The mass return to Bangkok begins

Bangkok’s light traffic and quiet roads over the last couple of days will begin to return to the normal congestion today (Monday), as New Year revellers return in droves, making it slow going on several highways.   According to the state-run Transport Company, between 50,000 and 60,000 passengers are expected to arrive at its main […]

Which countries have imposed fresh Covid rules on travellers from China?

Around a dozen countries have slapped fresh travel regulations on travellers from China, as the world’s most populous nation faces a surge in Covid cases following its decision to relax strict virus restrictions.   Here is a run-down of the countries that have imposed mandatory Covid tests and other rules on arrivals from China:   […]

A breath of hope for Rohingya women in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

How providing cash, piglets and business training is helping Rohingya survivors of gender-based violence, and those at risk, in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.   Rakhine State, Myanmar – Daw Mya Mya Aye, 60, could not hide her joy as she joined fellow villagers in sharing how the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) breathed hope into their […]

Dhaka Stock Exchange Extends Technology Partnership with Nasdaq

NEW YORK and DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced the extension of their partnership where Nasdaq provides DSE with trading technology. The agreement includes an upgrade of Nasdaq´s X-stream INET technology in order to accommodate the increasing trading activity of the exchange with […]