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April 1, 2018 12:52 PM Thais help boat with presumed Rohingya refugees on its way

BANGKOK – A boat with 56 people claiming to be Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar has been helped back to sea by Thai fishermen and navy craft after being damaged in a storm and stopping temporarily in southern Thailand. An official in Thailand's Krabi province said those aboard were seeking to go to Malaysia when their boat was damaged Sunday morning 47

March 26, 2018 2:39 PM Malaysia Proposes Law to Fight ‘Fake News’ Ahead of Election

Draft of proposed law allows a prison term of up to 10 years for spreading fake news; Opposition calls proposal draconian KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia’s government proposed a new law on Monday that would make spreading fake news a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a move that critics say is aimed at silencing dissent ahead of national 34

March 19, 2018 5:38 AM Greenpeace says brands refusing to reveal palm oil sources

Greenpeace says household brands including PepsiCo and Johnson & Johnson are refusing to disclose where they get their palm oil from despite vows to stop buying from companies that cut down tropical forests to grow the widely used commodity. The environmental group said Monday that in January it asked 16 major brands to reveal their suppliers of palm oil, which 154

March 17, 2018 11:16 AM Malaysia’s Najib Says Rohingya Crisis Raises Regional Terror Threat

In a break from convention, prime minister criticizes a fellow Asean member at a summit SYDNEY—Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak identified the Rohingya crisis as a major security threat to Southeast Asia, a rare criticism of a neighboring nation at a conference meant to engender better cooperation on security in the region. Speaking at a counterterrorism 41

March 7, 2018 2:55 AM State Department says North Korea used chemical agent to kill Kim Jong Un's half-brother

Kim Jong Nam was killed in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport last February. The State Department announced Tuesday North Korea used chemical weapons to kill Kim Jong Un’s half-brother. The regime used the chemical agent VX to assassinate Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia last year, the department said in a statement 79

March 5, 2018 5:17 PM Passenger stripped naked, watched porn and attacked airline crew during flight

Shortly after takeoff, a 20-year-old university student flying back to Bangladesh began to exhibit disturbing behavior. (Viral Press) Bangladesh authorities arrested a passenger who reportedly stripped naked and watched porn on his computer before attacking an airline crew member on a flight from Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, to Dhaka, Bangladesh Saturday 124

March 1, 2018 5:14 AM Philippines says any South China Sea energy deal must be with Chinese company, not government

MANILA (Reuters) - Any potential deals between Manila and Beijing on energy exploration in the South China Sea should be agreed with a company and not the Chinese government, a senior Philippine official said on Thursday. China claims most of the South China Sea, a key trade route and home to areas that are believed to hold large quantities of oil and natural 62

February 17, 2018 8:37 AM South Korea joins US, Thailand in military landing drill

SATTAHIP, Thailand – Troops from South Korea have joined their Thai and U.S counterparts in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast Asia's largest multinational military exercise. The 300 soldiers from South Korea who joined 2,000 U.S. Marines and Thai soldiers in eastern Thailand on Saturday marked the highest numbers participating 42

February 12, 2018 2:30 PM Malaysian Newspaper Tells Readers How to Spot Gays

Malaysia is on the lookout for bearded men who love working out, because they're gay and gay is illegal there ... this according to one of the top newspapers in the country. It's almost incredible ... the paper published a guide on how to spot gays and lesbians. The article says gay men's eyes light up when they see handsome men. As for lesbians ... the newspaper 89

February 9, 2018 7:01 AM Court told woman in Kim Jong Nam killing was paid for pranks

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia – A defense lawyer has told a Malaysian court that a woman accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader was paid for playing pranks at the airport, hotels and shopping mall just weeks earlier. Indonesian Siti Aisyah is on trial with Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam on charged they murdered Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX nerve 70