The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) put the spotlight on investment opportunities for investors in Singapore in a roundtable organized by Standard Chartered Bank. BSP Governor Benjamin E. Diokno highlighted key economic liberalization reforms, such as the recently amended Public Service Act (PSA), the amended Foreign Investments Act (FIA), and the amended Retail Trade … [Read more...] about Standard Chartered hosts investor roundtable with the BSP in Singapore
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KOTA KINABALU: The Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK) is looking to introduce new rules for dog owners amidst growing concerns over the population of stray dogs in the city. DBKK Mayor Datuk Noorliza Awang Alip said that they were considering amending the by-laws in order to set guidelines on how many dogs people can keep as pets in their premises. She said that the present … [Read more...] about DBKK looking at amending city by-laws to resolve stray dogs issue
KUALA LUMPUR: The Court of Appeal has set Aug 5 to deliver its verdict on the appeal by the government seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that children born overseas to Malaysian mothers married to foreigners are entitled to automatic Malaysian citizenship. Association of Family Support & Welfare Selangor & Kuala Lumpur (Family Frontiers) president Suriani Kempe … [Read more...] about Malaysian mothers citizenship case: Decision deferred to Aug 5
Macron's centrist alliance finished Sunday's parliamentary elections 44 seats short of a majority in the National Assembly, as a new left-wing coalition and the far right made major gains PARIS - President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged France's political forces to make compromises to end a political deadlock sparked by his failure to retain a parliamentary majority that … [Read more...] about Macron urges ‘compromises’ to break France impasse
ONLINE gambling is almost commonplace and ads for such activities can be seen in dodgy websites, spam email as well as unsolicited SMS and WhatsApp messages. Is gambling on online casinos and betting sites illegal? Verdict: TRUE Online gambling is illegal under the current Common Gaming Houses Act 1953 (CGHA), the Betting Act 1953 (although the Act does not … [Read more...] about QuickCheck: Is online gambling currently illegal in Malaysia?