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French Police Arrest Nine After Teacher Beheaded in Street

French police have arrested nine people after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a schoolteacher on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday.

Report: Khazanah Says Firefly Could Become Malaysia’s New National Airline

Khazanah has the option to channel funds to low-cost carrier Firefly which could become the country’s national airline if Malaysia Airlines was shut down.

Istana Negara Postpones Meetings with Party Leaders Due to Covid-19 Curbs

Malaysia’s royal palace postponed from today all meetings for two weeks because of new coronavirus curbs.

AirAsia X Proposes Debt Restructuring in Bid for Survival

The long-haul arm of Malaysia’s flagship budget airline, AirAsia X Bhd (AAX), has proposed restructuring its debt to avoid liquidation.

Agong Won’t Be Granting Anyone an Audience for a Week

The Agong will not grant an audience to anyone for a week as he is under observation at a hospital.

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.

Covid-19: 865 New Cases

Third day in a row of cases being above the 800 mark.

Melaka Cops Investigating Allegations Against State Assembly Speaker Claiming Sexual Abuse

The police are investigating a viral message defaming and making false allegations against Melaka Assembly Speaker Ab Rauf Yusoh.

Speaker Azhar Urged to Fulfil His Role as Parliament’s Guardian of Democracy

Speaker’s neutrality and independence compromised.

Beauty Treatment That Went Tragically Wrong

A woman's desire to look beautiful for her marriage took a tragic turn when she died while undergoing treatment for a fat suction process.

Sibu’s Suitcase Murder: Husband and Wife Charged

A couple has been charged at the Magistrate's Court with the murder of a woman whose body was stuffed into a suitcase near Jalan Aman.

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