Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Nasdaq Announces ESG Reporting Technology Solution

New platform seeks to simplify corporate sustainability and ESG reporting process for public companies NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced today it will offer corporate clients an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) workflow and reporting service. The platform seeks to help companies navigate the complex series […]

ACLED Regional Overview – Southeast Asia (12 – 18 January 2020)

In Southeast Asia, key developments from last week include: continued fighting in Myanmar’s Rakhine state; increased separatist violence targeting civilians in Thailand; continued clashes between state forces and Papuan rebels in Indonesia; and fightin…

Residents of Tibet Return Home to Escape Wuhan Virus

Residents of Tibet now traveling in mainland China are returning home to escape the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, which has killed at least 17 people with more than 540 reported infected and is spreading more widely every day, a Tibetan visiting Sha…

US Journalist Arrested in Indonesia Over Alleged Visa Violation

JAKARTA – An American journalist working for an environmental website has been arrested over an alleged visa violation in Indonesia that could send him to jail for years, his employer said Wednesday.Philip Jacobson, 30, was initially detained last mont…

Coronavirus Deaths Rise as Health Agencies Try to Curb Its Spread

WASHINGTON – A new virus spreads within and outside China, and the World Health Organization has confirmed nearly 500 cases, including nearly 20 deaths. Health officials are scrambling to contain the disease, but the virus is new and not much is known …

Indonesia Considers Repatriating More Than 600 Citizens With Alleged Terror Ties

JAKARTA / WASHINGTON – Indonesia is discussing the possible repatriation of 660 citizens with alleged links to terrorism � foreign fighters and dozens of their family members � who have been detained abroad.Mahfud MD, the country’s coordinating ministe…

China’s Wuhan City Closes as Number of Virus Cases, Deaths Rises

China on Wednesday reported hundreds more cases and 17 deaths from the new coronavirus traced to the central city of Wuhan, Hubei province, which has now closed all transport links into and out of the city, with officials warning that the virus could m…