Thailand studies Malacca bypass to link Indian and Pacific oceans

Business Aug 30, 2020

Thailand studies Malacca bypass to link Indian and Pacific oceans

Thailand is looking to construct a land passageway that would connect the Indian and Pacific Oceans, bypassing one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. The Strait of Malacca, a narrow sea lane between Malaysia and Singapore, is currently the shortest sea route linking the Asia-Pacific ...

Japan and Cambodia to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions in September

National Aug 23, 2020

Japan and Cambodia to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions in September

Japan and Cambodia agreed Saturday to reopen borders to their expatriates as early as next month on condition they self-quarantine for 14 days and take other precautions against the novel coronavirus. Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi agreed on the policy with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

MUFG to support Southeast Asian students in Japan amid pandemic

Business Aug 14, 2020

MUFG to support Southeast Asian students in Japan amid pandemic

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. said Friday it will donate a total of ¥400 million to support students from Southeast Asia who are facing difficulties continuing their study in Japan due to the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic. The donations will be made ...