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?
Vietnam is one of the world’s largest exporters of timber and timber products. It has become a vastly important part of the country’s economy. But what challenges are the country experiencing, and how can it leverage the timber industry to enhance economic growth? Vietnam’s forestry sector exports contributed US$12.5 billion to the country’s economy in 2020, according to … [Read more...] about Opportunities for Foreign Investors in Vietnam’s Timber Industry
It’s not just tourists that get ripped off by the notorious Win drivers in Bangkok (The Thaiger is a regular Grab Bike user but has never had any specific problems with Win drivers). A win-motorcycle user (motorcycle taxi) has related a recent rip off on Thailand’s most popular website, Pantip. The user said they were traveling with another friend from Victory Monument to the … [Read more...] about Motorcycle ‘win’ drivers charge 380 baht for 4.7 kilometre trip through Bangkok
INQUIRER.net stock photo LUCENA CITY—Anti-narcotics agents arrested four drug suspects in a buy-bust operation Thursday in Bacoor City in Cavite province. The Police Regional Office 4A reported that members of the local drug enforcement unit busted Jojo Markay, Kristofer Mariano, Michael Medina, and Howard Imperial at around 12:30 a.m. after they sold shabu (crystal … [Read more...] about 4 drug pushers nabbed in Cavite
BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): The country is now ready for the great reopening and that makes me ponder about my day-to-day life during the pandemic. There are so many memories. For instance, I remember wondering how can I survive the pandemic due to the slow progress of vaccination by the government at the outset? Will the pandemic sweep away our economy? And how … [Read more...] about Legalising cannabis is a journey into the unknown: The Nation contributor