Another Canadian Detained in China Amid Diplomatic Chill

OTTAWA, ONTARIO � A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, China, Canada’s government said Saturday, a step that comes amid tense relations between the countries. Global Affairs Canada did not provide details about the identity of the detainee, nor… Read More

Father of Myanmar Child Rape Victim Wants Speedy Conclusion to Crime Investigation

The father of a Myanmar toddler who was allegedly raped at an unlicensed nursery school in May has called on authorities for a speedy resolution to his daughter’s case and raised questions about the accuracy of video coverage related to… Read More

Malaysia emphasizes Asean centrality at grouping’s defence ministers’meet

BANGKOK, Malaysia put forward its stand of retaining Asean Centrality as the key principle in the 10-member regional grouping’s establishment of cooperation with its dialogue partners at the 13th Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) here, Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu… Read More

Joint Declaration Of ASEAN Defence Ministers On Sustainable Security Signed In Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand, Defence Ministers of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), signed a Joint Declaration on Sustainable Security here on Thursday, to promote cooperation among ASEAN, to counter non-traditional, transnational threats.In yesterday’s press conference, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Defence… Read More

ASEAN Defense Ministers Call for Peace, Stability in South China Sea

ASEAN defense ministers on Thursday approved a declaration seeking to turn the South China Sea, a maritime region marked by tension over competing territorial claims, into a sea of peace.Meeting in Bangkok, the defense chiefs representing the 10 members of… Read More

King, Queen Throw Surprise Birthday Party for PM, Wife at Istana Negara

KUALA LUMPUR, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali were pleasantly surprised when the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong threw them an impromptu birthday party at the Istana Negara here today.The special… Read More

Entrepreneurship in The Country Needs to Be Strengthened – Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, In the face of a competitive, challenging and uncertain global economy due to the trade war, entrepreneurship in the country needs to be strengthened, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the development of entrepreneurship and… Read More