- James Dyson relocates to SINGAPORE despite voting for Brexit
The bombshell announcement will mean Dyson is no longer a British registered company and Singapore will become its main tax base.
Daily Mail. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:21:08 +0000.
- Philippines considers law to lower criminally responsible age to nine
A proposed law currently moving through the Philippine Congress, supported by President Rodrigo Duterte, would potentially make minors as young as nine criminally liable for their actions.
Hollie Mckay. Fox News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:07:37 GMT.
- Nastya Rybka: 'Sex training course' model released
Russian police free model who was deported from Thailand for 'forcing women into prostitution'
BBC News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:27:48 GMT.
- Sir Martin Sorrell: UK should copy Singapore after Brexit
Britain should copy Singapore's model of light-touch regulation and low taxes after Brexit, according to one of Britain's best-known businessmen.
Sky News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:21:00 +0000.
- British billionaire Dyson moves vacuum giant to Singapore
James Dyson, the billionaire Brexit supporter who revolutionized vacuum cleaners with his bagless technology, is moving his corporate office and tax registration to Singapore from Britain to be closer to his fastest growing markets. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:47:55 -0500.
- Believing in Britain? Brexiteer Sir James Dyson is shifting the corporate HQ to Singapore
It's absolutely, positively not to do with Brexit. This is about 'future proofing' the company. How does that make it any better?
The Independent. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:45:00 +0000.
- Dyson to move head office to Singapore
Two senior executives will move from Wiltshire but no jobs will be lost in the process.
BBC News. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:15:22 GMT.
- Man arrested over housebreaking and theft in Lengkok Bahru
SINGAPORE - A 48-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (Jan 22) over his suspected involvement in a case of housebreaking and theft.
Straits Times. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:22:33 +0800.
- In apparent backflip, Widodo sets out tough conditions for Bashir's release
The Indonesian President appears to be walking away from the plan to release convicted terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir.
James Massola. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 23:51:41 +1100.
- Thai police says bodies from river were missing activists
BANGKOK (AP) - Police in Thailand say DNA tests show that two bodies found washed up on the shore of the Mekong River in the country's northeast are the corpses of anti-government activists. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 06:47:03 -0500.
- Philippines moves to lower criminal liability age to nine
Senators and rights groups call the proposal a threat to children's welfare and a 'race to the bottom'.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:40:03 GMT.
- World shares retreat on fears of global, Chinese slowdown
SINGAPORE (AP) - World markets retreated Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. ...
Annabelle Liang. Washington Times. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:37:31 -0500.
- Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes off Indonesia's Sumbawa: USGS
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck south of the Indonesian town of Raba, off the central island of Sumbawa, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the second quake to hit the area on Tuesday.
Reuters. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:28:14 -0500.
- An international student's journal to success in hotel management | By Linchi Kwok
I was in Thailand for the Christmas and New Year holiday. It was a wonderful trip. ...
Hsyndicate. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:16:44 +0200.
- Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude rocks Indonesia's Sumbawa island
The earthquake's epicenter lay 220 km to the north-west of the town of Dompu
Tass. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 07:15:46 +0300.
- Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort
Muslims in the southern Philippines voted on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest
ABC News. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:12:11 -0500.
- Analysis: How The Rise Of The Far Right Threatens Democracy Worldwide
From Turkey and Hungary, to India and the Philippines, the voices of nationalism have become dominant forces that begin with the election of a charismatic, influential and powerful man.
Pallavi Gogoi. NPR. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:33:17 -0500.
- International Flavors Buys 60% of Mighty, Expands in Asia
The completion of acquisition of 60% of Mighty highlights International Flavors' (IFF) Frutarom Division's growth strategy in Southeast Asia.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:17:00 GMT.
- Why Vietnam Appeals as Possible Host for Trump-Kim Summit
Vietnam is a former enemy of South Korea and the United States. But it has become a strategic ally and robust trading partner for both countries.
Mike Ives. New York Times. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:06:15 GMT.
- Still Rolling: The T-34 Tank
Russia has imported 30 T-34 tanks from Laos -- because it needs them for military parades, exhibitions, and making movies. The T-34 is a Soviet tank icon, used in conflicts from 1940 until as late as the 1990s.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:27:00 +0000.
The nations of Southeast Asia include the mainland nations of Cambodia,
Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as the island nations
of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and
Timor-Leste. Browse the national government websites listed below
for additional news and information about the Southeast Asian countries.
The State of Brunei's
capital city is Bandar Seri Begawan, and its national currency
is the Brunei Dollar. The primary languages used in Brunei
are Malay and English, and the country's estimated population in 2007
The State of Cambodia's
capital city is Phnom Penh, and its currency
is the Riel. Khmer is the official language of Cambodia, and in
2007, the nation's estimated population was 13,996,000.
The Republic of Indonesia's capital city is Jakarta, and its currency
is the Rupiah. Bahasa Indonesia is the country's official language,
and Indonesia's estimated population in 2007 was 234,694,000.
The Lao People's Democratic Republic's capital city is Vientiane, and
its currency is the Kip. The official language of Laos is Lao,
and in 2007, the country's estimated population was 6,522,000.
Malaysia's capital city is Kuala Lumpur,
and its currency is the Malaysian Dollar. Bahasa Malaysia is the
country's primary language, and in 2007, Malaysia's estimated population
The Union of Myanmar
is also known as Burma. Myanmar's capital city is Rangoon, and
its currency is the Kyat. Burmese is the nation's primary language,
and in 2007, Myanmar's estimated population was 47,374,000.
The Republic of the Philippines'
capital city is Manila, and its currency is the Philippine Peso.
The country's primary languages are Filipino and English, and in 2007,
the estimated population of the Philippines was 91,077,000.
The Republic of Singapore's capital city
is Singapura, and its currency is the Singapore Dollar. Chinese and
English are the most widely used languages in Singapore, and in 2007, the
Republic's estimated population was 4,553,000.
The Kingdom of Thailand's
capital city is Bangkok, and its currency is the Baht. Thai is the
official language of Thailand, whose estimated population was 65,068,000
The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste's capital city is Dili, and its
currency is the US Dollar. Portuguese and Tetum are the primary
languages used in Timor-Leste, whose estimated population in 2007
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam's capital city is Hanoi, and its
currency is the Dong. The primary language of Vietnam is
Vietnamese, and in 2007, the country's estimated population