Fijian girls as young as 16 years old are being sold for sex by pimps to earn quick cash of up to F$500 (US$278) a day.
Economic restructuring will be painful but it cannot be put off any longer, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday, as he presented the choice confronting Singapore.
The government rolled out one of the most generous budgets in recent years yesterday, balanced finely between helping firms raise their game and ensuring that individuals get the help they need.
In a surprise verdict, the Jakarta corruption court has sentenced Amran Batalipu, the former regent of Buol in Central Sulawesi, to seven years and six months in jail for bribery, the heaviest punishment given to an official for committing the crime in the last four years. Amran accepted Rp 3 billion from a bussinessman regarding a mining business license and land use certificate in Buol.
According to the Vietnam State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs, overseas remittances to Vietnam were estimated to total 10 billion U.S. dollars in 2012 (up 10 percent over 2011), the highest figure in the last four years. Most of the remittances were sent through banks compared to previous years when a lot was exchanged on the black market.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law to conscript people charged with serious crimes, including murder, robbery, larceny, drug trafficking and other outsta
Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has called on China and Indonesia to strengthen exchanges in public welfare and jointly improve people's livelihood a
Türkiye said on Tuesday it has been coordinating efforts to remove obstacles to the export of Russian grain and fertilizer.The deal that paved the way for the resumptio
On the afternoon of 14 November local time, President Xi Jinping had a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden in Bali, Indonesia. The two presidents had a candid and in-
The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has abolished 17 political parties following their failure to comply with laws governing political parties in the country.The EC
The 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit kicked off in Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday with issues pertaining to world economic recovery, world health systems and