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International brand plans jewellery factory in Cambodia

A “well-known” but the unnamed international brand has chosen Cambodia as the location to set up a new export-oriented jewelry factory, revealing plans to start investment operations in early 2024, the Council for the Development of…

Myanmar to free 7,000 prisoners for Independence day

Myanmar's junta announced an amnesty for 7,000 prisoners to mark Independence Day on Wednesday, January 4, following a show of force in Naypyidaw days after increasing democracy figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi's jail term to 33 years. Swaths…

Malaysia aims to finalize review of 5G rollout this quarter

Malaysia expects “some kind of finality” in its review of the 5G mobile services contract by this quarter, said Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil. The government’s concerns with the 5G services range from the contracts signed to the…