Foreign Workers Killed In Singapore Fire Were Bangladeshi

SINGAPORE - Authorities here said the two foreign workers who died in a fire in a private residential unit along 88 Geylang Lorong 6...

Malaysia’s King Not Ill, In Stable Health

MALAYSIA - The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah is in stable health and not ill as rumored through text messages, authorities...

Mahathir Wants Sirul Azhar Umar to Reveal Mastermind in Murder of Mongolian Model

MALAYSIA - Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad urged authorities to allow Sirul Azhar Umar to reveal the mastermind in the murder of Mongolian...

500 People Left Homeless in Semporma Malaysia Fire

MALAYSIA - At least 500 people were rendered homeless after fire destroyed 50 wooden houses at Kampung Bangau-Bangau water settlement in Semporna Saturday morning,...

Six-Year-Old Malaysian Girl Plunges to Death in Kuala Lumpur Mall

What started as a child's play turned tragic when a six-year-old died after falling from the second floor of a mall in Kuala Lumpur,...

Two Foreign Workers Killed in Singapore Fire

SINGAPORE - Two foreign workers died while three others were injured when fire broke out in their rented apartment at 88 Lorong 6 Geylang...

Malaysia Condemns Kenya Attack, Rejects Extremism In the Name of Islam

MALAYSIA - Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib Tun Razak turned to Twitter to announce that Malaysia condemned the attack by militant group al-Shabag in...

Vessel Sinks in Sulu, Philippines; 5 Dead, 14 Rescued as Typhoon Maysak Enters PAR

PHILIPPINES - An unregistered passenger vessel overloaded with cargo capsized in the waters off Pata and Tapul Island in the province of Sulu Thursday...

FBI Confirms Death of Marwan, One of Southeast Asia’s Top Terrorists

Zulkifli Bin Hir, alias Marwan, one of Southeast Asia's notorious militants, was killed by Philippines troops in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the US Federal Bureau of...

Bus-Van Collision Kills 3 in Lanao, Philippines

PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were killed while 13 others were injured when a passenger van collided with a passenger bus in Kauswagan,...

World’s Oldest Person Misao Okawa Dies After She Stopped Eating

The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, died 10 days after she stopped eating, sources said. She was 117. Okawa, the world's oldest person according to...

Family of Students Killed in South Korea’s Sewol Ferry Disaster to Get US$380,000 each

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said the South Korean government has decided to compensate the families of of the 250 students and...

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Unseated from Parliament After King Denies Royal Pardon

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's appeal to the King for him to be freed has been denied, which means the former...

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Rocks Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Philippines - A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked the province of Ilocos Norte Wednesday noon, two days after an earthquake of almost similar...

Thailand’s Martial Law May Be Lifted Soon But Groups Express Concern

BANGKOK - Thailand's martial law, which was imposed since May 2014 to control violent street protests in the capital, may be lifted soon, but...

13 Filipinos Remain Missing after Taiwanese Fishing Vessel Sinks in Atlantic Ocean

Thirteen Filipino fishermen remained missing more than a month after the Taiwanese fishing vessel they boarded sank in the South Atlantic Ocean, authorities said...

Zamboanga Fire Kills 3 Persons

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Three people were killed when a fire broke out in Purok Amelita, Barangay Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay early dawn...

16-Year-Old Singaporean Charged in Court for Insulting Late Leader Lee Kuan Yew

The police filed charges in court against a 16-year-old Singaporean boy, whom they arrested for insulting Singapore's late founding father Lee Kuan Yew online. The...

Malaysian Plantation Worker Believed To Be Eaten Alive By Crocodile

What started as a fishing trip of four friends turned tragic when one of the men, an oil palm plantation worker, suddenly went missing...

One Month After Missouri Auditor Kills Self, Spokesman Commits Suicide

Just about a month after Missouri's auditor, Tom Schweich, fatally shot himself at his home, the spokesman for the Missouri auditor’s office was found...