COVID-19: Malaysia bars all ships from China World

COVID-19: Malaysia bars all ships from China

A temporary ban has been imposed on all international cruise ships that departed or transited from any ports in China from docking in Malaysia, Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said on February 16 in light of the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Philippines expands pork import ban World

Philippines expands pork import ban

The Philippines has expanded the temporary ban on the importation, distribution and sale of pork meat products from 16 to 20 countries and regions affected by the African swine fever (ASF) virus.
Vietnamese sugar mills struggle to compete Business

Vietnamese sugar mills struggle to compete

Low consumption, high inventory and continuously plunging prices mean tough times for domestic sugar mills, said chairman of the Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association (VSSA) Pham Quoc Doanh.