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Indonesia barred Cambodia's Rainsy from flight to Jakarta - airline

13 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it had barred veteran Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy from a flight from Kuala Lumpur to the Indonesian capital Jakarta on the instruction of Indonesian authorities.

Malaysia Airlines says U.S. codeshare deals may be hit by FAA country downgrade

12 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia Airlines (MAS) said on Tuesday some codeshare agreements with partners on routes to and from the United States could be disrupted, after the U.S. aviation authority downgraded Malaysia's air safety rating.

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

10 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organise protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

10 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organize protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodian opposition veteran lands in Malaysia in challenge to Hun Sen

09 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/PHNOM PENH Cambodian opposition veteran Sam Rainsy flew into Malaysia on Saturday and told supporters to "keep up the hope" after promising to return home from self-imposed exile to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen.

India rejects China-backed Asian trade deal, as others move ahead

04 Nov 2019

BANGKOK China joined 14 countries on Monday in agreeing terms for what could be the world's biggest trade pact, but India pulled out at the last minute on the grounds that the deal would hurt its farmers, businesses, workers and consumers.

U.S. envoy decries Chinese "intimidation" in South China Sea

04 Nov 2019

BANGKOK A U.S. envoy denounced Chinese "intimidation" in the South China Sea at a summit of Southeast Asian leaders on Monday and said they should not be bullied into giving up their resources by what he compared to a conquest.

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

04 Nov 2019

BANGKOK Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the world's largest trade bloc, even after new demands by India dealt a blow to the process backed by China.

Nokia eyes Malaysian ports for 5G business as Huawei takes early lead

01 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Nokia is targeting Malaysian ports in a bid to get a share of the country's fifth-generation (5G) technology market, as the Southeast Asian country prepares to launch the ultra-fast mobile internet service next year.

UPDATE 1-Malaysia 'bullied' into closing bank accounts of Iranians, PM says

30 Oct 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 Malaysia's prime minister told reporters the country was being forced to "make it difficult" for Iranians to live normal lives in the country.

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