Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares
Thursday, 12 September 2019 Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia's leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia's environment minister said on Thursday, as a row over smoke from forest fires simmers.
A video has emerged from South Kalimantan in Indonesia showing the treacherous conditions on the roads caused smog or haze.
A video filmed on Saturday in Banjarbaru showed drivers contending with extremely limited visibility.
Several separate forest fires in Indonesia are responsible for the...
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been sentenced to serve 12 years in jail after a court in Kuala Lumpur found him guilty of corruption in the first of several cases linked to the alleged theft of billions of dollars from state fund.
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A Malaysian court has found former Prime Minister Najib Razak guilty. The verdict came in on Tuesday in Najib's first corruption trial over the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB investment fund. According to Newser, the ruling came five months after a new government took power with Najib’s Malay party. Judge Mohamad Nazlan Ghazali said; “I find the accused guilty and convict the accused of all seven charges".
More than 10,000 baby turtles were released into the sea off the Indonesian island of Bali on Friday, as part of conservationists’ attempts to boost the population of a vulnerable species and promote environmental protection.
With face masks on and body temperatures checked, hundreds of Muslims streamed into a mosque in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Friday (July 31) to perform morning prayers as the country kicked off the Eid al-Adha celebration.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held delegation level talks with Indonesian Defence Minister, Prabowo Subianto on July 27. The Chief of Defence Staff, Bipin Rawat, Chief of Indian Army, MM Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of Air Staff Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria were also present in the meeting. Prabowo Subianto is on a 3-day visit to India from July 26 to 28.