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April 17, 2018 7:52 AM Crewman missing in oil drilling vessel fire

MIRI: An offshore oil and gas drilling vessel, Ocean Geos, caught fire near Baram in the South China Sea today. It is learnt that in the 3am incident, an explosion occurred in the ship's engine room which led to the fire. A search and rescue operation is underway to find the missing Malaysian crewman, said the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency Miri chief 14

April 17, 2018 4:58 AM Thai telco True says personal data of 11,400 customers made public by unit

This picture taken on March 20, 2013 shows people looking at their smartphones while waiting for a train at a BTS station in Bangkok. — AFP picBANGKOK, April 17 — Thai mobile phone operator True Corp said today personal identification data of 11,400 of its customers has been made public by its unit iTruemart, in possibly the first known instance of a major 6

April 15, 2018 11:01 AM Revellers usher in Songkran with water pistols, buckets of water

PETALING JAYA: Shrieks of laughter filled the air at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple here as revellers gathered to celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year, yesterday morning. Hundreds turned up at the Buddhist temple located near Jalan Gasing here to celebrate the festival. Armed with water pistols, buckets of water and assorted water dispersal equipment 10

April 6, 2018 6:29 AM Stranded Rohingya rescued by Indonesian fishermen

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Five Rohingya stranded at sea for almost three weeks have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen but another five of them died during the harrowing ordeal, officials said Friday. News of the rescue comes several days after the arrival in Malaysia of another boat carrying dozens of members of the persecuted Muslim minority from Myanmar 10

April 4, 2018 11:31 AM Shanghai Shenhua crash out of AFC Champions League

SEOUL: Big-spending Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua were eliminated from the 2018 AFC Champions League with a game to spare on Tuesday after drawing 2-2 with Kashima Antlers of Japan at home. Giovanni Moreno shot Shanghai ahead from the spot after 13 minutes and Mao Jianqing, an early replacement for injured striker Obafemi Martins headed home a second 15

April 3, 2018 6:21 AM Malaysia intercepts boat carrying Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

This handout photo taken and released by the Royal Thai Army on April 1, 2018 shows Rohingya refugees aboard a wooden boat greeted by Royal Thai military personnel at sea, while being escorted by a Royal Thai Navy boat, as it sails towards Thailand-Malaysia sea boundary, off the coast of Krabi. — AFP picKUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Malaysia has intercepted 9

April 2, 2018 9:48 AM Cambodian farmers sue Thai sugar group Mitr Phol over alleged land grab

The farmers claimed that Mitr Phol violently displaced them to make way for plantations. — Reuters picPHNOM PENH, April 2 — Farmers from Cambodia have filed a lawsuit in a Thai civil court against Asia’s largest sugar producer, accusing it of rights abuses after it allegedly kicked farmers off their land, a rights group said today. The lawsuit, filed 8

March 22, 2018 2:45 AM At least 17 killed in Thai double decker bus crash

Among the injured, some 10 people are in critical condition and receiving care at a nearby hospital. — AFP picBANGKOK, March 22 — At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded when a bus travelling in northeastern Thailand veered off the road and smashed into a tree, authorities said this morning. The accident occured yesterday evening 5

March 18, 2018 3:09 PM Thai police detain Malaysian driver after fatal mishap in Danok

SADAO, March 18 — A Malaysian tanker driver was arrested by Thai police after his vehicle was involved in a road accident which resulted in a motorcyclist killed while his pillion rider was seriously injured. Sadao police chief Col Seksan Kaewsawang said the incident occurred in Danok at about 7 am (local time) when the tanker was making a turn. “When the driver 7

March 15, 2018 10:56 AM Maverick Thai tycoon woos youth with new political party

BANGKOK: A 39-year-old business tycoon entered Thailand's political bear-pit on Thursday with the launch of a new progressive party, courting the youth vote in a kingdom plagued by coups and corruption. Dubbed "Future Forward", the party was born out of a late night conversation three months ago between Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who helps lead Thailand's 10