Southeast Asia

Thai police dismiss British woman’s rape allegation

BANGKOK (AP) - Police in Thailand said yesterday that they have dismissed a 19-year-old British tourist’s claim that she was raped on a Thai...

Najib questioned for over six hours in IMDB probe

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) - Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was believed to have been questioned for over six hours at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission...

Vietnam police bust massive meth haul

HANOI (AFP) - Vietnam police discovered a massive haul of suspected methamphetamine worth an estimated USD3 million after pulling over a speeding truck, authorities...

Prayut names General Udomchai as head of southern Thai peace talks

BANGKOK (Bernama) - Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-o-cha has confirmed that General Udomchai Thammasarorath will head the government’s negotiation team in the southern Thai peace talks, replacing General...

Sarawak dog owner fined RM500 for moving pet without permit

KUCHING (Bernama) - A dog owner yesterday became the first offender in Sarawak to be fined RM500 for bringing a dog out of a...

Canopies set up to monitor illegal trade in turtle eggs in...

SANDAKAN (Bernama) - The Wildlife Department will set up canopies in various parts of Sandakan for its officers to monitor the illegal sale of turtle eggs. Sandakan Wildlife...

China-US trade war yet to affect Malaysia: Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Malaysia has not yet felt the significant impact of the ‘trade war’ between China and the United States, said Tun...

Malaysian volunteers fly into warm reception

PALU, Sulawesi (Bernama) - Volunteers of the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organisations (Mapim) flew into a warm reception when they arrived at the...

Anwar in triumphant return to Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia’s leader in waiting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim returned to Parliament as a lawmaker yesterday, and vowed to give former nemesis...

Sultan of Kedah launches stamp, medallion collection

ALOR SETAR (Bernama) - Sultan of Kedah Sultan Sallehuddin ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah yesterday launched the stamp and medallion collection of the installation ceremony of...

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