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World 27 Nov 2015 | 1:55 PM

Indonesia raises concerns over Australia's handling of asylum seekers

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia voiced concern on Friday that Australia had detained and returned 16 asylum seekers whose Indonesian boat was intercepted by the Australian navy a week ago without informing the Indonesian authorities.

Nation 29 Mar 2015 | 7:39 PM

Singaporeans, world leaders bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew

SINGAPORE: Thousands of people including dignitaries all over the world bid farewell to Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday.

AseanPlus News 28 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Australian PM dismisses speculation he will be dumped

SYDNEY: Embattled Aus­tralian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (pic) dismissed heated speculation he will be dumped by his conservative colleagues, saying he expected to lead his party to the next election.

Japan 26 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Japan condemns hostage murder

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State militants as “outrageous and unforgivable” and demanded the immediate release of a second captive, amid growing global revulsion.

Nation 26 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Hard and tough choices, but we’ll make the right decisions

NEW YORK: Malaysia has to make hard and tough choices to become an advanced economy but the right decisions will be made, Datuk Seri Najib Razak assured.

Nation 06 Sep 2014 | 4:52 PM

Malaysia firmly against ISIS, says Najib

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia stands firmly together with the international community against the terror organisation Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as it does not do justice to Islam.

Nation 06 Sep 2014 | 1:09 PM

MH370: Australia offers to build memorial to mark tragedy

PUTRAJAYA: Australia has offered to erect a memorial on its western coastline in memory of the lives lost in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 tragedy.

Nation 06 Sep 2014 | 10:22 AM

Abbott given grand welcome at Putrajaya

PUTRAJAYA: Australian prime minister Tony Abbot was given a grand welcome at the Prime Minister’s Office, after he arrived at 10.05am Saturday.

Nation 02 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Abbott has a lot on his plate when he comes to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will have more than just strategic interests in mind when he arrives in Malaysia on Saturday.

World 05 Apr 2014 | 10:40 PM

Weighty issues remain for Japan, Australia in trade pact talks

TOKYO (Reuters) - Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb said substantive issues remained in trade negotiations with Japan as the two nations rushed to conclude a free trade agreement before their prime ministers meet on Monday.