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Drought imperils Vietnamese farmers

Drought imperils Vietnamese farmers

SOC TRANG (VIETNAM) — When the rice shoots began to wither on Ms Lam Thi Loi’s farm in the heart of the Mekong Delta, a usually verdant region of Vietnam, she faced a hard...

Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees

Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia on Saturday (May 28) received 68 Syrian refugees including 31 children out of a total of 3,000 it hopes to allow into the predominantly Muslim country...

Foreign claim on Sabah a non-issue: Najib

Foreign claim on Sabah a non-issue: Najib

LAHAD DATU (Malaysia) — Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak has pointed out that the claim on Sabah by any quarters is a non-issue because the state had gained independence in...