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New Japanese PM Suga Names Cabinet, Many Carried over from Predecessor

Japanese ruling party president Yoshihide Suga was poised to become the nation’s next prime minister on Wednesday.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Resigns Due to Health Reasons

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, said on Friday he was resigning because of poor health.

Australia’s Victoria Declares Disaster, Imposes Curfew for Melbourne to Curb Covid-19

Australia’s Victoria state declared a disaster on Sunday (Aug 2) and imposed a nightly curfew for the capital Melbourne.

Thai PM Vows Justice over Dropping of Red Bull Heir’s Criminal...

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Wednesday his government would ensure justice prevails over a deadly 2012 hit-and-run linked to the heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune.

Singapore PM’s Nephew Found Guilty of Contempt, Fined S$15,000

The Singapore prime minister's nephew was found guilty of contempt of court and fined S$15,000 by the city-state's top court today.

Thai Police to Examine Dropping of Criminal Charges Against Red Bull...

Thailand's police said today they would look into why criminal charges were dropped against the heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune.

Thailand Drops Criminal Charges Against Red Bull Heir

Criminal charges in Thailand have been dropped against the heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune who was accused in a 2012 hit-and-run that killed a police officer.

Shafie: Opposition Gearing up for Snap Polls

Malaysia’s Opposition is preparing for early elections.

Indian Film Star Amitabh Bachchan, Son in Stable Condition

India’s most famous film star Amitabh Bachchan, and his son Abhishek, are in stable condition after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Stanley Ho’s Funeral

Hong Kong’s highest-profile officials and business people paid their respects today to Macau’s gambling king, Stanley Ho.

Seoul Mayor Found Dead amid Impropriety Allegation

The long-time mayor of the capital Seoul was found dead on Friday after he was reported missing by his daughter amid a criminal probe and media reports of alleged sexual harassment.

Depp Severed Finger During 3-Day Row with Ex-Wife

Hollywood star Johnny Depp wrote on a wall with blood from his severed fingertip during a long and violent confrontation with his ex-wife Amber Heard.

Johnny Depp Denies Slapping Ex-Wife in Row over “Wino Forever” Tattoo

Hollywood star Johnny Depp denied slapping his ex-wife Amber Heard after he became angry because she mocked him over one of his tattoos.

Kanye West Breaks Ranks with Trump, Vows to Win Presidential Race

Rapper Kanye West signalled he no longer supports US President Donald Trump and said he had entered the presidential race to win it, in an interview published today.

Actor Johnny Depp Takes on UK Tabloid in Court Battle over...

Johnny Depp begins legal action against a British tabloid today in a case that is likely to delve into the private lives of the Hollywood star, his ex-wife Amber Heard and other well-known figures.

Dennis Ignatius’ Message to Voters of Sabah – Save Yourselves!

Shafie Apdal’s vision – to “build a nation, not a particular race or religion”; no politician since the Tunku has embraced multiculturalism with such passion and conviction.

Covid-19: 21 New Cases

Malaysia recorded 21 new Covid-19 cases today, comprising 16 local infections and five imported cases.

Khairuddin Checks into Hospital amid Investigation

PAS minister Khairuddin Aman Razali has been warded in hospital amid an ongoing police investigation against him for flouting Covid-19 quarantine.

Syed Saddiq Submits Muda Registration to RoS

Syed Saddiq today submitted the application to register the new political party – the Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) – at the RoS.

Three Dead, One Critical After Sleeping in Car with Engine on in Penang

Three college students who fell asleep in their car with the engine running died from carbon monoxide poisoning early this morning while another is in critical condition.

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