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KOTA KINABALU: A group of activists including Universiti Malaya student leader Fahmi Zainol were verbally abused as a planned gathering at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) fizzled out.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Cricket hero Imran Khan rode a wave of discontent to finally break through as a serious player in Pakistani politics at last year's election. Now he is aiming even higher, leading thousands on a march to the capital in a bid to unseat the prime minister.
MALACCA: Plans by several restaurants to serve exotic dishes to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a town notorious for such eating habits fizzled out when wildlife enforcers raided the joints to seize numerous packets of near-extinct wildlife meat and several live species.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A national strike demanding higher wages for Indonesian workers failed to win much support on Thursday, handing some welcome breathing space for the government, employers and investors just as Southeast Asia's biggest economy begins to stumble.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Socialist president may save some face by resurrecting a 75 percent super-tax on million-euro salaries, but his plan to shift the levy from people to companies has alienated business leaders and impressed few, even on the left.