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Singapore to freeze number of cars on its roads

Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a vehicle, has announced it will freeze the number of private cars on its roads from next year but vowed to expand public transport.


Fit for a king: Thailand's royal cremation

Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will receive a lavish send-off this week during a spectacular five-day funeral centered around a cremation at a gilded pyre in Bangkok's historic heart on Thursday.


Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects taken to airport crime scene

Two women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother visited the Malaysian airport where he was poisoned under heavy police guard on Tuesday, with the exhausted suspects pushed around in wheelchairs and one bursting into tears.


8 factory workers killed in highway crash

Eight female factory workers lost their lives while 23 others were seriously injured in an accident at Km147 North-South Expressway, northbound near Juru Toll Plaza here, today.


Forest fires contribute to record global tree cover loss

A sharp increase in forest fires stoked record losses in global forest cover equivalent to the area of New Zealand in 2016, a Global Forest Watch report said Monday.


Abe wins votes but not hearts: analysts

Shinzo Abe has seized a "super-majority" in Japan's parliament but failed to win the hearts and minds of voters suspicious of his nationalist instincts and unenthused by his drive to change the country's pacifist constitution.


Typhoon leaves five dead after lashing Japan on election day

A powerful typhoon left five dead, one missing and scores injured in Japan Monday, moving northward off the Pacific coast after millions struggled to the polls for a national election.


Italy regions vote on autonomy bid

Voters in the northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto voted Sunday in referendums on autonomy, against the backdrop of Catalonia's push for independence from Spain.


Duterte confirms Mahmud killed in Marawi

Duterte confirms that Malaysian terrorist Mahmud Ahmad has been killed in Marawi.


No dice games for Muslims: ustaz

Shahul Hamid says while chess, snake-and-ladder and other dice games are not gambling per se, they could tempt a person into gambling.


 

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