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  • South Korean ‘nut rage’ heiress Cho Hyun-ah accused of abusing her husband and children
    by Agence France-Presse on 22. februar 2019 at 01:22

    The husband of a Korean Air heiress known for a “nut rage” tantrum that sparked uproar in South Korea has accused his wife of abusing him and their young children, police said on Thursday.Cho Hyun-ah shot to international infamy in 2014 when she lost her temper over the way she was served nuts in first class before take-off from New York.She was sentenced to a year in prison for hampering an air route after ordering the Seoul-bound Korean Air plane back to the gate so she could have a flight […]

  • NESDC gets orders to chart new course
    on 22. februar 2019 at 01:12

    The state planning unit has been instructed to function as the leader of all government agencies and rev up mapping strategies to focus on seven agenda items, including balancing the economy and bioeconomy development. […]

  • Thai elections: Thai Raksa Chart party that put Princess Ubolratana forward as candidate for PM defiant ahead of court ruling on controversial move
    by Jitsiree Thongnoi on 22. februar 2019 at 01:02

    The political party that stunned Thailand with its now-vetoed nomination of King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s sister as its prime ministerial candidate has resumed campaigning following a temporary suspension, with its leaders putting up a defiant front ahead of a court ruling over the contentious move.Chaturon Chaisang, one of the Thai Raksa Chart party’s top leaders, said this week that he and his colleagues would continue to campaign as usual until the Constitutional Court decides their fate. T […]

  • Falling house prices won’t improve affordability as much as you might think
    by Chua Chern Toong on 22. februar 2019 at 01:00

    HOUSING prices are falling in Sydney and Melbourne, so housing must be becoming more affordable – right? The post Falling house prices won’t improve affordability as much as you might think appeared first on Asian Correspondent. […]

  • NLA nod clears path for scripless issuance, tokenisation
    on 22. februar 2019 at 00:44

    An amendment to the Securities and Exchange Act received the endorsement of the National Legislative Assembly on Feb 8, paving the way for scripless securities issuance and tokenised securities via blockchain technology. […]

  • Business registrations up 78% in January
    on 22. februar 2019 at 00:22

    The number of business registrations surged 78% year-on-year in January, led by logistics and transport, on the back of growing online trade and active investment in the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). […]

  • B1bn earmarked to improve road safety around schools
    on 22. februar 2019 at 00:01

    More than one billion baht has been earmarked to fund the Department of Rural Road's road safety project for schools nationwide, said the department's acting director-general Kritthep Simli. […]

  • Doubts on pot use linger over amended drug law
    on 21. februar 2019 at 23:37

    Experts are saying that both users and producers of marijuana-based drugs for medical purposes will face numerous restrictions under the amended Narcotics Act, despite the fact the government had just legalised the medical use of marijuana. […]

  • World’s biggest bee, nicknamed the ‘flying bulldog’, is re-discovered in Indonesia 38 years after last sighting
    by Agence France-Presse on 21. februar 2019 at 23:22

    The world’s largest bee – a giant insect roughly the size of a human thumb – has been rediscovered in a remote part of Indonesia in its first sighting in nearly 40 years, researchers said Thursday.Despite its conspicuous size, no one had observed Wallace’s Giant Bee – discovered in the 19th century by British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace and nicknamed the “flying bulldog” – in the wild since 1981, the Global Wildlife Conservation said.“To actually see how beautiful and big the species is in […]

  • Few Takers as Cambodia Tries to Lure Back Banned Opposition Politicians
    on 21. februar 2019 at 23:05

    Only 2 of 118 members of the CNRP officials banned in late 2017 have sought pardons. […]

  • Malaysia forms Royal Commission of Inquiry into allegations of judicial misconduct
    by Tashny Sukumaran on 21. februar 2019 at 23:01

    The Malaysian government has promised to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the nation’s judiciary, following shocking allegations of collusion and misconduct by an appeal court judge.Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad confirmed that the government had agreed to form a commission into the allegations on Thursday, according to reports in domestic media.“We are setting up the [commission] and it’s up to them to look into the allegations made by the judge,” he said, adding that the terms of […]

  • Monks and Activists Hold Buddhist Ceremony to Protect Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest
    on 21. februar 2019 at 22:20

    Illegal logging continues to ravage the forest while authorities look the other way. […]