Daily Archives: February 14, 2019

Uganda’s Tourism Minister Sparks Controversy over Curvy Women Contest

KAMPALA Uganda’s junior minister for tourism this month sparked controversy by suggesting that curvy women could be promoted as a tourist attraction. Uganda earns billions of dollars off of wildlife tourism but, the idea of adding women to that list …

Trade Project Builds Somaliland’s Economy; Leaders Seek More

WASHINGTON As a yearlong project aimed at helping Somaliland develop its trade relationship with Ethiopia winds down, top leaders hope more assistance will bolster the country’s economy and strengthen its standing in the Horn of Africa, a region that experienced …

Trade Project Builds Somaliland’s Economy; Leaders Seek More

WASHINGTON As a yearlong project aimed at helping Somaliland develop its trade relationship with Ethiopia winds down, top leaders hope more assistance will bolster the country’s economy and strengthen its standing in the Horn of Africa, a region that experienced …

Thailand appreciates Malaysia’s efforts towards peace in its southern provinces, says envoy

KUALA LUMPUR, Thailand appreciates Malaysia’s role and contributions as a facilitator for the ongoing peace process in the kingdom’s several restive southern border provinces, says its ambassador to Malaysia Narong Sasitorn.

The situation on the southern provinces are complex and …

Former first lady of Malaysia given seven days to check and confirm existence of 44 pieces of jewellery

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court here today ordered the wife of the former Malaysian prime minister, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor to check and confirm in seven days the existence of 44 units of jewellery worth US$14.79 million or almost RM60 …