Southeast Asia

Joy as US-seized bells ring again on Philippine soil

BALANGIGA, Philippines (AFP) - A sleepy central Philippine town erupted in joy yesterday as bells looted from its church more than a century ago by...

Cambodia seizes over 3.2 tonnes of trafficked elephant tusks at city...

PHNOM PENH (Xinhua) - Cambodian authorities have seized more than 3.2 tonnes of trafficked elephant tusks at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, a senior...

Myanmar’s President praises Rakhine state for ‘auspicious’ year

YANGON(AFP) - Myanmar’s President said yesterday it had been an "auspicious" year for Rakhine state, the violence-scarred territory and epicentre of the Rohingya crisis. More...

Malaysian Agri Ministry vows to address egg shortage

IPOH (Bernama) - A supply shortage has caused the recent increase in the prices of eggs of various grades in several states, it was disclosed...

Eight bodies recovered after landslides hit western Indonesia

JAKARTA (Xinhua) - Rescuers have discovered eight bodies and have been searching for missing persons after landslides hit North Sumatra province of western Indonesia,...

Philippine President orders govt agencies to shun luxury vehicles

MANILA (Xinhua) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered all government agencies to shun luxury vehicles and stick to cars that are "cost effective, fuel-efficient...

Chinese state councillor to visit Laos

BEIJING (Xinhua) - Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Laos from tomorrow to Monday at the...

Kim Jong-nam murder case: Decision on notice of motion on December...

SHAH ALAM (Bernama) - The High Court yesterday fixed December 18 to decide on the notice of motion filed by the first accused in...

Indonesia vows action after AP reports missing migrant girls

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official vowed yesterday to do more to combat human trafficking after an investigation by The Associated Press (AP)...

Police arrest three men involved in Taman Perling murder

JOHOR BAHRU (Bernama) - Police arrested three men at several locations around Skudai, for the alleged involvement in the murder of a man in...

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