Myanmar’s junta cracks down on online critics, death toll edges up to 550

Friends and relatives mourn over the body of a 32-year-old who died from gunshot wounds in Yangon yesterday. (AP pic) YANGON: Attempts by Myanmar’s military to end dissent are turning to the virtual world with internet blocks and arrest warrants for online critics as big rallies become rare in the face of relentless repression by […]

Reject extremism, respect constitutional rights of all, says Guan Eng

Lim Guan Eng says the Federal Constitution has set out the rights and obligations of all Malaysians. PETALING JAYA: Malaysians must protect and promote the basic tenets of the Federal Constitution that stipulates Islam as the religion of the federation and guarantees freedom of worship for non-Muslims, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said today. “All […]