Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested by anti-graft agency, to be charged on Thursda

22 ViewsFormer Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face further corruption charges related to money allegedly siphoned off from the scandal-plagued state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the anti-corruption agency said on Wednesday (Sept 19). Najib has faced intense scrutiny since unexpectedly losing a general election in May to Tun Mahathir Mohamad, who reopened investigations into […]

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Myanma : Suu Kyi defends verdict against journalists

41 Views Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists, despite international condemnation. She said Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had broken the law and their conviction had “nothing to do with freedom of expression at all”. The two were sentenced for possession of police documents while investigating the killing […]

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6.4 magnitude quake Philippine today

53 Viewsmagnitude 6.4 earthquake jolted Davao Oriental on Saturday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. In a bulletin, the agency said that a “tectonic” quake with a magnitude of 6.4 rattled Manay, Davao Oriental at 3.16 p.m. The tremor struck at a depth of 014 kilometers. The earthquake was felt at Intensity V in Davao […]

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Australia 30th prime minister Scott Morrison has sworn

56 Views Governor general swears in newly elected Liberal leader following the party-room vote earlier this afternoon. There we have it. The governor-general, Peter Cosgrove, has sworn in Scott Morrison as the 30th prime minister of Australia. The swearing in is met with much applause in government house. It’s a short ceremony. Morrison is all smiles. They’ve […]

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