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Malaysia suspends permit of business paper over fraud report

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 3:16PM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s The Edge media group says the government has suspended its publishing permits for three months over reports alleging fraud by controversial state investment fund 1MDB.

Malaysian, Thais arrested in Facebook human trafficking bust

By Fri, Jul 24, 2015 6:18PM UTC

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have arrested a Malaysian man and two Thai women accused of luring other Thai women into prostitution overseas via Facebook.

Malaysia suspends permit of ‘The Edge’ paper over fraud report

By Fri, Jul 24, 2015 6:12PM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s The Edge media group says the government has suspended its publishing permits for three months over reports alleging fraud by controversial state investment fund 1MDB.

Fears grow for Japanese journalist missing in Syria

By Wed, Jul 22, 2015 3:38PM UTC

Worries are growing about the whereabouts of a freelance Japanese journalist, last heard from one month ago in Syria.

2 Burmese newspaper editors fined for insulting president

By Wed, Jul 22, 2015 9:53AM UTC

YANGON, Burma (AP) — A Burma (Myanmar) court has found two newspaper editors guilty of violating the country’s media law by insulting the president, and fined each of them 1 million kyat ($809).

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