critical condition. Abdul Razak’s administration has caused the country to incur billions of ringgit …

Read More »

Two Indonesians kidnapped in Sulu Sea; Indonesia questions Malaysia’s commitment to safeguard its waters

BOGOR, Indonesia — The government of Indonesia asked Malaysia about its commitment to safeguard its waters from the threat of armed groups. Kompas reported that the Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi raised this issue after two Indonesians were again taken hostage by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines on Saturday (5 Nov). The Indonesian Government has also opened intense communication with …

Read More »

Fishing boat with Singaporean passengers arrested on Riau waters by Indonesian Navy

RIAU ISLAND, Tanjung Pinang – 10 Singaporean and two Indonesian passengers were arrested on board their boat, KM Rantau Bertuah by the Tanjung Pinang Maritime Security Unit of Indonesian Navy on Friday (4 November) in waters off Bintan Island. The Indonesian Navy in its statement, said that they stopped an Indonesian fishing boat, KM Rantau Bertuah, when it was departing from …

Read More »

PM Lee visits Bangkok to pay respects to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is currently in Thailand, Bangkok and will be there from 20 to 21 Oct to pay his respects to the late Thai King, Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the Grand Palace. The Singapore Prime Minister’s Office said in a press release that Mr Lee will also meet Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha to deliver his condolences. Mr …

Read More »

Singapore sends condolences to Thailand over the passing of King Bhumibol

The much revered Thai monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 88. which is confirmed by “His Majesty has passed away at Siriraj Hospital peacefully,” the Thai royal palace announced and said that the King passed away at 3.52 pm Bangkok time (4.52 pm Singapore time). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MFA) has since issued a press release to …

Read More »