Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:15:33

Malaysia: Five terror suspects arrested

World

Malaysia: Five terror suspects arrested

Malaysia arrested five suspects, including a former Al-Qaeda member, in an anti-terrorism operation last month, the Malaysia-based news provider The Star reported on November 1.

Global investors eye Vietnam’s real estate market

World

Global investors eye Vietnam’s real estate market

Foreign investors cannot take their eyes off the Vietnamese real estate market, one of the most dynamic emerging markets globally, according to an article by regional managing director, Southeast Asia, CBRE Vikram Kohli on www.bussinesstimes.com.sg.

More objects related to Lion Air JT610 plane found

World

More objects related to Lion Air JT610 plane found

Ship Baruna Jaya I of the Marine Survey Technology of the Indonesia Research and Technology Agency has detected signals from the suspected black box of Lion Air JT610 plane, said head of the agency M. Ilyas on October 31.

CPTPP to come into force in late 2018

World

CPTPP to come into force in late 2018

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is hoped to take effect in December 2018 after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on October 30 that his country had ratified the agreement.

Indonesia orders checks on all Boeing 737 Max planes

World

Indonesia orders checks on all Boeing 737 Max planes

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya has ordered local airlines Lion Air and Garuda to inspect their Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes in the context that authorities continue investigation and search for victims of Lion Air plane crash on October 29.

ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

World

ASEAN, IRENA work to promote renewable energy development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to support the ASEAN’s goal of raising the share of renewable energy to 23 percent of all energy sources by 2025.