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2 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysians Must Change Water Comsumption Behaviour To Avoid Rationing

Malaysians are still using an average of 250 litres of water or about 160 bottles of 1.5-litre water, per person daily, despite the water crisis and the ongoing water rationing plan implemented in Selangor.

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7 hrs ago | Sampan

Boston screening of 'Cambodian Son' April 25

Watch the Boston Screening of "Cambodian Son" and Q&A with director Masahiro Sugano this Friday, April 25, 5:30PM at Paramount Center ."

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Related Topix: World News, Cambodia, Travel, Asia Travel, Cambodia Travel

11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia international school faces new sex abuse claims

A prestigious Indonesian international school faced a mounting crisis on Thursday, as new sexual assault claims emerged and an ex-teacher was revealed to have been a suspected paedophile under FBI investigation.

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15 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Investment in tax havens rises

The amount of money wired by Korean firms to their special purpose companies in tax havens continues to rise, according to data from the Bank of Korea, Thursday.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, Central America, World News, British Virgin Islands, Malaysia

19 hrs ago | Suria

Over 11,000 families bought Executive Condominiums: Khaw Boon Wan

SINGAPORE: More than 11,000 Singaporean families have bought Executive Condominiums over a three-year period, from the last quarter of 2010 to the same period in 2013.

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21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Top DOJ prosecutor accused of car theft, harassment

MANILA The top public prosecutor of the Department of Justice in Northern Mindanao, who also happens to be the president of the Prosecutors' League of the Philippines , has been accused of stealing a sports utility vehicle and harassing a private citizen in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Mend ties with Indonesia, Plibersek says

FEDERAL Labor is urging the Abbott government to move quickly to mend ties with Jakarta, saying it fears Australia may not be high on the next Indonesian president's priority list.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Bangkok Post

Woman faces death in drug arrest

A woman could face the death penalty after being arrested in Kanchanaburi Wednesday on charges of colluding in a major drug network on the Myanmar border.

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EDGE

Brunei Lawmakers Postpone Violent Anti-Gay Measure

Lawmakers from Brunei announced this week that they will postpone implementing a measure that would make it legal to punish those convicted of gay sex by stoning, according to Gay Star News.

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Malaysia News

Karpal's dead body still no walkover

Karpal had essentially thrown a challenge to Pas and other advocates of the Islamic state, who either out of ignorance or for political points had made the hudud as the end-all of their faith, writes Abdul Rahman Koya .

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The Straits Times

Philippines arrests extremist in Malaysia resort kidnapping

Freed captive Filipino-Algerian sisters Nadjoua and Linda Bansil clad in masturah and nijab veils are presented by their brother Mohammed Bansil with military chief, Lieutenant General Rustico Guerrero during a briefing in a military camp in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines on February 21, 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Philippines arrests extremist in Malaysia resort kidnapping

Philippine forces on Wednesday arrested a Muslim extremist believed to have taken part in the kidnapping of 21 people from a Malaysian resort in 2000, a senior commander said.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

MH370 search: 'Object of interest' found

An "object of interest" in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines plane has been recovered on the coast of Western Australia, several hours drive south of Perth, officials said.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Navy woman overcomes personal adversity to aid the East Timorese

As a young girl, Tamara Sloper Harding was enchanted by the women who had served in the French Resistance during World War II.

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Related Topix: East Timor, World News

Business Times

Foreigners' share of home purchases creeping up

Although this is still low compared to the pre-ABSD proportion of 19 per cent [SINGAPORE] Private home purchases fell across the board in the first three months of this year to just over 2,000 units - the first time in more than five years that the number has dropped below 3,000 homes.

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Science Daily

Taxonomic study of green algae (chlorophyta) in Langkawi, Malaysia

Tourism is bringing rapid development to the islands of Langkawi, which puts pressure on the marine ecosystem.

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Bangkok Post

Monks nabbed smuggling migrants

Tak immigration police have arrested two monks reportedly from the controversial Wat Phra Dhammakaya sect for allegedly smuggling 30 illegal immigrants into Thailand.

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Related Topix: Thailand, US News, Illegal Immigration

Suria

Future of Southeast Asia remains...

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah says the future of Southeast Asia remains unpredictable.

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The Daily Star

MH370 relatives reject Malaysian conclusions on plane

A Chinese relative of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reacts as he attends a meeting at the Metro Park Hotel in Beijing on April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Air Accidents

Business Wire

GSMA, Cyberport and Communications Association of Hong Kong Host 2014 Asia Innovation Forum

Under the theme of "Building a More Vibrant Mobile Ecosystem through Innovation and Collaboration", the event will bring together key players in the mobile ecosystem, including mobile operators, Internet companies, incubators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, regulators and academia, and will focus on innovation and the role of various sectors in ... (more)

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