Southeast Asia

Labuan to soar with Grand Prix of the Sea

LABUAN (Bernama) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday expressed support for Labuan’s desire to become an international water sports hub with the organisation of...

Respect judicial independence: Sultan of Johor

MUAR (Bernama) - The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar yesterday called on the people in the country to respect and uphold the...

Myanmar makes record drug bust with 30 million meth pills

YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar has seized 30 million meth pills along with more than two tonnes of "ice" and heroin in a record bust,...

Sibu division takes measures to curb rabies

SIBU (Bernama) - The local authorities are taking measures to curb the spread of rabies disease in Sibu Division following the detection of rabies-positive dogs in...

Two dead, three injured in lorry-car collision at Tenom

TENOM (Bernama) - Two siblings were killed and three others injured, one of them in serious condition in a road accident involving a three-tonne lorry and a car at...

Water vending machine salesman charged with misappropriating RM58,000

PETALING JAYA (Bernama) - A water vending machine salesman claimed trial in two Magistrate’s Court yesterday to two counts of misappropriation involving RM58,000. On the first charge, Muhammad  Ashraf Johari, 29, allegedly...

New Penang Island mayor pledges to elevate city

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Islanders can count on Yew Tung Seang’s plan to turn Penang into a smart, resilient and sustainable city. The...

Myanmar, China vow to promote peace in border areas

HANOI (Bernama) - Myanmar and China pledged to further promote bilateral ties and maintain peace and stability in the border areas between the two...

Indonesia sends mission to take part in Thailand’s Umbrella Festival 

JAKARTA (Xinhua) - Indonesia sent a mission to take part in Thailand’s annual Bo Sang Umbrella Festival slated for today to January 21 in...

Vietnam: Over 1,000 artefacts of My Son Sanctuary go digital

QUANG NAM (Central Vietnam) (Bernama) - More than 1,000 artefacts uncovered during the excavation and restoration of towers in the world heritage site of...

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