How Rwanda is Becoming the Singapore of Africa
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North Korea 'Assassination': Woman detained over the death of Kim Jong-nam
Malaysian authorities have detained a female suspect woman at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam. The woman ...
Feds Want 'Wolf of Wall Street' Profits As Part Of $3.5 Billion Fraud Allegations
In a massive lawsuit that reads like an international thriller, the U.S. government claims that well-connected fraudsters stole $3.5 billion from Malaysia and used it to buy New York condos, hotels, y...
Brunei Bans Christmas – And Threatens Muslims Who Celebrate It With Up To Five Years In Prison: Christians Found Organising Celebrations Are Also Warned They Will Be Jailed
Lighting candles, putting up Christmas trees and even Santa hats have been banned in the tiny oil-rich nation of Brunei, for fear that celebrations will affect the faith of its Muslim communities. The...
Could a Titanic Seawall Save This Quickly Sinking City?
Jakarta, Indonesia’s fast-growing capital of 10 million people, is embarking on one of history’s biggest seawall projects—to be shaped like a Garuda, a mythical bird-like creature. Jakarta it’s droppi...
NUS Students Build Singapore’s First Personal Flying Machine
A team of eight engineering students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have successfully built Singapore’s first personal flying machine, dubbed Snowstorm. Comprising an intricate design...
Whale shark sucks fish out of hole in fishing net
On a recent expedition to Indonesia's Cendrawasih Bay, Conservation International's Mark Erdmann learned how whale sharks often congregate around bagan (lift net) fishing platforms to eat the small si...
Draco Volans: The Tiny Dragon Discovered in Indonesia
As it turns out, dragons do exist. Well, these little guys technically aren’t dragons, but they are flying lizards, which seems pretty close. The tiny lizards are known as “Draco volans,” and over the...
Epic Battle Between Python And King Cobra Caught On Camera In Singapore
A python and king cobra were filmed having an epic fight on the streets of Singapore. The footage, shot on a college campus, shocked passers-by as the snakes brawled for about 30 minutes, Channel News...
Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in remote Papua
An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 54 people has crashed in the country’s eastern Papua region, a Transportation Ministry official has confirmed. Contact with Flight TGN267 was lost at about 0600 ...
​Eruption near supervolcano? Mount Sinabung could rain down hell (VIDEO & PHOTOS)
An Indonesian volcano near an ancient volcano that once nearly destroyed humankind is getting ready to erupt. At the moment, it’s throwing smoke high into the sky.
Malaysia 6.0 earthquake: Over 160 people stranded on mountain, 40 missing (VIDEO)
Rockfalls at Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu, caused by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake on Borneo Island, have left more than 160 people stranded on the peak, with some injured, according to officials. Forty peo...
Brunei
Brunei (/bruːˈnaɪ/, broo-NYE) officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Malay: Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi: نڬارا بروني دارالسلام‎), is a...
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East Timor
East Timor (/ˌiːst ˈtiːmɔr/) or Timor-Leste (/tiˈmɔr ˈlɛʃteɪ/), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a country in Maritime Southeast Asia. It co...
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Indonesia
Indonesia (/ˌɪndəˈniːʒə/ IN-də-NEE-zhə or /ˌɪndoʊˈniːziə/ IN-doh-NEE-zee-ə), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia [rɛpublik ɪ...
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Malaysia
Malaysia (/məˈleɪʒə/ mə-LAY-zhə or /məˈleɪsiə/ mə-LAY-see-ə) ([məlejsiə]) is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen...
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Singapore
Singapore (/ˈsɪŋəpɔr/ or /ˈsɪŋɡəpɔr/), officially the Republic of Singapore, is a modern city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies off the souther...
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Names of Singapore
The names of Singapore include both historical designations and contemporary names and nicknames in various languages spoken on the island.The English language name Singapore comes from the Malay Sing...
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Johor Sultanate
The Sultanate of Johor (or sometimes Johor-Riau or Johor-Riau-Lingga or more correctly Johor Empire) was founded by Malaccan Sultan Mahmud Shah's son, Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II in 1528. Johor was...
History of Malaysia
Malaysia is a country in South East Asia whose strategic sea-lane position brought trade and foreign influences that fundamentally influenced its history. Hindu and Buddhist cultures imported from Ind...
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Mamak stall
A mamak stall is a food establishment which serves mamak food.
The Malaysian Mamak are Tamil Muslims of Malaysian nationality, whose forefathers mostly migrated from South India to the Malay Penin...
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Least Pygmy Squirrel
Exilisciurus is a genus of rodent in the Sciuridae family native to Asia. The three species of Exilisciurus include:
Brunei Bans Christmas – And Threatens Muslims Who Celebrate It With Up To Five Years In Prison: Christians Found Organising Celebrations Are Also Warned They Will Be Jailed
Lighting candles, putting up Christmas trees and even Santa hats have been banned in the tiny oil-rich nation of Brunei, for fear that celebrations will affect the faith of its Muslim communities. The...
Chinese Egret
The Chinese egret or Swinhoe's egret (Egretta eulophotes) is a threatened species of egret from east Asia.
The Chinese egret averages 68 cm in height. The plumage is white throughout the bir...
Tuak
Tuak is an alcoholic beverage made of palms, yeast and sugar and drank in parts of Indonesia such as Sumatra, Sulawesi, Borneo, and parts of Malaysia such as Penang Island and East Malaysia. It is als...
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