Southeast Asia

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AFP) - More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of...

Philippine FM calls for patience in building peace

UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) - Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano on Saturday called for patience and listening in building peace. "The path to peace must...

Najib hits out at opposition leaders for instilling hatred towards gov’t

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday hit out at the opposition leaders for lying and confusing the people to instil hatred...

Flood situation in Kedah, Perlis expected to return to normal starting...

ALOR SETAR (Bernama) - The floods in Kedah and Perlis is expected to improve starting today with the end of the high-tide phenomenon, said Malaysian Civil Defence...

2 Vietnamese dead, 5 arrested in chase with Philippine navy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Two Vietnamese fishermen were found dead and five others were taken into custody after they were spotted fishing off the...

Battle to free Marawi in Philippines continues, enters 5th month

MANILA (Xinhua) - Bullets continue to fly and rocket bombs continue to explode in Marawi as the military offensive to completely retake the southern...

More explosive devices uncovered in Myanmar northern state

YANGON (Xinhua) - Seven more improvised explosive devices have been uncovered by Myanmar security forces in a village in Yathedaung township of Rakhine state,...

MIC wants gov’t to make policy changes

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) - The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) yesterday called on the government to make some policy changes to further enhance the socio-economic...

Tahfiz school denies problem with parents of fire victims

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Bernama) - The management of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah residential religious school in Keramat Hujung is not embroiled in any problem with parents of the 28 victims of a...

Malaysia’s stand on humanitarian issues should be respected: Ahmad Zahid

PORT DICKSON (Bernama) - Malaysia’s stand on humanitarian issues at the international level should be respected, said Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid...

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