Asia-Pacific summit season to wrap up

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Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Asia-Pacific leaders on Sunday wrap up a week of diplomacy on trade and security issues that has been jolted by revulsion over the recent jihadist attacks. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

‘Underground bank’ busted

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SHANGHAI: Chinese authorities have uncovered an “underground bank” which illegally transferred money overseas in a case valued at US$64bil (RM275.2bil), said to be the country’s largest ever, according to a police statement. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

There’s crisis, but no Isis

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A SENIOR Thai security official has finally spoken up to set the record straight about an alleged link between Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) and the Malay Muslim insurgency in the southernmost provinces. Source: The Star Regional Feed … Continued

Why the hurry for free condoms on campus in China?

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THE health and family planning commission of Zhejiang province, East China, plans to install vending machines for condoms in the 128 colleges in the province, which has provoked a heated online debate. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Ugliest man contest turns ugly

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HARARE (AFP): A 42-year-old unemployed man was crowned Zimbabwe's ugliest man at a pub pageant in Harare – but the contest turned ugly when the runner-up accused judges of bias. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

China offers funds in search for missing MH370 plane

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SHANGHAI: China on Saturday pledged Aus$20 million (RM61.89 million) to help fund the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the government said in a statement, after the plane vanished in 2014. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

6.1-magnitude quake hits eastern Indonesia

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JAKARTA: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no immediate damage or casualties were reported. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

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