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World 24 Jul 2019 | 12:59 PM

Satellite images show Myanmar's 'minimal preparations' for Rohingya return: think-tank

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has made “minimal” preparations for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees sheltering in neighbouring Bangladesh, according to an Australian think-tank, despite the country saying it is ready to start repatriation.

Nation 15 Jul 2019 | 1:45 PM

Catholics celebrate first Mass at ruins of Rosary Chapel (updated)

MELAKA: After more than three centuries, Mass was celebrated for the first time at the site of the ruins of an 18th century Portuguese chapel here.

World 12 Jul 2019 | 10:09 PM

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay.

World 30 Apr 2019 | 7:48 PM

Special Report: China's vast fleet is tipping the balance in the Pacific

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A generation ago, from mid-1995 into early 1996, China lobbed missiles in the waters around Taiwan as the self-governing island prepared to hold its first fully democratic presidential election. Washington forcefully intervened to support its ally, sending two aircraft carrier battle groups to patrol nearby. The carriers, then as now the spearhead of American power, intimidated Beijing. The vote went ahead. The missiles stopped.

World 10 Apr 2019 | 11:21 PM

WikiLeaks says Julian Assange is being spied on in Ecuadorean embassy

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been the subject of a sophisticated spying operation in the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012, the group said on Wednesday.

Education 24 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Study trip to Taiwan

A GROUP of 24 students from INTI International University travelled to Hsinchu,Taiwan as part of a study trip recently.

World 23 Mar 2019 | 10:17 PM

Pope accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of covering up abuse

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati as archbishop of Santiago, the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church in Chile, who has been caught up in the country's sex abuse scandal.

AseanPlus News 11 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Makeup artist uses expired cosmetics to make the dead beautiful

JAKARTA: While mortuary makeup services normally come as part of a funeral service package that can cost millions of rupiah, a Jakarta based mortuary makeup artist, Gloria Elsa Hutasoit has decided to provide her services for free.

World 07 Jan 2019 | 5:54 AM

WikiLeaks tells reporters 140 things not to say about Julian Assange

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks on Sunday advised journalists not to report 140 different "false and defamatory" statements about its founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June 2012.

World 07 Dec 2018 | 6:43 AM

Dad makes 10-year-old daughter walk 5 miles to school for bullying peer

OHIO (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network): One dad from Bowling Green, Ohio, was not happy over the news of his 10-year-old daughter bullying a fellow student and thought it apt to teach her a lesson of a lifetime.