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Tears, grief mark 17th anniversary of Indonesia’s Bali bombings

Grieving families, attack survivors and representatives from several embassies laid flowers at the memorial.

Hong Kong on lockdown as China anniversary celebrations begin

Police expect a ‘very serious violent attack’ from anti-government protesters.

China celebrates 70 years as Hong Kong unrest looms large

But behind the projection of strength, a clutch of challenges are testing Xi Jinping's ability to maintain economic and political stability.

China to flex military might on 70th anniversary

New intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US among military hardware to be on display.

Hong Kong on edge ahead of sensitive Chinese anniversary

Residents of the former British colony awoke to roads, shop fronts and buildings across the financial centre daubed in graffiti.

Intense HK clashes ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

Protesters have dubbed China’s National Day celebrations as 'Day of Grief'.

Threat of ‘Great Fracture’ emerges between US and China

China warns the US against giving up decades of engagement.

HK protesters set busy schedule ahead of China National Day

Joshua Wong is expected to announce he’ll run for local district council elections in November.

‘Umbrella’ generation changes approach due to failure

The failure of the ‘Umbrella Movement’ has led to protesters taking a more hardline approach this time around.

Protests set to resume ahead of Chinese anniversary

Authorities have granted a permit for a gathering at Tamar Park right next to Hong Kong’s legislative council.

Beijing on high alert as China prepares for 70th anniversary

Protesters have plans to seize the holiday to propel their calls for greater democracy.

Poland marks 80th anniversary of start of World War 2

Few places saw death and destruction on the scale of Poland where it lost about a fifth of its population.

Mini still turning heads after 60 years

John Cooper Works later collaborated with the company to create the Mini Cooper S

Mahathir says Malaysian airports can spur economic growth

The prime minister says an airport is an economic catalyst, a tourism enabler and often the first impression of a country.

Govt vows to continue seeking justice for MH17 victims

It says the government will continue to pursue those responsible for shooting down the aircraft five years ago.

One year on, ‘Wild Boars’ lead charity race near Thai cave

Eleven of the young footballers joins around 5,000 joggers and cyclists wearing sports jerseys or fancy dress in a charity run near the Tham Luang cave.

Airbus cheers 50th anniversary with flypast but little swagger

Airbus prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a private flypast for staff at its Toulouse base and low-key publicity as a new management seeks a break with the company’s turbulent and theatrical past.

Govt committed to strengthening ‘meteoric’ Malaysia-China ties, says Dr M

The prime minister says Malaysia's relations with Beijing will be even closer and more meaningful in the future.

Sigourney Weaver marks ‘Alien’ anniversary: ‘I thought it was a small...

Sigourney Weaver reflects back on the 40th anniversary of the sci-fi/horror classic film.

Harley Davidson PJ celebrates first anniversary with a carnival

Visitors to the carnival from May 25-26 will enjoy discounts on motorcycles, spare parts, accessories and general merchandise.

Not true PH obsessed with 1MDB, says Rewcastle-Brown

Saying opposition is using this as a propaganda tool, Sarawak Report editor calls on Malaysians to be patient as PH works to make the nation better.

Dr M reflects on past and present on eve of PH’s...

The prime minister says one of the biggest achievements is seeing that Malaysians are no longer burdened by corruption.

Anwar free to do what he wants when he’s PM, says...

The prime minister says the PKR president is not required to heed his instructions when he steps down for Anwar to take over.

5 years on, 5 theories about MH370’s disappearance

Search efforts ended last year, with only a few fragments of the plane found.