Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Malaysia Readies New Deal for Bangladesh’s Fleeced Migrant Workers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Malaysia is edging toward a new deal with Bangladesh to lift a ban imposed on migrant workers from Bangladesh more than a year ago over concerns that recruitment agencies were driving them into forced labor.Rights advocates are…

US Extends License for Businesses to Work With Huawei by 90 Days

WASHINGTON – The United States on Monday granted another 90 days for companies to cease doing business with China’s telecoms giant Huawei, saying this would allow service providers to continue to serve rural areas.President Donald Trump in May effectiv…

Anger As Policeman Charged with Murder of Aboriginal Australian Teenager

SYDNEY – There have been protests around Australia after the alleged murder in police custody of an Aboriginal man by a police officer in the Northern Territory. Kumanjayi Walker, 19, was shot dead on November 9 in the remote Indigenous settlement of Y…

Indonesia Arrests 43 People Following Suicide Attack

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Indonesian police said Monday that they have arrested 43 suspected militants believed to have links to last week’s suicide attack at a busy police station in the country’s third-largest city.National police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo …

Indonesia Arrests 43 People Following Suicide Attack

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Indonesian police said Monday that they have arrested 43 suspected militants believed to have links to last week’s suicide attack at a busy police station in the country’s third-largest city.National police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo …