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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak shows his ballot as he votes May 9 at his hometown in Pekan, Pahang state, Malaysia. Photo: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Former Malaysian PM Najib Questioned by Anti-Graft Agency

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was being questioned Tuesday by anti-corruption police about a graft scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.

No Anti-Coup Student Activists Attend Junta’s Reform Forum

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Pacific Ministers Commit to Move Ahead With Pact Without US

HANOI — The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam committed Sunday to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out.

North Korea Fires 4 Ballistic Missiles Into Ocean

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington and Seoul that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal.

Malaysia Foils Smuggling of 131 Sri Lankan Immigrants

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian police have intercepted a tanker with 131 Sri Lankans believed bound for Australia and New Zealand, smashing a large human smuggling ring that has been operating for a year.

Malaysian Family Sue Honda, Takata in US Over Air Bag Defect

KUALA LUMPUR — A Malaysian man whose wife's death is one of at least 16 blamed on air bag defects has sued Japanese automaker Honda and the Takata Corp. in a U.S. court, saying he wants the companies to disclose more about the dangers.
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia and Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi, pose for a group photo during the opening ceremony for the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Singapore. Photo: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Mahathir Slams Myanmar’s Suu Kyi for Handling of Rohingya

SINGAPORE — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed sharply criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday for her handling of an ethnic crisis...

Floods and Landslides Kill 54, Leave 39 Missing in Vietnam

HANOI — Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, officials said Friday.


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