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Thai King Strips “Disloyal” Royal Consort of Titles, Military Ranks

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkon has stripped his royal consort of her titles and military ranks for being “disloyal”.

Indian Buyers Slash Malaysian Palm Oil Orders

Indian refiners have stopped buying Malaysian palm oil for shipments in November and December.

Scores of HK Protesters Detained Under New Emergency Law

Hong Kong struggled to recover on Monday after scores of protesters were arrested in violent clashes overnight that drew the first warning from the Chinese military.

Another Teen Shot After HK Imposes Emergency Powers

HK police shot and wounded a teenage boy on Friday, as violent protests erupted.

HK Metro Stays Shut After Night of Violent Protests

HK's metro system will stay shut on Saturday, the rail operator said, paralysing transport in the Asian financial hub after a night of chaos.

Carrie Lam Invokes Emergency Powers to Try Quell Escalating Violence

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam on Friday invoked colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic move intended to quell escalating violence.

HK Tycoon Li Ka-shing Donates HK$1B to Support Local Business

Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing will donate HK$1 billion (RM533.6 million) to support local small and medium-sized businesses.

Millions May Risk Jail as Indonesia to Outlaw Sex Outside Marriage

Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalises consensual sex outside marriage.

Indonesia Raises Minimum Age for Brides to End Child Marriage

Indonesia’s parliament has revised the country’s marriage law to lift the minimum age at which women can marry by three years to 19.

Scores of Tigers Rescued from Infamous Thai Temple Have Died

More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died.

Hero’s Burial for Mugabe as Family Changes Stance

Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe will be buried at a national shrine in Harare on Sunday, the family spokesman said on Friday, contradicting comments a...

Mugabe’s Body Leaves Singapore for Burial in Zimbabwe

A private Catholic mass for Mugabe officiated by a Zimbabwean priest was held at the funeral parlour yesterday.

Zimbabweans Mourn Mugabe, but Confused About Burial

Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their country’s founding father but confusion swirled about when his body would be returned from abroad or when he would be buried.

Zimbabwe’s Former President Robert Mugabe Dies at Singapore Hospital

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95.

HK’s Carrie Lam to Withdraw Extradition Bill

The formal withdrawal of the bill is one of the major demands of pro-democracy HK protesters who have demonstrated against the government for almost three months.


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