The outcome of Malaysia’s general election on Saturday was expected to be the usual landslide for the country’s ruling political bloc.
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Malaysia: Merger Is a Must
China’s Rising Production Costs Are a Boon for Other Asian States
In the midst of a steaming-hot Malaysian jungle, sweat-stained factory workers bend over their looms, threading copper into bales of cable wire that gets so hot, it must snake through culverts of water before it can be touched. The factory floor is awash in tea-colored light from windows smeared with soot
The Gulf Disaster: Whose Asses Need Kicking?
HIGHWAYS: The Light That Never Fails
Of all the jerkwater traffic traps set to catch and fleece U.S. motorists, the most wondrously efficient was a fast-flicking traffic light in southeast Georgia's tiny Ludowici.* The Ludowici light, which has brought the American Automobile Association more complaints than any other light in the U.S., hangs astride the intersection of two heavily traveled highways: State 38 to Savannah and a combined U.S.
China Takes on the World
Why Obama Will Meet with a Leader of Burma’s Junta
Latest Pawn in the Thai-Cambodian Spat? Thaksin
Why a Bombing in Iran Could Be Bad News for Obama
Typhoon strengthens as it nears the Philippines
As the Philippines tried to recover from the one-two punch of deadly storms, another typhoon strengthened as it rushed toward it Tuesday. Typhoon Lupit, bringing winds of 121 mph (195 kph), was expected to hit part of the southeast Asian islands Thursday, the country’s National Disaster Coordinating Council said