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DOJ reportedly investigates crypto company Tether for possible bank fraud

A smartphone displays the Tether market value on the via The Crypto App.Guillaume Payen | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesThe Justice Department is investigating possible bank fraud by executives of Tether Ltd. stemming from actions during the early days of its stablecoin cryptocurrency, according to Bloomberg News.The probe has implications for the cryptomarket.…

Malaysia PM faces parliament for first time in turbulent 2021

published : 26 Jul 2021 at 11:39 Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin speaks during a session of the lower house of parliament, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday. (Malaysia Information Department/Famer Roheni/Handout via Reuters) Malaysia’s parliament sat for the first time this year on Monday, providing lawmakers an opportunity to grill Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin…

Covid-19 train cancelled

published : 26 Jul 2021 at 11:14 Nakhon Ratchasima train station in Muang district (file photo). NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A special train scheduled to take Covid-19 patients home from Bangkok to the Northeast on Monday was cancelled, with the State Railway of Thailand saying there were too few passengers. The government earlier instructed SRT to make…

Two Australian cities eye end of virus lockdowns

published : 26 Jul 2021 at 10:45 The coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne is likely to be lifted this week as an outbreak was brought under control MELBOURNE: Coronavirus lockdowns are likely to be lifted in two major Australian cities this week, authorities said Monday, as outbreaks of the Delta variant were brought under control.Around half…