Southeast Asia

Indonesia tourist bus smashes into billboard, killing 14

SURABAYA, INDONESIA (AP) - A tourist bus with an apparently drowsy driver slammed into a billboard yesterday on a highway on Indonesia’s main island...

Over 120 Myanmar citizens detained for illegally entering Thailand

ELEVEN MEDIA GROUP/ANN - More than 120 Myanmar citizens who had crossed into Thailand by land and waterways to work were nabbed by Thai...

Firemen rescue 60 visitors stranded at waterfall in Melaka

MELAKA (BERNAMA) - The Jasin Fire and Rescue Department has rescued 60 visitors to the Lama Tiga Budaya waterfall in Asahan after they were...

Over 1.5K USDP members killed: Party Chairman

ELEVEN MEDIA GROUP/ANN - Chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) U Than Htay told the BBC in an exclusive interview that...

Search for members of Marcos Jr’s Philippines’ Cabinet ongoing

PHILIPPINES DAILY INQUIRER/ANN - The interview and vetting process is still ongoing for other positions in the Cabinet of presumptive president Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos...

Malaysia seeks additional 5,000 Haj pilgrim quota

BUKIT GANTANG (BERNAMA) - Malaysia has applied for an additional 5,000 Haj quota from the Saudi Arabian government for this year’s Haj season, said...

Lost climber did not have entry permit, says director

BATU PAHAT (BERNAMA) - The climber who got lost at Gunung Banang two days ago was found to have not applied for a permit...

PM sidesteps questions on GE15 date, says UMNO is ready

THE STAR - Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has sidestepped questions on whether or not the general election will be held...

Family stunned by landslide two days after moving into new Ipoh...

THE STAR - A family of five who just moved into their new home in Taman Sri Perkasa, Ipoh in Malaysia two days ago...

SCDF refutes claim of ‘incompetence’ by informant

CNA - The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has refuted the allegations of a caller who reported a road accident and later posted on...

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