The Star Online

New Laos-Vietnam shared border crossings soon

Laos and Vietnam are preparing to upgrade two more local crossing points to official border crossings to facilitate international visits between them. The facilities to be upgraded are the Pa Hang-Long Sap crossing point between Laos’ Huaphan province and Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa province, and the Dak ...

NGOs: Rail link better, not tunnel

Two active NGOs in Penang want the Penang Undersea Tunnel project scrapped because it will be redundant with two bridges connecting the island to the mainland. []Yan Lee was referring to the Kunming-Singapore railway network, which will crawl northwards from the island republic and connects with ...

The Star Online Reporter

Malaysia has lowest poverty rate in S-E Asia - Salleh

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) World Factbook 2017 has reported that Malaysia’s poverty rate is the lowest among South-East Asian countries, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.He said it was just 3.8% compared to Vietnam and Indonesia (11.3%), Thailand (12.6%) ...

The Star Online Reporter

Mega First unit secures RM634m loan for Laos hydro power project

Mega First Corporation Bhd has secured  loan facilities totalling US$150mil or RM634.87mil to part finance the building of its Don Sahong hydropower project in Laos.It said on Tuesday its unit Mega First Investments (L) Ltd had entered into facility agreements with various financial institutions for club ...

Joseph Chin

U.N. warns of catastrophe as Myanmar Rohingya exodus nears 150,000

Nearly 150,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in less than two weeks, officials said on Wednesday after the United Nations chief warned there is a risk of ethnic cleansing in the former Burma that could destabilise the wider region.Myanmar leader Aung San Suu ...

Wa Lone and Simon Lewis

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