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Dozens of flights from Kumamoto, Japan, were canceled after Mount Aso erupted. Photo: AP
Dozens of flights from Kumamoto, Japan, were canceled after Mount Aso erupted. Photo: AP
Jokowi pledges to act against forest fires

Jokowi pledges to act against forest fires

MERANTI ISLANDS (Riau) — Indonesia President Joko Widodo yesterday (Nov 27) verbalised his preference for farms owned by people, rather than corporations, to curb the haze...

Najib rolls back bid to remove Sedition Act

Najib rolls back bid to remove Sedition Act

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday said a colonial-era law curbing free speech will be retained and strengthened, backpedalling on a pledge two years...

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