Mongolia Launches National Programme To Promote Football Development

Mongolia has officially launched a national programme, to promote the development of football, under the auspices of President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, the presidential press office said yesterday. The national programme is being implemented across the country, within the framework of developing public sports, reflected in the president’s policy and the government’s “Healthy Mongolians” programme, according to […]

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ASEAN, US committed to advance cooperation in maritime domain

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States committed to advancing their cooperation in the maritime domain through ASEAN-led mechanisms. A joint vision statement released after the ASEAN-US Special Summit held in Washington D.C. on May 12-13, said they planned to forge new ties as well as to promote cooperation and coordination […]

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Malaysia Reports 2,373 New COVID-19 Infections, Five More Deaths

Malaysia reported 2,373 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight, bringing the national total to 4,475,873, according to the health ministry. There are three new imported cases, with 2,370 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed. Five more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 35,612. The ministry reported 1,340 new […]

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Malaysian FM, Myanmar’s NUG FM meet in Washington

Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah had an informal meeting with Foreign Minister of Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG), Zin Mar Aung in Washington D.C. on Saturday. In his Twitter posting, Saifuddin said he expressed Malaysia’s support and solidarity with the people of Myanmar and stood ready to work towards restoring peace and democracy in the […]

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Malaysian government effort to work with US CBP will help address forced labour issues

Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has expressed support for the government’s initiatives to explore more business opportunities with the United States (US), including the move to work together with the US Department of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in addressing forced labour issues. “The initiative to set up a working committee with the US CBP to address the issues of forced labour will […]

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ASEAN, US redouble collective efforts towards peaceful solution in Myanmar — joint vision statement

ASEAN and the United States (US) will redouble their collective efforts towards a peaceful solution in Myanmar. In a joint vision statement after the ASEAN-US Special Summit – the first-ever to be held in Washington, D.C. – it said ASEAN member states and the US remain deeply concerned over the crisis in Myanmar. It said the leaders reiterated their commitment to […]

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Formation of US-Malaysia committee equitable move to resolve palm oil, rubber issues

The establishment of a working committee between Malaysia and the United States to address the issue of alleged forced labour is an equitable move to resolve palm oil and rubber issues, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. In welcoming the decision by the US via its Department of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) […]

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