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AseanPlus News 05 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Five bombing suspects surrender

MANILA: Five suspected Abu Say­yaf militants accused of involvement in the deadly bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines have surrendered to authorities, the national police chief said.

AseanPlus News 02 Nov 2018 | 1:04 AM Premium

Chilling video shows doomed passengers boarding Lion Air flight

JAKARTA (AP): Like untold numbers of spontaneously shot smartphone videos, Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba’s most recent was not a work of art, full of the backs of heads and the constant bobbing and disorientating pans and zooms that are a signature of mass digital culture.

World 21 Sep 2018 | 8:29 PM Premium

Maldives president Yameen a hardliner who jailed his own brother

MALE (Reuters) - Maldives president Abdulla Yameen is a ruthless political operator who has cracked down on threats to his rule, say diplomats and former colleagues - including jailing his own half-brother in an on-off feud dating from childhood.

AseanPlus News 23 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cops arrest four over first bitcoin robbery in Taiwan

Taipei: Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth T$5mil (RM664,380) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island.

AseanPlus News 22 Feb 2018 | 5:53 AM Premium

Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

TAIPEI: Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth Twd$5 million ($170,000) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island.

World 15 Oct 2016 | 6:53 PM Premium

Tiny Taiwanese outlying island says no to casinos in referendum vote

PENGHU COUNTY, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwanese residents in Penghu on Saturday shut the door to casino development in a referendum that proponents had said would bring jobs to the isolated, tiny, offshore archipelago.