WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has decided not to impose sanctions against Malaysia and Thailand for failing to meet minimum standards in combating human trafficking.
The long-running political crisis in Malaysia’s Selangor state has shone a spotlight on what was thought to be an unlikely political phenomenon, the resurgence in power of the country’s nine sultans.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight to Hyderabad, India, has been forced to return to Kuala Lumpur due to an autopilot defect shortly after takeoff.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian Games organizers have taken down the flags of competing nations in South Korea following protests about the inclusion of North Korean flags.
Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) has outlawed screenings of ‘To Singapore, With Love’, a documentary by local filmmaker Tan Pin Pin, over security concerns.
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