Daily Archives: May 26, 2015

Photos: Malaysia Begins Exhuming Mass Graves, Combing Through Suspected Trafficking Camps (Newsweek)

On Sunday, Malaysia’s home minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced the discovery of mass graves and camps suspected to have been used for human trafficking near the country’s border with Thailand. The national police chief, Khalid Abu Bakar, confirmed the news

News in Brief 26 May 2015 (AM)

26 May 2015 Listen / WFP is appealing for a humanitarian pause in Syria to allow farmers to harvest and move their produce around the country. Copyright: WFP/John Wreford Pause in Syria fighting urged to allow farmers to harvest A

Falha attends Asia Media Summit: To fight Islamophobia, thwart designs that place Islam and terror in same category

NNA – The General Director of the Minister of Information, currently on a visit to Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia to partake in the “Asia Media Summit”, on Tuesday delivered a word in which he stressed the paramount importance of fighting

JinkoSolar Production Facility in Malaysia Begins Operations (PR Newswire)

SHANGHAI, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that its production facility in Penang, Malaysia has officially begun operations. The production facility, which began

Mass Graves of Rohingya Refugees Found

The exhumation of bodies has begun. “Malaysia’s national police chief announced Monday that 139 grave sites and 28 camps of suspected human traffickers had been found in the northern part of the country…The graves were discovered in Malaysia’s northern state

Malaysian forensic officers examine remains of migrants found along Thai border (euronews)

Police forensic teams in Malaysia are at work to identify whether the remains uncovered at 139 grave sites and 28 abandoned camps are Bangladeshi or Rohingya migrants. Authorities are unclear as to how many bodies are buried in the remote

Malaysia, Canada keen on boosting trade ties with PHL (Business Mirror (Philippines))

Trade missions led by officials from Malaysia and Canada arrived in the country in a bid to boost trade ties with the Philippines. Following the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ministers responsible for trade meeting in Boracay, the trade ministers of Canada

Indonesia to send Rohingya children to Islamic boarding schools (dpa German Press Agency)

Jakarta (dpa) – Indonesia will send more than 230 children from Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority to Islamic boarding schools, local television reported on Tuesday. The children are part of more than 1,700 boat people who reached the shores of Indonesia’s

Cebu City mayor puts off PHP750M tunnel projectBy Eddie O. (Philippines News Agency)

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Cebu City to hold in abeyance the construction of a PHP750-million tunnel at the intersection of N. Bacalso Ave. and F. Llamas St., this

Malaysia bars entry to Hong Kong protest leader (dpa German Press Agency)

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – Malaysia’s immigration authorities on Tuesday prevented a prominent Hong Kong student leader from entering the country, activists and human rights advocates said. Joshua Wong, 18, was detained by Malaysian immigration officers shortly after arriving at Penang