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More than 7,500 people have been evacuated from Johor, with the coastal town of Mersing being the worst hit with about 5,450 displaced by the floods, said the Malaysia Civil Defence Department on Wednesday.
The death toll from super typhoon "Yolanda" which pummeled Visayas last November 8 has risen to 5,719, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Wednesday morning, Dec. 4. According to NDRRMC's "Situation Report No.
The flood situation in Malaysia's Pahang, Johor and Terengganu states has worsened, with more victims evacuated to flood relief centres on Tuesday night.
A lawyer representing East Timor in a commercial spying case against Canberra at The Hague said his offices were raided by Australian intelligence officials today and a key witness arrested.
MALAYSIA'S inflation rate will only increase slightly due to the 15 per cent to 17 per cent hike in electricity tariff, government officials and research firms said.
An inquest into the death of a man who drowned while on holiday in Thailand has found he died accidentally.
MALAYSIA: Floods in Malaysia's Pahang state forced more than 5,000 people in four districts to evacuate on Tuesday morning.
China's top negotiator on Monday visited Cecilia Koo, widow of the first chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation, and said he expects the signing of Taiwan-China trade-in-goods agreement in the first half of 2014.
Indonesia's anti-corruption agency questioned the energy minister as a witness in a bribery scandal on Monday, in a case that could further damage the president's ailing party ahead of polls.
Marco Islanders thronged to Veterans' Community Park Saturday evening for the Christmas Island Style ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore will have a new man at its helm from 1 January 2014.
Australia's spy agency offered to share information about its own citizens with its foreign intelligence partners, according to leaked documents published Monday.
The murder trial of a young Indonesian maid in Malaysia is adding new fuel to a bilateral row over the conditions faced by legions of migrant workers in the country.
Businesses leaders are supporting the bold offer from the Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Trade to mediate the recent political dispute, saying all groups must help the country to move on.
File image from the US Geological Survey shows an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale displayed on a seismograph The quake struck at 10:24 am local time , 351 kilometres east-northeast of the East Timor capital Dili at a relatively shallow depth of 10 km, the US Geological Survey said.