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Six soldiers killed by bomb in southern Thailand

Six Thai soldiers were killed when their patrol vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the insurgency-plagued south on Monday, police said.


Legal smoking age increased to 21

Individuals below the age of 21 are not allowed to consume, purchase or possess tobacco products, and violators could be fined not more than RM1,000.


1MDB: DiCaprio returns Oscar won by Brando

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio confirmed Friday that he has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando, along with other gifts, amid an inquiry into a multibillion-dollar money-laundering scheme involving a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.


China kindergarten blast was bomb, suspect dead

The blast that killed eight people and injured dozens outside a kindergarten in eastern China was caused by a makeshift bomb and the assailant died in the explosion, authorities said Friday.


Lawyers for Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects given key documents

Lawyers for two women charged with the Cold War-style assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader in Malaysia received a post-mortem report Friday, after prosecutors initially failed to share key documents.


US moves to seize another RM2.3bn in 1MDB scandal

The US has acted to seize another $540 million in assets, including a luxury yacht, allegedly bought with money stolen from Malaysia's multibillion-dollar 1MDB fund, a move Kuala Lumpur slammed on Friday as headline-seeking.


Four IS terrorists arrested by police

4 IS terrorists were picked up by the police in Perak and Sabah, including three near a Sandakan mosque preparing to travel to Marawi in southern Philippines.


China probes kindergarten blast after eight killed

Chinese authorities on Friday investigated an explosion at a kindergarten's gate as a crime after eight died and dozens more were injured in a blast that left victims bleeding and weeping on the ground.


US student released 'on humanitarian grounds': Pyongyang

North Korea released US student Otto Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds", state media said Thursday, two days after he was evacuated from Pyongyang after falling into a coma while imprisoned in a labour camp.


One in five children in developed world in relative poverty

One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report published Thursday that put the US and New Zealand among the world's worst performers for youth well-being.


 

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