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Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM

Aug 19, 2019

A judge has delayed by a week the second trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged corruption linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Malaysia conducts autopsy to find cause of death of UK teen

Aug 14, 2019

Malaysian doctors are conducting a lengthy autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 15-year-old London teen whose naked body was found nine days after she disappeared from a nature resort

Indonesia's leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall

Jul 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall to prevent the low-lying capital of Jakarta from sinking under the sea

Indonesia's Widodo tells AP he'll push economy, labor reform

Jul 26, 2019

Indonesia's president is vowing to push sweeping economic reforms, saying he will not have political constraints in his final term in office

2 Australian men arrested in drug cases in Bali

Jul 23, 2019

Indonesian police say two Australian men have been arrested with cocaine on Bali

Indonesia leader meets defeated rival after divisive poll

Jul 13, 2019

Indonesia's president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive April poll, signaling a calming of political tensions in the world's third-largest democracy

When disaster hits, Indonesia's Islamists are first to help

Jun 11, 2019

Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but over the past decade and a half has repurposed its militia into a force that's often first to help in times of disaster

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times

Jun 7, 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times

Asian stocks mixed after Trump threatens Mexico tariffs

Jun 6, 2019

Asian markets mixed after Trump threatens to push ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed

Jun 2, 2019

China's defense minister is warning its military will "resolutely take action" to defend Beijing's claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters

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Indonesia's Widodo tells AP he'll push economy,...

Jul 26, 2019

Indonesia's president is vowing to push sweeping economic reforms, saying he will not have...

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Indonesia leader meets defeated rival after...

Jul 13, 2019

Indonesia's president and his defeated election rival met for the first time since the divisive...

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When disaster hits, Indonesia's Islamists are...

Jun 11, 2019

Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas...

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Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims,...

May 29, 2019

The court challenge to Indonesia's presidential election from the losing candidate claims the...

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6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won't...

May 22, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the country's...

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Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new...

May 6, 2019

Brunei's sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws...

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