Southeast Asia

Phnom Penh determined to win war on waste

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Phnom Penh is looking to go green in its efforts to tackle the mountain of waste –...

Ethnic Phnong villagers turn to homegrown produce for a living

PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - As she walks in the rain, the 65-year-old ethnic Phnong woman is on her way to Sen...

Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

NAGA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried...

Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia’s President has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official...

New act to improve promotions for top public service officers

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) - The Malaysian government has agreed to draft a Public Services Act to improve promotion process for officers in the senior management...

Malaysian death sentences commuted for three Mexican brothers

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The death sentences against three Mexican brothers convicted of drug trafficking in Malaysia have been commuted to prison terms,...

Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Cambodia has pardoned Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced last month to six years in jail on an...

Mahathir says UMNO leaders have met him

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) - Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday several UMNO leaders have met him recently. The Chairman of Pakatan Harapan (PH) and...

I do not condone child marriages: Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) - Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said her latest statement on the marriage of a 15-year-old girl...

Najib posts RM1M of RM3.5M bail amount

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Malaysian former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is facing four counts of corruption involving RM2.282 billion of...

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