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Russia Refused Dutch Request to Hand Over MH17 Suspect

Russia has refused a Dutch request to hand over a suspect in the downing of MH17.

Landslide Democratic Win in Hong Kong Election Raises Pressure on Carrie...

Hong Kong's democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections.

China Says HK Courts Have No Power to Rule on Face...

China’s top legislature said HK courts have no power to rule on the constitutionality of legislation under the city’s Basic Law, which includes a proposed ban on face masks.

Fears of Bloodshed as HK Uni Standoff Enters Third Day

Hong Kong's new police chief called for the support of all citizens to end social unrest that has disrupted the city for more than five months.

Mid-Day Havoc Paralyses HK Financial District

A flash mob sprang up in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial centre on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas at a university campus.

All 39 People Found Dead in UK Truck Were Vietnamese

The 39 people who were found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck after being smuggled into Britain last month all came from...

Former Goldman Sachs Exec Roger Ng to Stand Trial in Malaysia

Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng will face trial in Malaysia in April for allegedly abetting the sale of US$6.5 billion in bonds tied to 1MDB.

Cyprus Acknowledges “Mistakes” After Passports Issued to Jho Low, Hun Sen’s...

Cyprus’s finance minister acknowledged on Tuesday that some mistakes were made in offering citizenship for investment.

Bangladesh Court Sentences 16 to Death for Murdering Teenage Girl

The principal of a religious school in Bangladesh was among 16 people sentenced to death yesterday for the murder of a teenage girl.

Thirty-Nine Victims Found Dead in Truck Near London Were Chinese

The 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London are believed to be Chinese nationals.

Thai King Fires 6 Palace Officials for “Extremely Evil” Conduct

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has dismissed six palace officials for “extremely evil” conduct.

China Plans to Replace Carrie Lam with ‘Interim’ Chief Executive

China is drawing up a plan to replace Carrie Lam with an “interim” chief executive.

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.

PKR Wanita Delgates Get Standing Ovation for Speeches Rejecting Racism, Child Marriage

Ask what you can get for rakyat and not yourselves, PKR women’s chief tells delegates.

AG: Appeal Against Rafizi Done Without His Knowledge, to Act Against Errant Officers

Tommy Thomas shocked by news reports that the AGC had appealed against the acquittal of Rafizi Ramli.

Don’t Come, Hilman, Dr Wan Azizah Quips

Don’t attend the PKR Congress if you don’t want to, Dr Wan Azizah said to Youth deputy chief Hilman Idham.

Totally Untrue: A-G Debunks Zahid’s Tit-for-Tat Claim over Chin Peng’s Ashes

A-G Tommy Thomas has clarified that he never communicated with Zahid Hamidi regarding the ashes of Chin Peng.

PAS: Back Door, Front Door, We’ll Take Any One

PAS today said it had no problem with forming a backdoor government, unlike Umno which earlier said it would only take over from PH through formal means.

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