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Sundra Rajoo delivers a speech in 2017. Image: Asian International Arbitration Centre / YouTube

FIFA Ethics Judge Resigns While Suspected of Corruption

ZURICH — FIFA says one of its ethics committee judges resigned after he was investigated for alleged corruption in Malaysia. Sundra Rajoo was appointed one...
Spokesman and group leader Timo Valtonen, center, holds up a pen as he makes a statement to the press upon his Wednesday arrival, with three other Finns after being deported from Malaysia, at the airport in Vantaa, Finland. Photo: Associated Press

Finnish Christian Missionaries Held in Malaysia Return Home

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Four Finnish tourists who were arrested in Malaysia last week for distributing Christian materials in public places on a resort island...
National Transportation Safety Committee investigator Nurcahyo Utomo holds a model of an airplane during a Wednesday press conference on the committee's preliminary findings on their investigation on the crash of Lion Air flight 610, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

Boeing Cites Airline Error in Indonesian Crash

JAKARTA — The Boeing Co. has reassured travelers and airlines that its 737 MAX aircraft are as safe as any other airplane following a report...
Genting Theme Park is pictured Tuesday at Genting Highland Resort in Pahang, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Disney Says ‘No Merit’ to Malaysia Resort Company Lawsuit

KUALA LUMPUR — Resort developer Genting Malaysia's lawsuit seeking USD$1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach...
A Lion Air passenger jet is parked on the tarmac in 2012 at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, Indonesia. Photo: Trisnadi / Associated Press

Pilots Struggled to Control Plane That Crashed in Indonesia

Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of a Boeing jet as its automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to...
Police remove the wreckage of a burned car Tuesday after rioting outside Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang, Malaysia. Photo: Vincent Thian / Associated Press

21 Held in Melee Over Malaysian Temple Land Dispute

SUBANG JAYA, Malaysia — Malaysian police said Tuesday that 21 people have been arrested over rioting that broke out amid a dispute over the...
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Malaysia to Deport 4 Finns for Distributing Christian Items

KUALA LUMPUR — Four Finnish tourists will be deported and barred from returning to Malaysia after they were detained for distributing Christian materials on...
Chairman of the Malaysian Genting Group developer Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay cuts a ceremonial ribbon to open a casino in Singapore. Photo: Joan Leong / Associated Press

Malaysian Resort Company Sues Disney, Fox Over Theme Park

KUALA LUMPUR — Resort developer Genting Malaysia has filed a lawsuit in California seeking at least USD$1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co....
Trader Kevin Walsh, right, works in 2017 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Richard Drew / Associated Press

Asian Shares Rise Despite Trump’s Latest Talk on Tariffs

SINGAPORE — Asian markets clocked more gains Tuesday ahead of a meeting between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 summit this...
A Chinese national arrested over an alleged internet scam is escorted by police on his way to deportation at the immigration office in 2017 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

More Than 200 Chinese Arrested in Cambodia for Online Scams

PHNOM PENH — Police in Cambodia on Monday arrested more than 200 Chinese citizens accused of defrauding people in China over the internet. Gen. Y...





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