A senior UN official is visiting Myanmar this week, the UN said, on a rare visit that comes amid domestic political turmoil and fraying ties between Myanmar and its Southeast Asian neighbours. Myanmar has been in chaos since the military overthrew an elected government led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi early last year and launched a bloody crackdown on protests that … [Read more...] about UN special envoy to visit Myanmar amid ‘deteriorating situation’
Malaysians have been in an uproar over the past couple of weeks after it was revealed that 6 billion ringgit (S$1.8 billion) had been paid for six naval ships that remain undelivered well past the deadline, adding to the crisis facing Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and his nascent administration. Ismail Sabri, who was made prime minister barely a year ago, has been under … [Read more...] about Will missing ships scandal sink Malaysian PM’s team, Umno leadership?
CARACAS – In a desperate move to raise funds Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro has removed approximately 8 tons of gold from Venezuelan central bank’s vaults, legislator and three government sources told Thompson Reuters . The gold was removed in government vehicles between Wednesday and Friday last week when there were no regular security guards present at the bank, … [Read more...] about Venezuelan Dictator Maduro Removes Tons of Gold from Venezuelan Central Vank’s Vaults