British murder ‘filmed victims’ – Victim ‘tortured for days’

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong court yesterday heard how British banker Rurik Jutting tortured one of his victims for three days as the trial...

British pedophile gets life for Malaysia abuse

LONDON: A British pedophile who preyed on Christian children in an impoverished part of Kuala Lumpur was sentenced yesterday to life with a minimum...

Filipino director Mendoza honored at Tokyo film festival

Filipino director Brillante Mendoza, taking center stage at the Tokyo International Film Festival, is pursuing a collaboration with other Asian filmmakers - a cultural...

China mulls jail terms for disrespecting flag and national anthem

BEIJING: China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering jail terms of up to three years for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in...

Couples flogged for public affection in Indonesia’s Aceh

BANDA ACEH: A trio of canoodling couples were publicly flogged in Indonesia's Aceh province yesterday, charged with breaking local Islamic law that...

China passes controversial cybersecurity law

Foreign business groups feel the rules are too vague BEIJING: China adopted a controversial cyber security law yesterday to counter what Beijing says are growing...

Indonesia’s bid to root out Islamists throws spotlight on universities

NUSA DUA: When students at Indonesia's prestigious Institute of Agricultural Studies swore an oath to support a caliphate in the world's largest Muslim-majority country...

Beijing imposes partial travel ban, closes schools over virus outbreak

BEIJING: Travellers wearing face masks inspect their tickets after conducting self check-in procedures at the Beijing International...

Duterte vows to keep ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to maintain his “shoot-to-kill” order against drug dealers while in office and says he “does not care...

Al Jazeera’s office raided in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities raided Al Jazeera's Kuala Lumpur office Tuesday and seized computers as part of...

Malaysia seizes un-Islamic pig-hair brushes

Muslim Consumers Association calls for stricter enforcement KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities have seized thousands of paint brushes suspected of containing pig bristles after consumers in...

Malaysia probes Al Jazeera over migrant arrests

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman walks along the Saloma Link Bridge in Kuala Lumpur. — AFP

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