Disillusioned at house, super-rich Chinese language set their sights on Singapore

SINGAPORE, Jan 31, (Reuters) – Like many wealthy Chinese language, graduate scholar Zayn Zhang thinks Singapore might be very best to park his household’s wealth. He is hoping that finding out at a college within the Asian monetary hub will result in everlasting residency and whereas the 26-year-old hits the books, his spouse is out … Read more

In Beijing’s yard, U.S. demonstrates its army would possibly

ABOARD THE NIMITZ, South China Sea, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Over a couple of hours beneath gray skies, dozens of fight planes and helicopters roar on and off the flight deck of the plane provider Nimitz, in an indication of U.S. army energy in a few of the world’s most hotly contested waters. MH-60 Seahawk … Read more

Explainer: Why Malaysia is contemplating a ban on palm oil exports to the European Union

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Malaysia, the world’s second-largest palm oil producer, on Thursday mentioned it would cease palm exports to the European Union after the bloc imposed extra import restrictions on the edible oil resulting from issues over deforestation. WHAT IS THE DISAGREEMENT ABOUT? Malaysia and Indonesia have for years been at loggerheads … Read more

The New Yr rings in as Asia then Europe usher out 2022

Dec 31 (Reuters) – With fireworks deliberate in Paris, hopes for an finish to warfare in Kyiv, and a return to post-COVID normality in Australia and China, Europe and Asia bid farewell to 2022. It was a yr marked for a lot of by the battle in Ukraine, financial stresses and the consequences of world … Read more

Chinese language jet got here inside 10 ft of U.S. army plane -U.S. army

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – A Chinese language army aircraft got here inside 10 ft (3 metres) of a U.S. air power plane within the contested South China Sea final week and compelled it to take evasive maneuvers to keep away from a collision in worldwide airspace, the U.S. army mentioned on Thursday. The shut … Read more

Taiwan to increase conscription to 1 12 months, citing rising China menace

Taiwan to increase army service to 1 12 months from 4 months President cites rising menace from China President says we select democracy over dictatorship China held mass air drive drills close to Taiwan on Sunday TAIPEI, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Taiwan will prolong obligatory army service to 1 12 months from 4 months from … Read more

Malaysia landslide kills 12 at campsite, greater than 20 lacking

Landslide ripped by means of farm campsite round 3 am Eight injured, at the least 50 discovered protected Virtually 400 folks concerned in search and rescue – police KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 (Reuters) – A landslide killed at the least 12 folks whereas they slept at a campsite in Malaysia early on Friday, officers mentioned, … Read more

China says it drove away U.S. cruiser close to Spratly Islands

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) – China’s navy mentioned on Tuesday it drove away a U.S. guided-missile cruiser that “illegally intruded” into waters close to the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands, an assertion the U.S. Navy disputed. “The actions of the U.S. navy significantly violated China’s sovereignty and safety,” mentioned Tian Junli, spokesman for the Southern … Read more

Explainer: Who’s Malaysia’s king and why is he choosing the prime minister?

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Malaysian King Al-Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah is within the highlight as he mulls his alternative on who would be the nation’s subsequent prime minister, after an election left no occasion with a majority in parliament and coalition talks failed. Al-Sultan Abdullah on Tuesday stated he would “quickly” determine … Read more

Explainer: What to anticipate as Malaysia’s break up election leaves scramble to type govt

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s political leaders have been scrambling to type a coalition authorities on Sunday after an election produced an unprecedented hung parliament, with no group capable of declare a majority. Longtime opposition chief Anwar Ibrahim and former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin every mentioned they may type a authorities with assist … Read more