• Monday, Dec 16, 2019
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Malaysia PM suggests he could stay in...

Malaysia PM suggests he could stay in...

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Sat, Dec 14 2019

Mahathir, 94, did not say when he intended to leave office

Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing...

Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing...

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Sat, Dec 14 2019

Hong Kong has been convulsed by daily and often violent protests for the last six months

US warns N Korea of consequences of...

US warns N Korea of consequences of...

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Thu, Dec 12 2019

North Korea has warned of a New Year's surprise if the United States does not come up with concessions...

Malaysian police to quiz Anwar over...

Malaysian police to quiz Anwar over...

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Wed, Dec 11 2019

Anwar has vehemently denied the claims by his former research assistant Muhammed Yusoff Rawther, who...

Hong Kongers await Beijing olive branch...

Hong Kongers await Beijing olive branch...

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Tue, Dec 10 2019

Monday marks the sixth month anniversary of a movement that has upended the semi-autonomous Chinese hub's...

Trump warns Kim has 'everything' to...

Trump warns Kim has 'everything' to...

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Mon, Dec 9 2019

On Saturday, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in spoke by phone with Trump and agreed to maintain...

Police: Peaceful Hong Kong march marred...

Police: Peaceful Hong Kong march marred...

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Mon, Dec 9 2019

The event was generally peaceful, acts of breaching public peace happened afterwards

Malaysia's ruling party makes fresh...

Malaysia's ruling party makes fresh...

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Sun, Dec 8 2019

Mahathir, elected to power in May 2018, had promised to hand over the reins to Anwar, 72, soon after...

Hong Kong gears up for mass rally as...

Hong Kong gears up for mass rally as...

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Sun, Dec 8 2019

Activists will march from Victoria Park to Chater Road near the heart of the financial hub

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises...

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises...

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Wed, Dec 4 2019

An average of 20 typhoons annually hit the Philippines, an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands

Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan...

Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan...

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Mon, Dec 2 2019

Taiwan has long attracted Hong Kongers seeking an alternative to their city's frenetic pace and sky-high...

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore...

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore...

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Fri, Nov 29 2019

Rights groups have raised concerns the fake news law could be used to stifle free speech and chill dissent...

Thailand's 'floating' crosswalk makes...

Thailand's 'floating' crosswalk makes...

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Thu, Nov 28 2019

The zebra crossing outside the main entrance to Wat Bueng Thong Lang school on the outskirts of Bangkok,...

Malaysia: Islamic State may shift operations...

Malaysia: Islamic State may shift operations...

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Wed, Nov 27 2019

Authorities in the region have said it will be a long battle to thwart the jihadist group's...

Hong Kong authorities appeal for calm...

Hong Kong authorities appeal for calm...

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Wed, Nov 27 2019

Despite the euphoria among protesters over the electoral victory, fresh protests are planned for the...

Chinese state media say Hong Kong elections...

Chinese state media say Hong Kong elections...

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Tue, Nov 26 2019

A commentary in English on official news agency Xinhua said that the election 'fell victim' to...

Landslide democratic win in HK election...

Landslide democratic win in HK election...

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Mon, Nov 25 2019

Carrie Lam, said the government respected the results and wished 'the peaceful, safe and orderly...

Malaysia's last known Sumatran rhino...

Malaysia's last known Sumatran rhino...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Nov 24 2019

Only a handful of the creatures remain in the wilds of Indonesia

Protests drive record poll turnout in...

Protests drive record poll turnout in...

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Sun, Nov 24 2019

A record 1,104 candidates were vying for 452 seats and a record 4.1 million people have enrolled to...

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender...

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender...

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Fri, Nov 22 2019

One older protester said some had given up looking for escape routes and were now making new weapons...

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

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Tue, Nov 19 2019

Some 235 injured were taken to hospital on Tuesday