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Saint Valentine’s Day massacre: Australia, Malaysia, Singapore on love scam alert

2017-02-14

Love may be in the air on Saint Valentine’s Day but authorities in Australia, Malaysia and Singapore warned on Monday of a growth in online scams cheating lonely people out of their savings.

Indonesian Muslim school students protest Valentine’s Day

2017-02-14

Indonesian Muslim school students on Monday staged a protest against Valentine’s Day, denouncing what they said was a Western celebration that encourages casual sex.

Malaysian ship with aid for Rohingya refugees from Myanmar docks in S. Bangladesh

2017-02-14

A Malaysian ship carrying 2,100 tons of aid for tens of thousands of persecuted Rohingya refugees from Myanmar arrived in southeastern Bangladesh on Monday.

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns

2017-02-13

Cambodia's charismatic opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, says he will step down "for the sake of his party".

Aftershocks rattle survivors in quake-hit Philippines

2017-02-13

Thousands of residents of a quake-hit city in the southern Philippines sought refuge on the streets as aftershocks hit the ­region yesterday, two days after a quake killed eight people.

Indonesians to vote in local polls on Feb 15, all eyes on governor election in Jakarta

2017-02-13

Tens of millions of Indonesians head to the polls on Wednesday (Feb 15) in local elections across the Muslim-majority country, with bitter feuding over the powerful post of Jakarta governor stoking political and religious tensions.

Brunei-Bandar Seri Begawan-Russia ambassador-diplomat's day

2017-02-11

At the night of 9 February 2017, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Brunei Darussalam Vladlen Semivolos hosted a reception at his official residence on the occasion of the Diplomat’s Day of the Russian Federation.

Death toll rises to 15 in Philippine earthquake, hundreds injured

2017-02-11

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled a southern Philippine city on Friday night has risen to at least 15, an official said on Saturday.

Another landslide hits Indonesia's Bali, bringing death toll to 13

2017-02-11

Heavy downpours triggered another landslide in Bali resort island in central Indonesia on Saturday, bringing the total casualty of the disaster to 13 people with 5 others wounded, a senior official of Bali disaster agency said.

Singaporeans willing to fork out one per cent of their income to ensure no more haze

2017-02-10

People in Singapore are willing to cough up nearly 1 per cent of their annual income in order to guarantee the absence of transboundary haze for a year, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found.