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Nation 22 Apr 2015 | 6:29 PM

Sun Bear loses its bearings in Sungai Besar

PETALING JAYA: For one week, the villagers of Kampung Simpang 3 Logi, Sg Besar in Selangor played host to a very unusual guest - an adult Malayan Sun Bear.

Nation 22 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Orang asli opposed to proposed dams

PETALING JAYA: The building of two flood mitigation dams in Kelantan as planned in the 11th Malaysia Plan will destroy orang asli villages, said a community leader.

Philippines 15 Jan 2015 | 1:16 PM

Pope to begin passionate, chaotic Philippine visit

MANILA: Pope Francis will on Thursday immerse himself in the Catholic Church’s passionate and chaotic Asian heartland as he lands in the Philippines for a five-day trip that is tipped to attract a world-record papal crowd.

World 11 May 2015 | 10:45 AM

Hundreds, mainly Rohingyas, rescued off Indonesian waters

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Nearly 600 migrants thought to be Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis were rescued from at least two wooden boats stranded off the coast of Indonesia's northern Aceh province, authorities said on Sunday.

World 07 May 2015 | 12:20 AM

Thai army finds six more bodies near suspected human trafficking camp

PADANG BESAR, Thailand (Reuters) - Authorities in Thailand have dug up the bodies of six apparent Rohingya migrants from Myanmar not far from a mass grave found at the weekend, the military said on Wednesday, and U.N. officials called for a regional effort to end human trafficking.

Nation 31 May 2015 | 7:30 AM

The disappearing hills of Cameron Highlands

PETALING JAYA: In June 2014, Singaporean student Yeo Kai Wen went to Cameron Highlands as a tourist.

World 08 Apr 2015 | 1:25 PM

Japan emperor heads for WW2 battlefield as war memories haunt Asia

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito headed on Wednesday for the island nation of Palau where he will visit a World War Two battlefield, the latest journey in his efforts to soothe the wounds of a conflict that haunts Asia 70 years after its end.

Nation 11 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Unsung heroes of east coast floods

TEMERLOH: As an emergency physician, Dr J. Kiranmaye is more than used to crisis situations in a hospital.

Nation 01 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Wang Kelian still a sleepy border town amid grave discoveries

WANG KELIAN: This sleepy town at the Perlis-Thai border remains quiet, even after hogging the limelight for all the wrong reasons.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2015 | 8:22 AM

China turns Nationalist veterans from outcasts to propaganda heroes

MANGSHI (China) (AFP) - For decades after World War II Nationalist soldier Zeng Hui was ostracised by China's Communist authorities, despite having fought against arch-enemy Japan.