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World 02 Jul 2019 | 6:26 PM

Indonesian police arrest leader of network with al-Qaeda ties

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police have arrested the leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah militant network linked to al-Qaeda, authorities said on Tuesday, on suspicion of recruiting members and sending them to Syria to train with extremist groups.

Nation 01 Jul 2019 | 5:23 AM

Haze is back in certain areas

GEORGE TOWN: The haze is back in several areas in Malaysia.

AseanPlus News 21 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

A survivors’ story

THE 2017 Rohingya humanitarian crisis caused by Myanmar is not only affecting Bangladesh – which has taken in 740,000 refugees – but it’s also causing strife in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

AseanPlus News 25 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Council sanctions timber firm

JAKARTA: The main global organisation for certifying sustainable wood says one of its members destroyed tropical forests in Indonesia but stopped short of expelling the company.

Nation 26 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Provide funds for rhino conservation too, M’sia told

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should contri­bute funding besides just offering the eggs of its last remaining female Sumatran rhinoceros to Indonesia to help conserve the species, says International rhino expert Dr Terri Roth.

AseanPlus News 26 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia warns of rice crop damage

Jakarta: Indonesia’s rice crop is at risk of damage from an unusually long dry weather spell that has gripped several producing regions, raising prospects of elevated imports for a second year.