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2 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Cambodia military helicopter crash kills 5

A Cambodian military helicopter crashed during a training mission south of the capital on Monday, killing five people on board, police said.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, World News, Cambodia, Lake Buena Vista, FL

6 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Declare War on armed intruders - Sabah leaders tell Najib to 'show leadership'

Several leaders in Sabah have called on the government to declare war against those responsible for the death of marine police corporal, Rajah Jamuan, during an ambush by a group of armed men at Mabul Water Bungalows Resort in Pulau Mabul, Semporna on Saturday night.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US News, Illegal Immigration

10 hrs ago | The Star Online

Mabul attack: Revenge the motive for attack, says Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The ambush in Mabul island which killed a marine policeman was motivated by revenge and anger due to tightened control of Sabah waters by Eastern Sabah Security Command , says Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi .


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Body of Samui ferry jumper found

The body of a mentally ill man who jumped off a ferry from Koh Samui has been found, a district police investigator said.


Related Topix: Thailand, World News

16 hrs ago | The Age

Australians donate to school linked to sex abuse claims

Bangkok: Australians are among donors to a school charity in Cambodia where the director has been charged with arranging for foreign volunteers to sexually abuse teenage students.


Related Topix: World News, Cambodia, Sex Scandal, Life, Charity , Social Software

17 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Possible terror group links for Australian cleric

Philippine police are investigating whether Australian Islamist cleric Musa Cerantonio has had contact with outlawed separatist terror group Abu Sayyaf, which is an offence that could see him jailed in Australia.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Terrorism

20 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Govt to Wipe Out gunmen! - Hisham vows revenge for Semporna attack:

Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the ministry and Malaysian Armed Forces will work to wipe out the armed gunmen invading Sabah.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News

20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Taiwan starts using drones to spy on China: reports

Taiwan has started using unmanned surveillance aircraft to spy on China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of Chinese missiles, media reported Sunday.


Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Ma Ying-jeou

22 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

1 killed, 1 kidnapped in Malaysia attack

One soldier was killed and another one remained missing in an attack by suspected Filipino militants in eastern Malaysia, police said on Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Star Online

Mabul attack: Massive hunt for gunmen after cop killed, another feared kidnapped during shootout

SEMPORNA: A massive air and sea hunt for Filipino gunmen possibly holding a Malaysian marine police constable is on as all escape routes off Semporna has been cut off.

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Bangkok Post

Manhattan prices in Yangon

International NGOs are facing strong criticism in Myanmar not for the work they do, but for the large amounts of donor money they spend on renting offices.


Related Topix: Burma, World News

Myanmar's vice president to visit Singapore

Dr Sai Mauk Kham heads the Myanmar government's committees on health, education, culture and anti-corruption, and is visiting Singapore at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.


Related Topix: Singapore, World News

Asia News Network

TAIPEI: 7-Eleven's opening of first store on Orchid Island in Taiwan is opposed by locals

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven opened its 5,000th Taiwan store in Kaohsiung's Neimen District yesterday, and will open a store on Orchid Island on Aug 8. However, residents on the island, which currently has no convenience stores, expressed opposition to the idea.


Related Topix: Taiwan, World News,

Bangkok Post

10-year-old war weapons found

A cache of war weapons has been found hidden in a house once owned by a retired paratrooper in Ayutthaya province.


Related Topix: Thailand, World News,

The Age

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto promises tough action on asylum seekers

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, second from right, holds hands with top members of his coalition party at a rally in Jakarta on Friday.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Cambodian police investigate death of American man

Police in Cambodia said Saturday that they were investigating the death of an American teacher whose body was found wrapped in a curtain at a garbage dump in the capital.


Related Topix: World News, Cambodia,

The Straits Times

Playing the wrong cards at the Indonesian election

Supporters of Mr Prabowo Subianto and Mr Joko Widodo trying to out-cheer one another at a hotel lobby in Jakarta following a debate by the two presidential candidates on June 22. Indonesia's presidential election was different in many ways, one being that it saw extensive use of "black campaign" methods.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Opinion

The Nation

Second man charged in train rape-murder

Police have charged a second State Railway of Thailand employee over his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train to Bangkok.


Related Topix: World News, Thailand,

Thanh Nein News

Petty bribery: It's not pretty

Reducing tax procedures will not only save time and costs for companies but also help curb petty corruption and enhance Vietnam's business environment.


Related Topix: Vietnam, World News, World Bank

The Baltimore Sun

Philippines arrests Australian over ties to militant group ISIS

The Philippines on Friday arrested an Australian national with suspected links to foreign Islamist militants after he urged Philippine Muslims on social media sites to support conflicts in Iraq and Syria, recruiting them to go to the Middle East.


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