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WORLD News List

Pope Francis to visit Thailand in November

By Linda Khoo Hui Li

BANGKOK, Sept 13 -- Pope Francis will visit Thailand from Nov 20 until Nov 23 and preside over two public Holy Masses in the kingdom, announced a Roman Catholic official in Thailand.

Indonesian authorities taking action against Malaysian subsidiary for alleged involvement in forest fires

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13  -- Indonesian authorities are reported to be taking action against a subsidiary of a Malaysian company for allegedly being involved in the forest fires that have been contributing to the haze in the region.

Help Yemen through legitimate channels - Ambassador

By Nur Ashikin Abdul Aziz

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 -- Malaysians wishing to donate or provide humanitarian aid to Yemen are advised to channel it through three non-governmental organisations (NGO) working with the country's embassy here to ensure the funds are handled legitimately.

Frog 'marriage' annulled to stop rains in Indian state

By Shakir Husain

NEW DELHI, Sept 13  -- A frog "couple" was forced into a divorce to stop heavy rains in the central India state of Madhya Pradesh.

India aims to complete new rail link with Bangladesh by 2020

NEW DELHI, Sept 13  -- India aims to complete a new rail link with Bangladesh by 2020 to boost cross-border connectivity for trade and tourism.

Thai rights commission asked to protect Ultraman Buddha artist

BANGKOK, Sept 13 -- A human rights activist has asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to protect the university student who drew Ultraman Buddha paintings and set a standard for appropriate scopes of expression, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

Poland's WB Group looks forward to further expanding its presence in Malaysia

By R.Ravichandran

KIELCE, (Poland), Sept 13 -- Poland's WB Group, which has a presence in Malaysia since 2008, is looking forward to expanding its presence in Malaysia through the provision of more products and systems for the Malaysian Armed Forces, as well as technology transfer.