KUALA LUMPUR , Malaysia – An alliance of Malaysian opposition parties led by the country’s 92-year-old former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad won a fiercely contested general election, ending the 60-year rule of the Malay-dominated National Front. The result is a political earthquake for Muslim-majority Malaysia, sweeping aside the government of Prime Minister Najib … [Read more...] about Opposition Parties in Malaysia End 60-Year Hold on Power, Najib Razak VOTED OUT
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– TEHRAN – Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization spokesman and Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi have announced Iran will the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama and the European Union. President Donald Trump issued a strong warning to Iran after its announcement that it has increased its uranium enrichment above the limit set by the nuclear deal that Tehran … [Read more...] about Iran Announces It’s Breaching the 2015 Nuclear Accord
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?
India is keen to push for the expansion of the Trilateral Highway to Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam and increase trade with ASEAN. The highway currently links India to Thailand via Myanmar, stretching some 1,400km. If extended, the new route would total approximately 3,200km. The highway is also part of India’s Act East policy, a successor to the Look East policy, a … [Read more...] about India Eager for Expansion of Trilateral Highway to Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong addressed the issue of the section 377A of the penal code, which criminalises sex between men, and its impact on Singapore society in an interview with Bloomberg's editor-in-chief John Micklethwait. Wong did not provide new details in terms of the government's … [Read more...] about 377A a ‘live issue’ for S’pore govt, engaging different groups on how best to move forward: Lawrence Wong