Government And Politics

Indonesia considers making devastated areas mass graves

Oct 6, 2018

Search teams have pulled bodies from obliterated neighborhoods in the disaster-stricken Indonesian city of Palu as more aid rolled in and the government said it was considering making devastated areas into mass graves

The Latest: Indonesia mulls making quake areas mass graves

Oct 6, 2018

Indonesia's top security minister says the government is considering turning some areas of disaster-stricken Sulawesi island into mass graves

Malaysia arrests 8 suspected militants, 7 of them foreigners

Oct 6, 2018

Malaysian police say eight suspected militants, including seven foreigners, have been arrested for allegedly spreading religious extremism that could threaten national security and fan terrorism in the region

World stocks fall ahead of US jobs data as tensions weigh

Oct 5, 2018

World shares fall ahead of US jobs data as China tensions weigh

Asian stocks fall as US accuses China of election meddling

Oct 5, 2018

Asian stocks fall after US accuses China of meddling in its midterm elections

Rescuers detect possible sign of life under quake-hit hotel

Oct 4, 2018

A French rescue team says it has detected a possible sign of life under the rubble of a hotel in Indonesia's central Sulawesi, nearly a week after it was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami

Malaysia ex-PM's wife pleads not guilty to money laundering

Oct 4, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak has pleaded not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds linked to the graft scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund that led to his shocking electoral loss

The Latest: Malaysia ex-PM's wife charged in 1MDB case

Oct 4, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak has pleaded not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds from scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund

The Latest: Indonesian quake toll raised to 1,407

Oct 3, 2018

The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has increased to 1,407

Wife of former Malaysian leader arrested in graft scandal

Oct 3, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested and will face money laundering charges in a graft scandal involving the 1MDB state investment fund

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