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Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures, charged a student activist with sedition and seized hundreds of opposition newspapers Thursday, raising political tensions after recent national elections triggered claims of fraud.
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Any national grid should have enough redundancy built in to enable rerouting of supplies in the event of a maintenance shutdown, a lightning strike, or both.
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The monk sat on the concrete curb, a banana in his hand. Close-cropped hair, beneficent smile, flowing robes of thick maroon: the whole nine Buddhist yards.
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In a landmark decision upholding the "precautionary principle," the Court of Appeals has granted a petition filed by environmentalists to permanently put to a stop nationwide field trials of genetically modified eggplants -- popularly known as Bacillus thuringiensis talong.
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A 17-year-old girl who was helped to leave South Korea after contacting a policeman on Facebook and complaining of forced prostitution will be brought in for further questioning after her aunt gave a different account of events, Pol Maj Gen Pol Maj Gen Chawalit Sawaengphuet said on Friday.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's plans to renovate Rangoon General Hospital will include the construction of a new 1,000-bed facility near the current hospital within the next year, a close confidante of the democracy icon said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim has pleaded not guilty in a Sessions Court to a charge of uttering seditious words at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.
The U.S. expressed concern Thursday over increased attacks on religious minorities in Indonesia, but human rights groups accused Washington of downplaying the problem as it looks to forge stronger relations with Jakarta.
After Kobe beef, cheesecake drizzled in peach sauce, and coffee served from silver pots are whisked away, the band, white-haired and dressed in black, tests their instruments on stage.
The International Monetary Fund said Burma's economy is on track to top 6 percent growth this year as the country's "ambitious reform program is bearing fruit," according to Matt Davies, the IMF's deputy Asia and Pacific chief, speaking in Rangoon on Wednesday.
Rubbish left over from firecrackers set off last Lunar New Year in Gia Loc Town, Hai Duong Province.
Burmese President Thein Sein made a historic visit to the White House on May 19, the latest in a series of high-level symbolic exchanges between the two nations.
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Prosecutors have filed a sedition charge against a student activist who had urged Malaysians to engage in street protests against the government over claims of election fraud.
Business leaders yesterday demanded compensation from authorities for firms affected by Tuesday's massive power outage, while the Energy Ministry ordered a review of the emergency decision-making process.
A massive power blackout hit 14 southern provinces Tuesday night after a transmission failure in Prachuap Khiri Khan cut off supply from the Central Region.