New Zealand holds minute of silence for volcano victims

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealanders across the country observed a minute of silence on Monday to honor the victims of

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Tremors at New Zealand volcano island hinder recovery of bodies

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (Reuters) – Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand have hampered efforts by authorities to

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‘Abominable’ film axed in Malaysia after rebuffing order to cut China map

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – DreamWorks’ animated movie “Abominable” will not be released in Malaysia after its producers declined to meet

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Malaysia to require banks to report exposure to climate risks

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s central bank governor said financial institutions will be required to report their exposure to climate

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Hip hope: Universal Music opens Southeast Asia HQ betting on rap

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Korea brought the world K-Pop. India, the music of Bollywood. Could the chaotic, fast-growing region of Southeast

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‘Dangerous’ air pollution in Indonesia’s Borneo leads to school closures

PALANGKA RAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for

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Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used

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Malaysia to curb imports of plastic waste – minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia is taking steps to limit imports of plastic waste, which has flooded the country since

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