Court cancels arrest warrant for ex-intel chief

Former intelligence chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid. KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today cancelled the warrant of arrest for former intelligence chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid over her failure to turn up in court last week. Judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah made the order after hearing her lawyers’ explanation of her absence from the case mention for her […]

Why a political feud could add to Thailand’s slowdown

People walk past Thai flags outside of the Stock Exchange of Thailand in Bangkok. (AFP pic) BANGKOK: Thailand still doesn’t have a new government in place following March’s divisive election, and the delay is pushing out the timeline for big infrastructure projects just as the economy slows. The outgoing military administration, whose proxy party is […]