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30 min ago | Globe and Mail
Pro-democracy lawmakers hold up a banner and signs during a protest as Li Fei , deputy general secretary of the National People's Congress standing committee, speaks during a briefing session in Hong Kong September 1, 2014.
3 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Two French journalists arrested in Indonesia's Papua while reporting on the separatist movement are likely to go on trial, their lawyer said Tuesday, with the pair facing up to five years in jail.
7 hrs ago | Sun-Star
The government is planning to open more shipping routes in the next two years between Mindanao and other key areas within the surging Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area .
7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News
Shoppers sit in front of the Siam Center shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. The country's economy is showing signs of recovery after a military coup in May. Increasing share and debt sales in Malaysia and Singapore and growing stability in Thailand are set to underpin a pickup in investment banking in Southeast Asia in the rest of the year, ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the popular leader in four years.
Scenery / setup for the movie about urban decay, dystopia, standby. Just this limited area.
Negarawan: It is obvious that this is part of a calculated move by Umno-BN to destabilise the Penang state government, just as they had done in Selangor.
A FORMER underage football manager from Newry is in the process of starting up a youth soccer league in one of the poorest regions of the Philippines as part of an ongoing aid mission in the country.
The scene of the accident, where a bus ferrying 53 passengers plunged into an abyss, leaving at least 12 dead and 41 others injured on September 1, 2014.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong taking call-in questions from members of the public on Capital 95.8FM SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Government is prepared to study the issue of private housing and how to monetise it for retirees - similar to the existing Lease Buyback Scheme for seniors to unlock the value of their HDB flats.
TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad's criticism of the Najib leadership has caught the attention of Malaysians, reigniting the mantra of the Prime Minister being weak among detractors of Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
China's top legislative body on Sunday struck a blow to democracy advocates in Hong Kong, ruling that Beijing can effectively veto candidates it deems undesirable from seeking the region's top leadership job in a 2017 election.
BEIJING: The National People's Congress Standing Committee decided on Sunday to grant universal suffrage in selection of Hong Kong's chief executive on the basis of nomination by a "broadly representative" committee.
Notorious cross-border kidnapping mastermind Apo Kahumbo was shot dead by Philippine security forces within 72 hours of his arrest in what is suspected to be a black operation to prevent his eventual release.
And to celebrate that midlife journey, the Ateneo de Davao High School Batch 1984 partook in a two-day celebration of fun and camaraderie.
The Australian government has asked the federal police to investigate if lawyer Bernard Collaery and a former spy can be charged with disclosing classified information after revelations Australia spied on East Timor during sensitive oil and gas treaty talks.
As Malaysia celebrated its 57th year of Independence from British rule, Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim expressed concern at the re-surfacing of racial and religious bigotry in the country.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 05:36 pm
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