17 November 2019


India: Women turned away from Sabarimala temple as pilgrimage season opens (1)
By Deutsche Welle 2019/11/17 06:03 The gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, located in the India's southwestern state of Kerala, opened for the two-month-long pilgrimage season amid tight security on Saturday as police prevented some women from entering the Hindu temple complex. According to the Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency, police turned away at least 10 women on Saturday who were trying to enter the temple.
Yoma Strategic and FMI forge key partnership with Philippines' Ayala Corporation (1)
Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. and its affiliated company, First Myanmar Investment Public Co. Ltd. announced this week that one of the Philippines' leading conglomerates, Ayala Corporation, would be investing US$237.5 million for a 20 percent stake in each of the Yoma Group companies, signifying the largest FDI made by the Philippines private sector into Myanmar. Yoma's father and son team stressed the importance of the two family-run
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