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  • Made-in-India high-speed rail expands
    on September 30, 2022 at 11:35 am

    AHMEDABAD, India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a third Indian-made high speed train in his home state of Gujarat, as a part of plans to modernise the country’s rail network.

  • Malaysian PM orders probe of former top prosecutor
    on September 30, 2022 at 11:24 am

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Friday ordered an investigation into possible misconduct by a former top prosecutor who had brought corruption cases against several senior members of his ruling United Malays National Organisation (Umno) party.

  • Zarco fastest in Thai MotoGP practice
    on September 30, 2022 at 10:14 am

    BURI RAM: Johann Zarco of France was quickest in unexpectedly dry conditions for the opening practice sessions at the Thai MotoGP on Friday, pipping world championship title contender Francesco Bagnaia.

  • Senior Indonesian officials targeted by spyware
    on September 30, 2022 at 9:43 am

    More than a dozen senior Indonesian government and military officials were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to nine people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Drug courier arrested, 152kg of heroin seized
    on September 30, 2022 at 9:39 am

    A drug courier has been arrested and 152 kilogrammes of heroin seized from his car near Talat Thai market in Pathum Thani.

  • Malaysia fights $15bn asset seizure bid
    on September 30, 2022 at 8:46 am

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has vowed to challenge a move by the heirs of a former sultan to seize its Dutch assets as part of the descendants’ efforts to enforce a US$15-billion arbitration award against the Malaysian state.

  • Prayut remains PM, court rules tenure ends in 2025
    on September 30, 2022 at 8:44 am

    The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s tenure has not reached its eight-year limit under the current constitution and that his term started on April 6, 2017, when the present charter took effect.

  • FLASH: Court rules in Prayut’s favour
    on September 30, 2022 at 8:31 am

    Constitutional Court rules that PM Prayut’s tenure has not reached its 8-year limit because it started on April 6, 2017, when the present charter took effect.

  • Ukraine: Russian strike kills 25 in aid convoy
    on September 30, 2022 at 8:29 am

    KYIV: An attack on a frontline civilian convoy killed at least 25 people in southern Ukraine on Friday, just hours before Moscow was due to annex four occupied Ukrainian regions.

  • Covid nears its pandemic end
    on September 30, 2022 at 8:08 am

    The Covid-19 pandemic is nearing its end but people should still seek vaccination against the disease, especially elderly people, a Department of Disease Control senior official said on Friday.