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Thai cops hunting 'Datuk' over RM2.25bil pyramid scheme

GEORGE TOWN: Thai police are hot on the heels of three Malaysians including a “Datuk” who are alleged to have cheated some 100,000 people worldwide, including thousands of Thais, of some 20bil baht (RM2.25bil) through a pyramid scheme.

Singaporean teen to stay in jail over weekend after no one bails him out

SINGAPORE: Amos Yee, whose online rants against Christianity have landed him in trouble with the law, will spend the entire weekend in remand after no one turned up to bail out the 16-year-old on Saturday.

Jakim wants male and female audiences segregated during concerts

PETALING JAYA: Males and females are to be segregated during concerts, according to a new set of guidelines drawn up by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim).

Meet the Singapore maths professor behind 'Cheryl's birthday' puzzle

SINGAPORE: The man behind the "Cheryl's birthday" viral poser is a mathematics professor from Singapore's National Institute of Education (NIE).

Everest mountaineers mourn avalanche dead one year on

Kathmandu (AFP) - Hundreds of mountaineers and Sherpas in Nepal paid emotional tribute Saturday to 16 of their fellow guides who died in an avalanche on Everest a year ago, suspending climbing for the day.

Terror arrests in Australia over planned Anzac Day attack

SYDNEY (AFP) - Two men were arrested in Australia on Saturday for allegedly planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack using “edged knives” on a ceremony commemorating Anzac soldiers who have fought and died for their country.

Suicide bomber kills 33 outside Afghan bank

Jalalabad(Afghanistan)(AFP)- A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people and wounded 100 others in an attack Saturday outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to officials.

Here's the 'Batman v Superman' trailer you've been waiting for

Official trailer released after leaking online.

Spreading the moderate word

PETALING JAYA: Senior Asean journalists are taking the moderation message to the region and stressing the urgency to counter violent extremism.

Parenting lapses

In this day and age of multi-tasking, it isn't always easy to keep an eye on our children. Before judging others, we should take a look in the mirror.

Penang pays tribute to Karpal Singh

Activities in state to mark leader's first death anniversary.

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Assailant opens fire on pro-Kurdish party office in Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An unidentified gunman fired shots at the headquarters of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party on Saturday, but there were no casualties in an attack the party and the government described as a provocation ahead of a June parliamentary election.

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