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Trump invitations ASEAN leaders, together with Duterte, to summit in US
US President Donald Trump has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and 11 different leaders of the Affiliation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to a summit to be held in Las Vegas in March.
“The invitation was first conveyed in the course of the ASEAN-US assembly on the ASEAN Summit and associated summits in Bangkok final November. America then reiterated its invitation by means of a letter dated 9 January, 2020,” the Palace stated.
The Palace additionally launched a replica of Trump’s letter to the ASEAN leaders dated 1 November, given throughout final 12 months’s ASEAN summit in Bangkok. – Philippine Day by day Inquirer
India says no assembly with Malaysia in Davos as palm row simmers
India’s commerce minister is not going to meet together with his Malaysian counterpart in Davos subsequent week due to his tight schedule, an Indian commerce ministry official stated on Sunday, as a spat simmers between the highest purchaser of palm oil and its largest provider.
Hindu-majority India has repeatedly objected to Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad talking out in opposition to a brand new citizenship regulation which critics say discriminate in opposition to Muslims. – The New Straits Instances
Wuhan virus: third loss of life reported in China as circumstances soar previous 200; new circumstances confirmed in Beijing, Shenzhen
The Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan on Monday (20 January) reported a dramatic improve of 136 circumstances of the mysterious SARS-like virus, together with one loss of life, as new circumstances had been confirmed for the primary time exterior town in Beijing and Shenzhen.
The sharp spike in detected circumstances comes as travelling intensifies forward of this weekend’s Chinese language New Yr holidays, sparking fears that the mass human motion might contribute to the unfold of illness. – The Straits Instances
Hundreds of Myanmar staff rally for greater minimal wage
Hundreds of staff in Yangon on Sunday took to the streets to demand a rise within the minimal wage to Ok9800 (US$6.66) forward of the assessment of the nation’s new minimal wage regulation.
Ko Thwin Aung, chair of Myan Mhu garment staff union, stated the present minimal wage of Ok4800 (US$three.26) is beneath the price of residing within the nation. – Myanmar Instances
Malaysia to roll out 5G expertise
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad stated Malaysia is on observe to commercially roll out 5G expertise within the third quarter of 2020.
Launching the 5G Malaysia Demonstration Tasks right here final evening, he stated this marks a big starting within the nation’s journey in the direction of strengthening its financial system to realize sustainable progress and share the nation’s prosperity with the individuals. – The Star