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Organiser of KL pet-a-dog event attacked online

Organiser of KL pet-a-dog event attacked online

KUALA LUMPUR — The Malaysian organiser of a controversial pet-a-dog event that saw many Malay Muslims touching a dog for the first time has become the subject of death threats...

Manila pushes arbitration in China sea row

MANILA — Philippine President Benigno Aquino said yesterday the international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea and...

Second ship to join MH370 search in Indian Ocean

SYDNEY — A second ship was yesterday preparing to join the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean, as Malaysia’s Defence Minister...

Protesters march after fruitless talks with govt

Protesters march after fruitless talks with govt

HONG KONG — About 200 Hong Kong protesters marched to the home of the city’s Beijing-backed leader yesterday to push their case for greater democracy and call for him to step...

Jokowi rethinks Cabinet choices

Jokowi rethinks Cabinet choices

JAKARTA — New Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said yesterday he had re-evaluated some of his choices for Cabinet appointments after an anti-graft agency raised...

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