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Tom Allard

Cambodia placed on global money-laundering watchlist

22 Feb 2019

JAKARTA A global money-laundering watchdog placed Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday because of concern the country, which has never prosecuted a money-laundering case, is vulnerable to the concealment of illegally acquired money.

Exclusive - Meth 'disaster' for region as seizures surge in Thailand

12 Feb 2019

BANGKOK Seizures of high-purity crystal methamphetamine have surged more than tenfold in Thailand over the past two years, statistics show, a stark indicator of the growth in industrial-scale production of the stimulant in neighbouring Myanmar.

Golden Triangle's drug production expands, diversifies amid opioid concerns

07 Nov 2018

JAKARTA Organised crime groups are expanding and diversifying drug production in Southeast Asia's Golden Triangle amid fears the region could emerge as a hub for synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Indonesian jet flew erratically the day before it crashed

30 Oct 2018

* Jet experienced "technical problem" during that flight - CEO

Indonesia's fickle quake spares some, destroys others at epicenter

07 Oct 2018

LENDE INDUK, Indonesia Just 500 meters from the epicenter of the earthquake that triggered a wave of destruction in Indonesia, a modest wooden home built on hollow concrete foundations in Lende Induk village stands completely and remarkably unscathed.

Indonesia's fickle quake spares some, destroys others at epicentre

07 Oct 2018

LENDE INDUK, Indonesia Just 500 metres from the epicentre of the earthquake that triggered a wave of destruction in Indonesia, a modest wooden home built on hollow concrete foundations in Lende Induk village stands completely and remarkably unscathed.

Indonesia's fickle quake spares some, destroys others at epicentre

07 Oct 2018

LENDE INDUK, Indonesia Just 500 metres from the epicentre of the earthquake that triggered a wave of destruction in Indonesia, a modest wooden home built on hollow concrete foundations in Lende Induk village stands completely and remarkably unscathed.

Many lives spared at Indonesia quake epicenter by earlier shake

06 Oct 2018

LENDE TOVEA, Indonesia The lives of many villagers living at the epicenter of a devastating earthquake that struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island and killed more than 1,600 people were spared because they had been terrified by a smaller one that hit three hours earlier.

Many lives spared at Indonesia quake epicentre by earlier shake

06 Oct 2018

LENDE TOVEA, Indonesia The lives of many villagers living at the epicentre of a devastating earthquake that struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island and killed more than 1,600 people were spared because they had been terrified by a smaller one that hit three hours earlier.

Many lives spared at Indonesia quake epicentre by earlier shake

06 Oct 2018

LENDE TOVEA, Indonesia The lives of many villagers living at the epicentre of a devastating earthquake that struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island and killed more than 1,600 people were spared because they had been terrified by a smaller one that hit three hours earlier.

World News

Barr plans to issue Mueller report details within weeks

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue in a matter of weeks a public version of the special counsel's report that found President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team did not conspire with Russia, as Trump sought to capitalise on the conclusions.