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13 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- There will be no disruption to Malaysia Airlines' current service with the RM6 billion recovery plan unveiled Friday.
4 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.
7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Armed pirates commandeered a Thai tanker off Malaysia's east coast and pumped out its cargo of oil, adding to a series of hijackings that has raised fears of a growing Southeast Asian piracy menace.
14 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle
Umno should be barred from setting foot in Sarawak on four grounds - racial bigotry, religious extremism, corruption and nepotism - that the party practises.
The quest for a solution to violence in the South has stumbled on with little success for several years, but two state officials have been unwavering in their attempts to bring peace to the region.
Hong Kongers must accept Beijing's version of democracy even if they think it is imperfect because the interests of the city's business community have to be safeguarded, one of China's foremost legal experts said Thursday.
Often-testy neighbors Indonesia and Australia signed a new security agreement on Thursday to mend a relationship badly damaged by allegations last year that Australia was listening to the telephone conversations of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife.
A Catholic brother and former principal of a Sydney school has been charged with child abuse offences dating back more than three decades.
A Malaysian court sent six men to jail for a month on Thursday and will try four other people over a nudist gathering that triggered outrage in the Muslim-majority country, a defence lawyer said.
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Backpacker Jack Davies, 21, who was known as Jay, had been travelling in Thailand for three years when he died at Ko Phi Phi near Phuket.
Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.
Australia and Indonesia have reached a new agreement on how they'll use their intelligence operations in the future, even settling their disagreement on its name.
A cleaner went on trial Tuesday accused of sexual assault at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, the first case to go to court in a high-profile scandal.
Dang Van Khuyen, 29, was sentenced to death for killing his ex-girlfriend in a trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2014.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 07:01 pm
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