Southeast Asia

Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah dies

KUANTAN (Bernama) - Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur at 8.50am...

Six dead in Indonesia riots; Widodo says won’t tolerate unrest

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo said yesterday that authorities have the volatile situation in the capital Jakarta under control after six...

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition

MANILA (Xinhua) - Filipinos elected the political allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippine Senate, shutting out opposition candidates critical of the Duterte...

Myanmar President urges for proper preparation of upcoming general election

YANGON (Xinhua) - Myanmar President U Win Myint has urged for proper preparation of the holding of a free and fair general election in...

Malaysia offers scholarships to Palestinian students

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) - Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government has decided to offer scholarships to Palestinian students to pursue bachelor,...

96 individuals sought by Sarawak police

KUCHING (Bernama) – The Sarawak Commercial Crime Investigation Department is currently looking for 96 individuals to assist in the investigations of a wide range...

Six dead, 18 injured after passenger jeep plunges into ravine in...

MANILA (Xinhua) - A passenger jeepney careened off a road and fell into a ravine in the northern Philippines on Tuesday, killing six people...

Cambodia holds royal ploughing ceremony to mark start of farming season

TAKEO, Cambodia (Xinhua) - Cambodia celebrated a traditional royal ploughing ceremony yesterday to mark the annual beginning of farming season. Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, along...

Police nab three, seize drugs worth RM80,000 in Miri

MIRI (Bernama) - Three drug pushers, including two Vietnamese women were arrested in a raid on a luxury residence in Tanjung Lobang on Tuesday. Sarawak...

Five teens hurt fleeing police patrol car

KUANTAN (Bernama) - The excitement of watching an illegal race ended rather disastrously for five teenagers when the car they were in went out...

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