World Dec 3, 2019

Prosecutors say Russia let MH17 suspect leave the country

Russia deliberately allowed a suspect in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to leave the country, Dutch prosecutors said Monday, calling it a breach of a European extradition treaty. Prosecutors announced that Volodymyr Tsemakh is considered a suspect in the shooting down of ...

Sumatran rhino goes extinct in Malaysia

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Nov 24, 2019

Sumatran rhino goes extinct in Malaysia

The Sumatran rhinoceros has become extinct in Malaysia, after the last of the species in the country succumbed to cancer. The Wildlife Department in eastern Sabah state on Borneo island said the rhino, named Iman, died of natural causes Saturday due to shock in her ...

Business Oct 24, 2019

Asian nations face U.S. currency manipulation listing threat

Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, set for release amid a trade war that shows no sign of ending. The twice-yearly report is due in coming weeks and will likely see Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam on the watchlist. ...