Southeast Asia

Opposition a divided group, cannot govern country: Najib

PONTIAN (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that there is no way the opposition pact can govern the country if the parties...

Statements of threat from component party leaders unwelcome: Deputy PM

BAGAN DATUK (Bernama) - Any thinly veiled statement of threats issued by any Barisan Nasional (BN) component party leader is not welcomed as it...

Nearly 2,000 trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

BANGKOK (AP) - Community leaders from the ethnic Kachin community called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the...

DAP Secretary-General to defend state seat despite ongoing trial

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama) - Despite his ongoing corruption trial, DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng will defend the Air Putih state seat in the coming...

State BN chiefs to announce GE14 candidates

BAGAN DATUK (Bernama) – Candidates contesting for the Parliamentary and state seats at the state level in the 14th General Election (GE14) will be...

Thai court acquits northeastern gold mine protesters

BANGKOK (AP) - A court in Thailand found seven environmental activists not guilty yesterday of violating a law on public gatherings that imposes penalties...

Asean security must not be compromised by politics: Hishammuddin

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Politics should not influence the security, stability and standing of countries in the Asean region, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin...

Mahathir says opposition can win with growing support

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) - Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad said a wave of change was evident among rural ethnic Malays and a 30 per...

Indonesia says Panama-flagged ship caused major oil spill

BALIKPAPAN, Indonesia (AFP) - Indonesia yesterday blamed a Panama-flagged ship for causing a major oil spill off Borneo island that killed five and sparked...

Indonesia court rules against seizure of luxury yacht

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - The Indonesian police’s seizure of a luxury yacht at the request of the FBI was unlawful, a Jakarta court said...

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