‘We must brace ourselves … our economy will be affected’, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his New Year’s Eve message, referring to a troubled international outlook.
Yang was confined in the bathroom after the handle fell off and her efforts to attract neighbours’ attention by knocking loudly on the door were in vain.
Unlike in Japan or India, Malaysia will place no additional restrictions on travellers from China, the health minister said – despite calls from her predecessor for a pre-departure Covid test requirement to be imposed.
Philippines’ health department is confident existing health protocols are sufficient, and most of population is fully vaccinated; Indonesia removes remaining control measures, says most of population has antibodies against the disease.
Angry viewers flooded Korean broadcaster MBC TV with complaints calling for its ‘reality-empathy talk show’ featuring a popular psychiatrist to be cancelled after it aired footage of a man molesting his 7-year-old stepdaughter.
Action taken by four MPs triggered Malaysian laws meant to curb defections – a lawmaker who ceases to be a member of his party leaves his seat vacant, thereby requiring a fresh election in his constituency.
Innovation and technology (I&T) has become a core means of boosting sustainable economic development in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), and has continued to attract a lot of investment from the city’s administration.
Companies, variable capital companies and business trusts in Singapore will no longer be able to hold formal meeting online effective 1 July 2023, unless they are expressly allowed to do so under their written laws or governing instruments.
Singapore has launched a new scheme under which certain companies with expansion plans will be able to hire more foreign workers above the quota for their industry in a two-year period.
New draft legislation for the UK’s electricity generator levy (EGL) contains some substantive changes from the policy that was first announced in November, according to one legal expert.