YE BAW KYA - MYANMAR. The Myanmar Army on Sunday claimed that it had found a mass grave of 28 Hindus killed by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army in Ye Baw Kya village, AFP reported. Those killed included 20 women, six boys under the age of 10, and two men.
BEIJING - Kuala Lumpur's move to establish counter-terrorism cooperation with Beijing and the focus on combating cybercrime are among the highlights of Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's three-day working visit to China, beginning Monday.
NEW YORK - United States President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday,North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer "if he echoed the thoughts of Little Rocket Man," an apparent reference to Kim.
MANILA - Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte has said he will have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician are true, and that the police who carry out the hit will be protected from prosecution.
KUALA LUMPUR - Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor today dismissed an allegation of him having stated that the 'Better Beer Festival 2017' planned for next month in the city was cancelled due to political and religious factors.
PUTRAJAYA - The Fire and Rescue Department has ascertained arson as the cause of the fire at a Islamic residential religious school in Kuala Lumpur that claimed the lives of 21 students and two teachers last Thursday.
MEXICO CITY - Elements from the civil protection corps, Red Cross, army, police and voluntary civilians worked through the day on Wednesday to remove rubble from collapsed buildings in Mexico City, after the magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook the centre of the country on Tuesday.
SEOUL - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called U.S. President Donald Trump's address to the United Nations "the sound of a dog barking", brushing aside Trump's remarks that the United States may be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea.
NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to end violence against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, declaring the crisis a threat to world.
SHAH ALAM - Since her video went viral on social media a couple of days ago, an Enforcement Assistant of Road Transport Department (JPJ) Nur Syafiqah Azaman, was summoned to meet the JPJ Director-General Datuk Shaharuddin Khalid in Putrajaya.
YANGON - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.
KALIMANTAN - A self-proclaimed crocodile shaman who said he had the power to control crocodiles was killed in a suspected attack by one of the reptiles in Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan, last Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR - The precarious situation pertaining to issues on the Rohingyas in Rakhine State, must be addressed urgently, or else it will provide a fertile breeding ground for recruitment of extremists, said Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.
KUALA LUMPUR - Former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who was brought to Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) here last night, was admitted to the hospital for scheduled examination and not because of any acute condition, said hospital director, Datuk Dr Zaininah Mohd Zain.
YANGON - Pressure grew on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on its military, which is accused of driving out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims in an orchestrated “ethnic cleansing” campaign.
COX'S BAZAR - Elephants trampled to death two Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh on Monday when they rampaged through a settlement where the refugees were taking shelter after fleeing a military offensive in neighbouring Myanmar.
PUTRAJAYA - The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been invited to be part of a task force to coordinate safety aspects at all residential tahfiz or Islamic religious schools.
AH NAUK PYIN - Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-wracked northwest Myanmar are pleading with authorities for safe passage from two remote villages cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food.
KUALA LUMPUR - The Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 will be amended to enable the government to collect billions of ringgit in taxes from foreign companies operating in Malaysia under the digital economy.
YANGON - A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing.
SEREMBAN - The Mufti of Negeri Sembilan, Datuk Mohd Yusof Ahmad said the insinuating statement made by a woman concerning tahfiz schools which went viral on social media was only meant to vent out her anger.
KUALA LUMPUR - The police have recorded statements from 13 policemen to facilitate investigations into leaked information on the arrest of seven suspects in connection with a fire at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah residential religious school in Jalan Keramat Hujung here on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the line-up of Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) doctors are now doing their best in treating four victims injured in the fire at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz Centre here in which 23 people perished on Thursday.
NEW YORK - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced hundreds of thousands of the mainly Muslim Rohingya to flee abroad, the UN head has said.
KUALA LUMPUR - The students of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz Centre in Jalan Keramat Ujung here are expected to resume classes latest by October at a new building located not far from their temporary building, which suffered a fire tragedy on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR - “All my friends are gone now. We used to pray and recite al-Quran together especially with Haris,” said Mohd Ikhwan Muslim, 7, who spent most of his time at Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz School which caught fire last Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR - A neighbour of Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz School, Jalan Keramat Ujung, which caught fire last Thursday, felt aggrieved for not being able to help rescue the students who died in the heart-wrenching tragedy.
COX'S BAZAR - BANGLADESH. Aid agencies have to step up operations "massively" in response to the arrival in Bangladesh of about 400,000 refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar, and the amount of money needed to help them has risen sharply, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Tuesday told the American business community that there was a campaign to deliberately sabotage 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and to undermine investor confidence towards the Malaysian economy.
YANGON - Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled her planned attendance and speech at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), China's Xinhua news agency reported Director-General of the President's Office U Zaw Htay as saying.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he would not support a resolution targeting Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the treatment of the country's Rohingya Muslims, and said Washington should not be "lecturing" her.
MANILA - At least four people died and six were missing after a major storm caused widespread flooding in and around the Philippine capital, forcing schools, government offices and businesses to shut down.
ALOR SETAR - Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi recalled the late Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah reminding him to assist the prime minister maintain harmony and security in the country.
YANGON - Pressure mounted on Myanmar on Tuesday to end violence that has sent more than 300,000 Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh, with the United States calling for the protection of civilians and Bangladesh seeking international help to handle the crisis.
NEW YORK - Sweden and Britain on Monday requested a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on the "deteriorating situation" in Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to the majority-Buddhist nation's Rohingya Muslims, diplomats said.