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PETALING JAYA: As the 62nd National Day nears, religious and community leaders say the occasion is just right to bring all Malaysians together to celebrate the country’s peace and harmony.
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KUCHING: Churches in Sarawak will meet on Thursday (Aug 22) to pray for the nation, in conjunction with Merdeka.
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The Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running insurgency in Thailand's mainly Muslim south as a...
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The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand’s largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out demands as a condition for any...
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Willie Mongin KUCHING: Puncak Borneo MP Willie Mongin has joined in the chorus to call the government of Malaysia to reconsider their decision to protect controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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MELAKA: The Baba and Nyonya community has reminded controversial preacher Zakir Naik that the Cheng Hoon Teng temple here proves that the Chinese presence in Malaysia dates back to time immemorial.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Standing by his daughter’s hospital bed, Afghan Lutfullah Ahmad Hussain’s eyes welled with tears as he appealed for her life to be saved – just one of thousands of refugees in Mala...
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THE West Bank. Gaza. Xinjiang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Every two years since 2005, the Buddhist organisation, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM), has held a Run for Peace (RFP) event to promote harmony among all communities.
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THE article “Eminent Buddhist leader urges halt to nuclear weapons and killer robots” (Sunday Star, July 7) is timely as this year marks the second anniversary of the adoption of the UN Treaty on ...
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There are many things about Sarawak that sets it apart from the other states in Malaysia and one of them is the public holiday today when Sarawakians observe Sarawak Day.
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BEING a convent girl (in the 1960s and 1970s) and author of the book Lessons From My School: The Journey Of The French Nuns And Their Convent Schools, I believe I am more qualified to speak about conv...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Human traffickers are increasingly targeting Rohingya living in Myanmar and neighbouring Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands fled after a brutal military crackdown in 201...
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Malaysia’s tourism industry is expected to generate RM192 billion in revenue next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Malaysians have religious freedom, but are restricted from propagating it to Muslims in the country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad emphasised today.
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PETALING JAYA: The Court of Appeal said it awarded full custody of two siblings to their Buddhist father as their Muslim convert mother “placed her interest above theirs”.
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PUTRAJAYA: A unilateral conversion dispute involving two minors born to a woman who embraced Islam and her Buddhist ex-husband will likely set the stage for a revisit of two controversial cases decide...
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LETTER | The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is dismayed that the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, had once again dismissed the efforts to list Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Pulau Jerejak should be jointly listed as a Unesco World Heritage site together with the Sungai Buloh Leprosarium, Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) said today.
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SINGAPORE is celebrating its bicentennial now.
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PUTRAJAYA: To a longtime business ally, the late Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng was an inspirational and fatherly figure.Architect Michael Ngu King Teng, the chief executive officer of Architects 61 Pte Ltd in Singapore, said Lee’s friendship and trust in him throughout the years inspired him to be a better person.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 6): The grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng's funeral cortege has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA: The grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng’s funeral cortege has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The funeral cortege of Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng - the grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group - has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 6): The grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng's funeral cortege has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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The funeral cortege of the grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Lee Shin Cheng, has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 6 — Over 400 mourners and well-wishers turned out to give the late Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng a final farewell and send-off.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang has been listed as one of the best destinations to visit for the ultimate Asia experience by CNN Travel, along with 16 other destinations.
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TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AFP): Bangladesh coast guards on Thursday (May 30) stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an official said.
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TEKNAF (Bangladesh), May 31 — Bangladesh coast guards yesterday stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an...
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TEKNAF, Bangladesh: Bangladesh coast guards on Thursday stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an official ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A 44-year-old bookseller, accused of being a secret society member, was acquitted by the Magistrate’s Court here today.
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My wife met a Christian woman recently and learned that she works as a maid a few days a week at the house of a Muslim family.
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KLANG: Malaysians were urged today not to give in to scare-mongering by political and religious leaders, stating the actual relationships among citizens was “very different” from the image these l...
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Prior to being arrested for planning assassinations and suicide bomb attacks, two Malaysians were suspected to have produced home-made explosives and were even able to test them out.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Keep loving, keep caring, keep understanding, keep sharing, keep giving and keep forgiving – these are the ways to ensure religious harmony in Malaysia, said Federal Territory Islamic ...
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PAHANG: Dressed in robes and chanting in Arabic, scores of Malaysian Muslim children read the Koran aloud in a mosque to mark a special date in the Islamic calendar.
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BENTONG, May 23 — Dressed in robes and chanting in Arabic, scores of Malaysian Muslim children read the Quran aloud in a mosque to mark a special date in the Islamic calendar.
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LETTER | An Inter-Faith Group comprising members of the Muslim, Buddhist and Christian communities and other associations concerned with the problem of mini-casinos in Sabah jointly thank our Chief Mi...
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SUNGAI PETANI: Huge changes could lie ahead for the padi village of Sidam Kiri here, where the RM1.6 billion Kulim international airport will reportedly be built.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s diversity is its strength and what makes it unique, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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Buddhist devotees celebrated Wesak Day on Sunday at the Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS).Bandar Utama assemblyman Jamaliah Jamaluddin attended the annual celebration for the second time and remind...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Buddhist temples across the country saw crowds of devotees celebrating Wesak Day on Sunday (May 19).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah wishes all Malaysian Buddhists a Happy Wesak Day.
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PETALING JAYA: A Wesak Day greeting infused with the traditional Ulek Mayang elements to promote multiculturalism is what one can expect from moderation advocate Anas Zubedy’s latest video.
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KUALA LUMPUR • A controversy has broken out in Malaysia over postage stamps bearing a famous local church, amid a tussle between the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and Malay groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A controversy has broken out in Malaysia over postage stamps bearing a famous local church, as part of the tussle between Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Malay groups opposed to it.
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today called on the people to come together and develop Malaysia Baru as the process takes time and cannot be achieved overnight.
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Police have arrested the three remaining members of an Islamic State cell which was planning to carry out assassinations and terrorist acts to avenge the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three highly-wanted militants, including two Malaysian bomb-making experts, were arrested on Tuesday, a day after police released their images to the public.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police said on Thursday (May 16) that they have detained the three remaining suspects of an Islamic State (IS) “wolf pack” believed to be planning big-scale attacks and a...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have nabbed the remaining suspects, including two Malaysians, linked to a group that was said to be planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country.
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a Islamic State (IS) terror cell wanted by the authorities for planning a jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan have been circul...
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a terror cell “Islamic State” wanted by the authorities in the country for planning jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan ha...
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official said on Wednesda...
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A UN official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has displaced nearly 33,000 people since late...
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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters): Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday (May 14).
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COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, mostly women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said today.
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PETALING JAYA: A crime researcher wants Putrajaya to act against politicians who fuel racial and religious hatred, stating failure to do so will lead to the rise of extremist groups willing to carry o...
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday (May 14).
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Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.
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COX'S BAZAAR, May 14 — Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Four members of the Daesh terror group who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country were nabbed in Terengganu and the Klang Valley la...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Four members of the Daesh terror who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country were nabbed in Terengganu and the Klang Valley last w...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four men have been arrested by Malaysian police for plotting assassinations and big-scale terror attacks in the Klang Valley.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) revealed today they have apprehended four men who were planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia in the Muslim holy fasting mont...
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Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst un...
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KOTA KINABALU: An inter-faith coalition of various religious communities in Sabah has urged both state and federal governments to ban mini casino operations in Sabah.
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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 da...
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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 da...
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Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn began intricate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies on Saturday to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation officially crowns its firs...
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Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday begins intricate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation officially crowns its f...
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A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to t...
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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died today after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to th...
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SINGAPORE: A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according...
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died on Thursday (May 2) after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal's Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours, according to the portal TODAY.
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SINGAPORE, May 2 — A Singapore-based Malaysian doctor died today after he was rescued last week from near the summit of Nepal’s Mount Annapurna, where he was stranded for more than 43 hours.
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On April 21, 2019, the calm of Easter Sunday was shattered by gruesome bombings at several churches and high-end hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka, leaving some 250 people dead and at least 500 more injure...
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Just days before his official coronation, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn yesterday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.
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IPOH: Konnichiwa! Well, the Japanese writing on the wall did not say “hello” but there is much history on the cave walls in Gunung Datok, Tambun, here.
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In conjunction with Labour Day on Wednesday, Masjid Nurul Yaqin in Kelana Jaya organised an Open Day.The event was well attended by residents from the Christian, Buddhist and Hindu faith and council w...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian chapter of a global boycott campaign against Israel has condemned a DAP senator for urging Putrajaya to establish diplomatic ties with the Jewish state, saying his explana...
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The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours after the Easter Sunday bombing.
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Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complaine...
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PETALING JAYA: In the true spirit of solidarity, a Muslim group visited a church, a Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Following the deadly terrorist attack at multiple churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21, a Muslim group showed solidarity in the best way possible – by visiting a church themsel...
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PETALING JAYA: A Muslim group visited a church as well as Hindu and Buddhist temples in Kuala Lumpur Sunday (April 28) to show solidarity with non-Muslims following the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka.
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They are young, Western, and full of praise for Pakistan: Travel influencers have moved in on the “land of the pure”, but critics warn their rose-tinted filters are irresponsible and sell an inaccurate picture of the conservative, militancy-scarred country.
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Sri Lanka’s abrupt shutdown of social media sites following the Easter Sunday bombings has left worried friends and relatives living abroad in the dark.
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Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wound...
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Advertisement Supported by By Hannah Beech, Dharisha Bastians and Kai Schultz JAKARTA, Indonesia — The deadly attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday highlighted how easily religious coexistence can be rippe...
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Colombo (AFP): Before being named prime suspects in Sri Lanka’s Easter suicide bomb attacks, National Thowheeth Jama’ath’s (NTJ) main claim to fame was being linked to vandalising of Buddhist statues.
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Sri Lankan authorities turned off most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.
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DURING a recent trip back to Melaka, one unbelievable story about a gander laying a clutch of eggs created quite a buzz among locals and tourists.
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Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for revealing the massacre of 10 Muslim Rohingya men by Buddhist villagers and Myanmar security forces, and another for photographs of Central American m...
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GEORGE TOWN: Armed with water guns, blasters and soakers, hundreds of people had a splashing good time at the annual Songkran festival at Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple in Burma Lane here.
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People from all walks of life splashed and sprayed water at one another during the annual Songkran festival at the Wat Chaiya Mangalaram Temple in Burma Lane, Penang on Saturday.Songkran festival is a...
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Indonesia’s Supreme Court has upheld a jail sentence for a mother of four who was convicted last year on blasphemy charges for complaining that her neighbourhood mosque was too loud.
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DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh police have prevented 115 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats, officials said on Saturday (April 6), but no suspected traffickers were d...