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N. Korea reports on South's presidential election

North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning president Moon Jae-In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length.


More petrol stations close down due to weekly price swing

Many petrol station operators have given up their dealership because they can no longer cope with the weekly swing in retail fuel prices.


S.Korea's Moon to seek change with North

The election of South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heralds a turn of the tide in Seoul's approach towards the nuclear-armed North -- and puts it on a potential collision course with Washington.


Supporters rally for Jakarta's jailed governor

Supporters of Jakarta's Christian governor staged a colourful rally outside city hall Wednesday a day after he was jailed for blasphemy, in a case that has damaged Indonesia's image as a bastion of tolerant Islam.


Dutch open world's largest offshore wind farm

Dutch officials opened what is being billed as one of the world's largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning in action far out in the North Sea.


Why is religious intolerance on the rise in Indonesia?

A guilty verdict and two-year jail sentence for Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama on blasphemy charges have fuelled concerns about the erosion of religious freedoms in Indonesia.


Loopholes in marriage ban on foreigners

Foreigners violating the marriage ban will be deported and have their permits revoked.


South Koreans vote in historic election

South Koreans went to the polls Tuesday to choose a new president after Park Geun-Hye was ousted and indicted for corruption, against a backdrop of high tensions with the nuclear-armed North.


Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy

Jakarta's Christian governor was jailed for two years Tuesday after being found guilty of blasphemy, in a shock decision that has stoked concerns over rising religious intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation.


You report, and we'll act: MACC chief

"If anyone reports a case, I assure you MACC will open file and investigate."


 

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