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  • WORLD

    Germany voices Rohingya concerns

    dpa, Published on 11/02/2014

    » YANGON - German President Joachim Gauck on Tuesday raised concerns over clashes between Myanmar's majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities, especially the Rohingyas.

  • WORLD

    AEC set to miss deadline for free-trade bloc

    dpa, Published on 20/11/2015

    » The Asean Economic Community was scheduled to set up a free-trade bloc by the end of 2015 to rival the European Union or the United States. But legislative foot-dragging and obstructive border practices have effectively prevented the free movement of goods, services and workers, with no chance to meet the deadline, experts say.

  • THAILAND

    Haze blocks out Hat Yai, Trang

    dpa, Published on 04/09/2015

    » A haze caused by forest and plantation fires in Indonesia's Sumatra province on Thursday reached unhealthy levels in Malaysia and southern Thailand Thursday, officials said.

  • WORLD

    Haze closes Indonesian airport

    dpa, Published on 08/09/2015

    » JAKARTA — Thick smog from forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra has paralysed one of the island's airports, officials said Tuesday.

  • WORLD

    27 dead after 2 trains derail in India

    dpa, Published on 05/08/2015

    » Two passenger trains derailed after being hit by flash floods on a bridge in central India, killing at least 27 people in the latest deadly accident on the nation's crumbling rail network.

  • WORLD

    Indonesia bans maids from working in Mideast

    dpa, Published on 05/05/2015

    » JAKARTA – Indonesia will aim to stop domestic workers from going to 21 Middle Eastern countries over concerns about poor working conditions and abuse, the government said Tuesday.

  • WORLD

    Britain winds up closest election in decades

    dpa, Published on 08/05/2015

    » LONDON - Polls have closed in Britain, where voters cast their ballots Thursday in a tightly contested general election that appeared unlikely to yield a workable parliamentary majority for either of the main parties.

  • WORLD

    Myanmar fishery exports drop again

    dpa, Published on 28/04/2015

    » YANGON — Myanmar's fishery industry suffered another year of falling exports, official figures showed Tuesday, with poor investment and growing domestic tourism blamed for the shortfall.

  • WORLD

    Beckham fan drives Vietnam nuts

    dpa, Published on 17/11/2014

    » HANOI — A photograph posted on David Beckham's official Facebook page showing a woman in Hanoi taking a picture of him from her scooter while not wearing a helmet and carrying an infant between her knees has sparked widespread criticism in Vietnam.

  • WORLD

    Migrants struggle to get unpaid wages

    dpa, Published on 05/10/2014

    » Bao Da Liang was looking forward to a decent income to send home to his family in China when he first came to Singapore in April 2013 to work on construction sites.

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