AT 83, Tan Sri Dr Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman (pix) is still a practicing lawyer who could be seen in the courtrooms clad in his black robes.
However, most Malaysians will not remember Abdul Aziz as a lawyer but as the ex-chief executive officer/managing director of Malaysia Airlines or known through its former acronym MAS during the airline's golden years.
THE GREEN mosque in the Afghan military compound attacked by Taliban militants is scarred - disfigured by bullet holes, blast marks and with blood splattered across the ceiling - telltale signs of the deaths of at least 144 young Afghan recruits.
Images filmed by an AFP journalist reveal some of the horror of one of the deadliest attacks ever perpetrated in Afghanistan.
FARIDA Kachwala is vacating her family's cramped home of eighty years, one of thousands receiving modern apartments through a project that hopes to transform Mumbai's historic Bhendi Bazaar from a dilapidated ghetto into a slick Singapore-like enclave.
Six hundred million dollars is being spent to demolish hundreds of rundown low-rise buildings in the dirty colonial-era market an
THE day after Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake, Samrat Basnet opened his doors to the wounded as hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of victims had to send away those without life-threatening injuries.
Two years on Basnet is still caring for a handful of the 22,000 Nepalis injured in the disaster, many left with preventable disabilities after slipping through the cra
WORKAHOLIC Japan has unveiled its first-ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an "outrageous" 100-hour-a-month cap will do nothing to tackle karoshi, or death from overwork.
Tokyo's bid to ease a national health crisis comes after the top executive at advertising giant Dentsu quit late last year in response to the suicide of a young employee wh
BEFORE tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.
Pyongyang's giant weekend parade was intended as a show of military strength aimed at Washington, Seoul, Tokyo and others with tensions soaring over
DENTAL treatment by the best vets, open-air accommodation and fresh fish instead of dubious leftovers and abuse – life has changed markedly for brown bears rescued from Ukrainian circuses and restaurants.
Tortured for years by humans, the animals have received a second lease of life in the city of Zhytomyr in northwestern Ukraine.