Malaysian King convenes meeting on parliament operations World

Malaysian King convenes meeting on parliament operations

Malaysia has been under a state of emergency since January 12 until August 1 due to COVID-19. Parliament sittings are not allowed to take place during the emergency. The country's opposition has since called for parliament to be reconvened to allow discussion and bilateral cooperation on the pandemic response
Myanmar foreign policy remains unchanged: Military leader World

Myanmar foreign policy remains unchanged: Military leader

Myanmar’s foreign policy will remain unchanged and the country will continue to pursue friendly relations with all other nations, said Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Min Aung Hlaing in a televised address on February 8.
Malaysia declares COVID-19 emergency state World

Malaysia declares COVID-19 emergency state

Malaysia’s government on December 16 declared a state of emergency to stop by-elections in two constituencies scheduled for next month, as the country recorded a spike in coronavirus cases over the past few months.
Thailand extends state emergency in southernmost provinces World

Thailand extends state emergency in southernmost provinces

The Emergency Situation Administration Committee (ESAC) of Thailand has decided to extend the state of emergency in the restive southern border provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat for another three months from December 20 for security reasons.