Southeast Asia

Seven French fighter jets make emergency landing in Indonesia

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Poor weather conditions have forced seven French navy fighter jets taking part in a training exercise to make emergency...

39 Malaysians detained in Syria want to come home: Police

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorism activities have contacted the police...

Govt rejects proposal on special subject on religion in Malaysia

KLUANG (Bernama) - Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has rejected the Malaysian Youth Council (MBM)’s proposal that a special subject to learn about other religions, apart...

Man detained, RM70K worth of firecrackers seized

ALOR SETAR (Bernama) - Police detained a man and seized 36 boxes of firecrackers and fireworks, worth RM70,000, at a fishermen’s landing area in...

Man injured in Sik firecracker mishap

ALOR SETAR (Bernama) - A 34-year-old man in Sik learnt the hard way when the firecracker he was carrying in his hand exploded yesterday. Kedah...

Attack on entertainment outlet: ‘Datuk Seri’ surrenders to police

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - A man, with the ‘Datuk Seri’ title, wanted in connection with an attack at an entertainment premises in Jalan Klang Lama...

Teacher detained for assaulting students in Lawas

LAWAS (Bernama) - Police detained a teacher to assist in the investigation into allegations of assault and sodomy involving five boys at a primary school...

Noodle factory raided for using unsanctioned Halal logo

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry of Malaysia raided a yellow noodle and kuey teow processing factory at Taman...

Australians cast ballots at Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Over 1,000 Australians currently living and travelling in Malaysia had cast their ballots in the Australian Federal Election at Australian...

Indonesians waiting for May 22 with bated breath

JAKARTA (Bernama) - On May 22, the General Election Commission (KPU) will announce the results of the 2019 Indonesian presidential election but anxiety is building...

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