Asia

  • Images

    Zakir Naik will not be deported, says Mahathir

    Agence France-Presse . Putrajaya | Updated at 12:46am on July 07, 2018

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday a controversial Indian Islamic preacher allegedly wanted in his home country for terror-related activities and hate speech will...

  • Images

    60 feared dead in Thai boat capsize

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 12:05am on July 07, 2018

    Thai rescuers deployed helicopters on Friday in a search for 29 people missing after the sinking of a boat carrying Chinese tourists, with one official...

  • Images

    Japan cult leader behind gas attack, followers are executed

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:07am on July 06, 2018

    Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and several followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and...

  • Images

    Cambodia restores railway link to Thailand after 45 years

    Agence France-Presse . Phnom Penh | Updated at 12:30am on July 06, 2018

    Cambodia on Wednesday reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighbouring Thailand, the first time...

  • Images

    Malaysia halts China-backed projects

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:25am on July 06, 2018

    Malaysia said Thursday it has suspended three major China-backed projects worth billions of dollars, the latest big-ticket items to be axed by the new government...

  • Images

    China warns US ‘opening fire’ on world with tariff threats

    Reuters | Updated at 11:30am on July 05, 2018

    The United States is ‘opening fire’ on the world with its threatened tariffs, the Chinese government warned on Thursday, saying Beijing will respond the instant...

  • Images

    Trapped Thai team gets dive lessons as rescuers plan for extraction

    Reuters . Thailand | Updated at 11:35pm on July 04, 2018

    Rescue teams in northern Thailand were giving crash courses in swimming and diving on Wednesday as part of preparations to extract a young soccer squad...

  • Images

    Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:34pm on July 04, 2018

    Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was formally charged Wednesday with corruption linked to a multi-billion dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election...

  • Images

    Scores dead or missing in Indonesia ferry accident

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:30am on July 04, 2018

    Some 70 people are dead or missing after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, according to an updated official toll Wednesday, the...

  • Images

    Fresh navy video shows Thai cave boys in ‘good health’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:33am on July 04, 2018

    A new video of a youth football team trapped in the bowels of a Thai cave emerged Wednesday showing the boys laughing and saying they...

Advertisement

images