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Malaysia seeks amicable solution to South China Sea dispute

Malaysia on Tuesday called for more efforts to find a peaceful solution to rising tensions in the disputed South China Sea, as the U.S. and the Philippines said they would demand that China stop land reclamation and other actions there. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi defended Beijing’s moves, saying they ...

Malaysia says $675 million in Najib accounts are donations

Aug 3, 2015

Malaysia says $675 million in Najib accounts are donations

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said its investigations found that 2.6 billion ringgit ($675 million) in Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal accounts are donations and not from a debt-ridden state investment company. The agency has completed its probe of the premier’s accounts and sent the ...

Aug 3, 2015

India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate

India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world’s largest democracy. In India’s first big crackdown on Internet porn, service providers have been directed ...

Aug 3, 2015

China set to tighten export controls on some drones, computers

China is tightening controls on exports of some drones and powerful computers and will require firms to register to ensure they do not “compromise national security,” state media reported Sunday. Starting Aug. 15, manufacturers of certain powerful drones and computers will have to give ...