A panel of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) thinks a political party may be set up without a required amount of seed funds but such parties should not be allowed to field MP candidates, according to one of its members.
WASHINGTON: The US economy started 2017 with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government on Friday revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2% -- better than an earlier estimate of 0.7% but well below President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets.
PHNOM PENH - A floating bridge has opened for use by foreign tourists and local visitors at Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat, enabling them to reach the ancient temple while the original stone bridge undergoes renovation by Cambodian and Japanese experts.
Longer lifespans and disappointing investment returns will result in a retirement-savings shortfall of $400 trillion in three decades, a figure more than five times the size of the global economy, according to a new World Economic Forum report.
HARARE: Despite his advancing years and increasing frailty, 93-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe shows few signs of losing his love for foreign travel, a predilection that is costing his cash-strapped country dear.
COLOMBO -- When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation.