Dive hero sues Musk for ‘pedo’ tweets

A British dive hero, who was instrumental in rescuing the football team trapped in a cave in northern Thailand, has sued Tesla boss Elon...

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It is almost three years since the National League for Democracy (NLD) won a crushing victory in Myanmar’s first proper election in half a...

Sabah, Sarawak promised bright future

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Duterte critic’s senate holdout continues

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1MDB case: Ex-PM Najib Razak’s lawyer arrested in Malaysia

The investigation into the Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) went took a fresh turn on 13 September with the arrest at the...

Suu Kyi defends Reuters verdict 

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Thai FB wildlife sales rife: report

A wildlife monitoring group says there has been a sharp rise since 2016 in Thai Facebook groups trading in endangered animals. Traffic said many...

Unmarried diners banned in Aceh

A district in Aceh has banned Indonesian women and men from eating together unless they are related or married. The sharia-run region on the northwest...

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Dive hero sues Musk for ‘pedo’ tweets

A British dive hero, who was instrumental in rescuing the football team trapped in a cave in northern Thailand, has sued Tesla boss Elon...