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18 min ago | The Star Online
Signs of the times: A family walking past a billboard posted with messages of condolence for the flight tragedies and a message against the atrocities in Palestine in George Town, Penang.
4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
The labour union of Thai helicopter pilots is seeking military help because it says foreigners are taking their jobs, which are protected by law.
8 hrs ago | The Nation
With the Asean Economic Community coming into effect at the end of next year, Toshiba is offering high school students and their peers in Asean a chance to bond and learn together in Japan.
12 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Officials search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed on July 23 in poor weather near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 25, 2014.
16 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Malaysia said Sunday that it would send dozens of police to the Malaysian airliner's crash site in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russia separatists agreed to allow international police personnel to provide protection for investigators.
Respect for the departed: A motorcade leading a column of funeral hearses near Waardenburg after leaving the Dutch Eindhoven airbase to Hilversum on the third day of transfer of the bodies of the Dutch victims of MH17.
A senior U.N. official on Saturday warned of a growing polarization between Buddhist and Muslim communities in Myanmar and said the living conditions in camps housing displaced Muslims were deplorable.
Tay Ninh authorities held a burial ceremony on Friday to commemorate 206 Vietnamese war martyrs being interred in the south-western province.
Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart.
Prabowo Subianto, the former general who has refused to concede defeat in Indonesia's presidential contest, is seeking voting to be redone in as many as six provinces with a legal challenge today.
Ranong municipality has prohibited people from taking a cool dip in a canal in front of Ranong's mineral hot springs, because a strong current could cost them their life.
The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.
Neon might be fading, but there are still plenty of places around the world to spot the glowing signs.
A car bomb killed at least two people and injured 36 outside a hotel in southern Thailand on Friday, police said, the latest deadly attack in an area plagued by separatist violence for the past decade.
After the 13th General Elections of May 5, 2013, the country was shocked with the appearance of a former member of the judiciary making racist and seditious statements and speeches undermining the unity, harmony and goodwill among the different races and religions in the country.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 09:42 pm
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