Thai parliament rejects constitutional amendment bill World

Thai parliament rejects constitutional amendment bill

A constitutional amendment bill was rejected by the parliament of Thailand on late March 17 in its third and final reading, failing to get the support of a majority of parliament members and at least one-third of senators as the constitution required, local medica reported.
Indonesia adopts state budget bill into law World

Indonesia adopts state budget bill into law

The Government and House of Representatives of Indonesia passed the 2021 state budget bill into law on October 1, aiming at accelerating economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic and pushing for structural reforms to boost competitiveness.
Malaysian ex-PM ordered to pay nearly 400-mln-USD tax bill World

Malaysian ex-PM ordered to pay nearly 400-mln-USD tax bill

A Malaysian court on July 22 ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak, related to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund, to settle 1.69 billion ringgit (397.41 million USD) in unpaid taxes over seven years while he was still in office, the National News Agency Bernama of Malaysia reported.