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Turkish suspect arrested in Bangkok with bomb making materials

29 August 2015

Police arrested a Turkish man at a rented room in Bangkok's Nong Chok district Saturday afternoon and found a lot of bomb making tools and materials.

Hong Kong diamond thief swapped stone for fake: Police

29 August 2015

Hong Kong (AFP) - A thief swapped a $220,000 diamond with a fake at a luxury jewellery store in Hong Kong, police said Saturday, as the city wrestles with an uptick in shop theft.

Split emerges in Japan’s biggest ‘yakuza’ gang

29 August 2015

Tokyo (AFP) - A rift has emerged in Japan's largest "yakuza" organised crime syndicate, the government has said, with police warning that the split could lead to a wave of gang violence.

Myanmar approves first-ever national minimum wage

29 August 2015

YANGON, Aug 29, 2015 (AFP) - Myanmar’s government has approved the country’s first-ever national minimum wage, state media reported on Saturday, after months of bitter negotiations with labour groups and employers.

Australian PM rules out random visa checks

29 August 2015

SYDNEY, Aug 29, 2015 (AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Saturday distanced himself from a police operation in Melbourne which was cancelled amid public outrage about possible spot checks on people’s visas, saying his office had no prior knowledge of it.

Tens of thousands take holy dip at India’s Kumbh Mela

29 August 2015

NASHIK, India, Aug 29, 2015 (AFP) - Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims and holy men washed away their sins with a religious dip on the first main bathing day of India’s Kumbh Mela festival Saturday.

Nepal’s natal care lifeline severed

29 August 2015

GERKHU (Nepal): As labour pains gripped Junu Shrestha around midnight one day in early July, the heavily pregnant villager set off on foot along a muddy path destroyed in Nepal’s earthquake, desperate for help.

Palembang shrouded in worst haze this year

29 August 2015

PALEMBANG: Haze that blanketed the South Sumatra provincial capital of Palembang during Thursday morning’s rush hour was so thick it obscured the tops of tall cellphone towers and there is no relief in sight, weather forecasters said.

Rare grey pearls to fetch up to RM29mil

29 August 2015

HONG KONG: A rare grey pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat is expected to fetch up to US$7mil (RM29.3mil) when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s said.

Wanted: Pier blast suspect

29 August 2015

BANGKOK: An arrest warrant has been issued for an unnamed suspect in a bomb blast at a Bangkok pier that took place a day after Thailand's worst ever-bombing killed 20 people at a popular shrine, Thai police said.

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