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AseanPlus News 01 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rohingya woman killed in drug clampdown

Dhaka: Bangladesh security forces have shot dead a Rohingya woman in a border town known as a gateway for smuggling meth pills from neighbouring Myanmar, officials said.

Nation 05 Nov 2015 | 7:29 PM Premium

Clampdown on vape stores nationwide, claims NGO

PETALING JAYA: A non-governmental organisation claimed that officials from the Health Ministry raided vape stores nationwide, possibly resulting in losses which may run into millions.

World 31 Aug 2015 | 5:30 PM Premium

Austria toughens border controls in trafficking clampdown

VIENNA/BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Austrian authorities toughened controls along the country's eastern borders on Monday, stopping hundreds of refugees and arresting five traffickers in a clampdown that followed last week's gruesome discovery of 71 dead migrants in a truck.

World 27 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

FEATURE - South Korea sex trade revamps after clampdown

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean call girl Lee Hyun-mi faces a tough choice.

World 20 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Shi'ites seal power, Baghdad in security clampdown

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Shi'ite Islamists were confirmed in power by election results on Friday that gave them a near-majority and paved the way for negotiations to begin on a national unity government promoted by the United States.

World 20 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Shi'ites seal power, Baghdad in security clampdown

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Shi'ite Islamists were confirmed in power by election results on Friday that gave them a near-majority and paved the way for negotiations to begin on a national unity government promoted by the United States.

World 19 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Israeli cabinet to mull clampdown on Palestinians

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli cabinet will consider on Sunday what measures it will impose on Palestinians to weaken a new government to be formed by Hamas after the militant Islamist group took control of parliament.

TECH 28 Aug 2018 | 10:00 AM Premium

Chinese internet giants shut cryptocurrency forums and transactions amid government clampdown

Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent block cryptocurrency-related activities on their platforms amid Beijing’s intensifying crackdown on digital money

World 01 Aug 2018 | 10:43 PM Premium

Sweden Inc. sounds alarm as election signals jobs clampdown on immigrants

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Uncertainty surrounds next month's Swedish election but one thing about its outcome seems clear: immigrants will find it harder to get jobs and the consequences will rebound on local businesses too.

World 27 Jun 2018 | 11:37 PM Premium

Zimbabwe's Chamisa worried about opposition clampdown after rally blast

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader on Wednesday said he feared the government would use a blast that hit a weekend rally by President Emmerson Mnangagwa as an excuse to clamp down on opponents ahead of a July 30 vote.