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27 September 2022

MALAYSIA

 

United Nations

Malaysia will continue to highlight world issues, says Ismail

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/09/26/malaysia-will-continue-to-highlight-world-issues-says-ismail/

 

Automotive

Malaysia's largest sports car facility to be built by 2025

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/09/26/malaysia039s-largest-sports-car-facility-to-be-built-by-2025

 

Legislation

Over 600,000 sign petition against tobacco bill, claim vape groups

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/09/26/over-600000-sign-petition-against-tobacco-bill-claim-vape-groups/

 

Defamation

Supporters raise RM300,000 in donation drive to pay for Jamal Yunos defamation damages

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2022/09/26/supporters-raise-rm300000-in-donation-drive-to-pay-for-jamal-yunos-defamation-damages/30200

 

Security

Bank Negara wages war on financial scams with new countermeasures, tighter security

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2022/09/26/bank-negara-wages-war-on-financial-scams-with-new-countermeasures-tighter-security/30157

 

1MDB

‘RM2.08bil went to Najib’

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/09/27/rm208bil-went-to-najib

 

Floods

Experts take stock on how DBKL’s flood wall will work

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2022/09/27/experts-take-stock-on-how-dbkls-flood-wall-will-work/

 

ASIA

 

Energy

Bank study group sets out guidelines for financing Asia's energy transition

https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/bank-study-group-sets-out-guidelines-financing-asias-energy-transition-2022-09-26/

 

Risks Are Rising For Asia Pacific’s $1.8 Trillion Renewable Revolution

https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Risks-Are-Rising-For-Asia-Pacifics-18-Trillion-Renewable-Revolution.html

 

Automotive

Thailand, the Detroit of Asia now wants a shot at EVs

https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2022/09/27/thailand-the-detroit-of-asia-now-wants-a-shot-at-evs

 

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Anti-corruption

Australia to create national anti-corruption watchdog

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/australia-create-national-anti-corruption-watchdog-2022-09-27/

 

Privacy

Australia plans privacy overhaul after huge telecom data leak

https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/9/26/australian-plans-privacy-rule-changes-after-telecom-data-leak

 

Recession

Australia forecast to avoid recession

https://www.skynews.com.au/australia-news/politics/australia-forecast-to-avoid-recession/video/fbdd09245f2cb441c0143f449b4cf543

 

 

EUROPE

 

Politics

The far-right wins big in Italy. Here’s what that means for Europe

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/26/italys-relationship-with-europe-with-fratelli-ditalia-at-the-helm.html

 

Weather

Powerful hurricanes get second wind in Europe

https://phys.org/news/2022-09-powerful-hurricanes-europe.html

 

Materials

Umicore launches Europe’s first battery materials gigafactory in Poland

https://insideevs.com/news/612492/umicore-battery-materials-gigafactory-poland/

 

 

GLOBAL

 

Humanitarian Catastrophe

Haiti in a humanitarian catastrophe - UN envoy

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-63042307

 

Space

Nasa flies spacecraft into asteroid in direct hit

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-63039191

 

Funerals

Why a state funeral for slain ex-PM is controversial

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-62976786

 

 

SINGAPORE

 

Repeal

Successful court challenge could be possible if 377A is not repealed

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/singapore/section-377a-successful-court-challenge-possible-if-not-repealed-law-society-forum-2965941

 

Crime

Knife-wielding man who was shot by police in Clementi stand-off pleads guilty

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/singapore/knife-wielding-man-shot-police-clementi-stand-pleads-guilty-2967876

 

Labour

Two workers injured after false ceiling in dormitory rooms collapse

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/singapore/two-workers-injured-after-false-ceiling-dormitory-rooms-collapse-2967856

 

 

UK

 

Currency

What does the pound’s slump mean for the UK and its consumers?

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/sep/26/what-does-pound-slump-mean-for-uk-and-its-consumers

 

Mortgage

Mortgage lenders halt some deals after pound falls

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-63041679

 

Queen Elizabeth II

Seven-year-old girl ‘pushed aside’ during Queen’s coffin incident

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/sep/17/girl-pushed-aside-queen-coffin-incident-funeral

 

 

US

 

Courts

Elon Musk to face deposition by Twitter lawyers ahead of trial

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/sep/26/elon-musk-deposition-twitter-lawyers

 

Citizenship

Putin grants Russian citizenship to US whistleblower Edward Snowden

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/26/putin-grants-russian-citizenship-to-us-whistleblower-edward-snowden

 

Evacuation

Florida issues evacuation order for Tampa ahead of Hurricane Ian

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/26/hurricane-ian-tracker-path-florida-cuba-cayman-islands