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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will resume fresh talks towards signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the recruitment and placement of domestic helpers, says Datuk Seri M Saravanan.
JOHOR BARU: Maid agencies here are hoping the government will allow foreign maids back into the country soon to clear their huge backlog of bookings for domestic helpers.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's warring parties are thrashing out terms for a peace deal that would extricate Saudi Arabia from a costly war and help alleviate a devastating humanitarian crisis, two sources close to the talks and a Houthi official said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Thursday issued guidance easing the way for delivery of products such as face masks, ventilators and vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic to heavily sanctioned countries like Iran, Venezuela and Syria.
SEOUL: Kim Jong-un (pic) has admitted that North Korea’s food situation is “tense”, state media reported, sounding the alarm in a country that suffered a devastating famine in the 1990s in which hundreds of thousands died.
ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi administration has started renovation work at Sanaa airport, two industry sources said, as the group that holds most of northern Yemen prepares for a possible reopening of the facility under U.N.-led peace efforts.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Anti-government protests in Colombia were sparsely attended on Wednesday, but the economic fall-out of the six-week-old demonstrations is far from over, officials said.
SEOUL (AFP): Behind its self-imposed coronavirus barricade, North Korea is more isolated than ever and authorities are reinforcing loyalty to the regime in the face of desperate times, analysts say.
(Reuters) - Since August 2020 protesters have been blockading logging roads near the Fairy Creek drainage on western Vancouver Island. The dispute has reignited a debate on whether there should be a moratorium on logging Canada's ancient forests.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Nolan Paquette started working part-time at his local sawmill more than 20 years ago while still at school, pushing a broom on the clean-up team. Now 38, Paquette drives trucks and operates machinery at the same Western Forest Products-owned mill in Duke Point, Nanaimo, the third generation of his family to work in forestry on British Columbia's Vancouver Island.