Tan Sri Azizan Abdul Razak Laid to rest

Former Kedah Mentri Besar Tan Sri Azizan Abdul Razak died after a four-month battle with ill health. He was 69.

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Raks Thai Foundation and its allies have been reaching out to widows of Deep South violence. During the past decade, more than 2,500 women in Thailand's three southern most provinces have lost their husbands. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=General, Location:Region=Thailand, Keyword:Detail=widows, Keyword:Detail=south, Keyword:Detail=raks thai foundation,

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The restoration of the Brahma GOD statue at the Erawan Shrine will take 9 days.The Fine Arts Department says the work will be completed on Sept 3. But worshippers still go to the shrine despite the restoration. Four spots of the statue was damaged including the chin, the necklace, the right index and right shin. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=General, Keyword:Detail=erawan shrine,

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Magistrate Zuraini Abdul Razak fixed September 21 for re-mention and submission of documents in the case of Persana Avril Sollunda. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Crime, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=persana avril sollunda, Keyword:Detail=ex-model,

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The origin of video is unknown but evidently, it is meant to trigger a little smirk amidst the current despair of fallen currencies. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=General, Keyword:Detail=currency,

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Kirpa Foodbank spearheaded by an engineer and a lawyer based in Britain visited the Penang prison recently to feed staff and inmates. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Crime, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=prison, Keyword:Detail=inmates,

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Thieves armed with machetes broke into the house of a contractor in Taman Desa in Alor Setar on Aug 26 and fled with a locked safe deposit box and the contractor’s BMW. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Crime, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=alor setar, Keyword:Detail=burglary,

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The activists demand for the release of their 17 friends who were detained over a sit-in outside Parliament earlier. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=General, Keyword:Detail=jinjang, Keyword:Detail=student activist,

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Penangites can now enjoy hawker food between RM2 to RM3 at the You Yuan Fen Food Court for a month. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Lifestyle, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=penang, Keyword:Detail=hawker food,

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The police will still take stern action against the organisers of Bersih 4 as the rally has been deemed illegal. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Political, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=bersih, Keyword:Detail=police, Keyword:Detail=rally,

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Bersih 2.0 chief and activist Maria Chin Abdullah says the police finally understands that protesters of Bersih 4 will only gather in the vicinity of Dataran Merdeka as opposed to entering the square, during the rally. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Political, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=bersih, Keyword:Detail=rally,

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HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana joins Thai and British designers in showcasing beauty of Thai silk. The princess contributed her special collection for a catwalk held at the Parusakwan Palace in Bangkok. The Princess says she was inspired by the designs of HM the Queen’s exquisite Thai silk evening gowns worn on stage visits overseas. British designer Hermione De Paula,who was invited to join the event, says Thai silk is like a piece of art. Joining the Princess and De Paula are renowned 3 Thai brands “Koi”, Flynow and Tube Gallery. The designers share the goal of demonstrating the glamour of Thai silk. The catwalk was a one-time event but the exhibition continues until August 30. “The Way of Silk, the Way of Thai: A Tribute to HM the Queen” is held at Siam Paragon in Bankgok. At the Bangkok’s mall, visitors can view rare silk-weaving demonstrations as well as a display of silk villages nationwide. Mini shows of the designers’ collection can be seen on Saturday And Sunday and admission is free. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Lifestyle, Location:Region=Thailand, Keyword:Detail=thai silk, Keyword:Detail=joi, Keyword:Detail=flynow, Keyword:Detail=tube gallery,

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Updated: 2015-08-25 By Huan CAO (chinadaily.com.cn) Clay Jones, from USA, has been in China for 15 years. Clay has a passion for motorcycles since a young age. One of the main goals for him to come to China was to ride a motorcycle in the country. Now he has a motorcycle club in Beijing. This is Clay's story. Editor: Huan CAO Videographer: Huan CAO Wang Yuxi Producer: Flora Yue Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Lifestyle, Location:Region=China, Keyword:Detail=motorcyles, Keyword:Detail=clay jones,

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Several members of an anti-Bersih rally group showed off their martial art skills ahead of the rally. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Political, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=bersih, Keyword:Detail=rally,

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Since the implementation of ETP, the fiscal deficit has been consistently reduced annually. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Political, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=najib, Keyword:Detail=etp,

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Transport minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai says his ministry will work together with the UN Road Safety committee in a bid to reduce traffic accidents. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Technology, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=UN road safety committee, Keyword:Detail=transport minister, Keyword:Detail=Liow Tiong Lai,

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The DAP on Tuesday says a special Parliament sitting should be held in the first week of September to address the issues of the fall of the ringgit, stock market and foreign reserves. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Political, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=DAP, Keyword:Detail=special Parliament sitting,

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Transport minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai says his ministry will revive the Kejora demerit system as well as AES in a bid to reduced road traffic accidents and deaths. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Transport, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=AES, Keyword:Detail=traffic demerit system,

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Indonesian maid Walfrida Soik will now be kept in a mental hospital after the Court of Appeal upheld her acquittal over the charge of murdering her employer in 2010. The prosecutor also withdrew its appeal against Walfrida's acqtuittal. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Crime, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=indonesia, Keyword:Detail=maid, Keyword:Detail=walfrida soik,

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StarTV re-looked at the situation in Mesilau which was hit by a massive earthquake in June 2015. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Environment, Location:Region=Malaysia, Keyword:Detail=sabah, Keyword:Detail=quake, Keyword:Detail=kampung mesilau,

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Four-legged officers start patrolling central Bangkok Monday morning. They can be seen on duty at the Erawan Shrine and nearby shopping malls. Canine police report themselves in the morning and start working with bomb experts in the city. In the wake of last week’s deadly blast, police have tried to ensure safety to local and tourists. The canine cops help increase security at popular tourist spots in Bangkok. Content:Group=This Is Asia, Content:Category=Crime, Location:Region=Thailand, Keyword:Detail=erawan shrine, Keyword:Detail=bangkok blast, Keyword:Detail=canine cops,