Oct 24, 2016

Unofficial U.S.-North Korea talks held in Malaysia

A group of former U.S. diplomats held closed-door talks at the weekend with senior Pyongyang officials, even as international efforts gather pace to further isolate North Korea, diplomatically and economically. The two-day meeting in Kuala Lumpur, which was confirmed by the South Korean and ...

Case dismissed for Australians who stripped at Malaysian car race

Oct 6, 2016

Case dismissed for Australians who stripped at Malaysian car race

A Malaysian court on Thursday dismissed a case against nine Australians arrested for stripping down to their swim wear at last Sunday’s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. Photos and videos of the men drinking beer from their shoes while wearing swimming trunks printed with ...

Malaysia abuzz as old foes Mahathir, Anwar join hands

Sep 6, 2016

Malaysia abuzz as old foes Mahathir, Anwar join hands

Bitter foes Mahathir Mohamad and his estranged protege Anwar Ibrahim met for the first time in 18 years Monday, underscoring shifting political alliances caused by a corruption scandal plaguing Malaysia’s current leader. Mahathir inflamed social media with a show of support at a court ...

Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian strain, cases reach 200

Sep 3, 2016

Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian strain, cases reach 200

Singapore on Saturday reported 215 cases of Zika infections as scientists in the city-state said the virus strain comes from within Asia and was not imported from Brazil. The Ministry of Health and National Environment Agency said in a joint statement on Saturday evening ...