Asia Briefs: Malaysian prosecutor missing

A handout picture released by Ministry of Public Safety and Security (NEWSIS) shows members of South Korean rescue team are searching to rescue after fishing boat Dolphin capsized near Chuja island on Sept 6, 2015.
A handout picture released by Ministry of Public Safety and Security (NEWSIS) shows members of South Korean rescue team are searching to rescue after fishing boat Dolphin capsized near Chuja island on Sept 6, 2015. PHOTO: EPA

Malaysian prosecutor missing

PETALING JAYA • A deputy public prosecutor with Malaysia's Attorney-General's Chambers has been reported missing after he left his home for work last Friday morning.

Mr Kevin Morais, who was previously seconded to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, was driving a government-issued car to Putrajaya.

THE STAR/ASIAN NEWS NETWORK


10 die after S. Korean boat capsizes

SEOUL • At least 10 people died when a South Korean fishing charter boat capsized off the country's south-west.

The 9.77-ton Dolphine went missing near the island of Chuja last Saturday night. Its wreckage was found on an island nearby yesterday morning, the coast guard said.

Three people were rescued and 10 bodies have been found so far.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE


Tibet now in golden age: China

BEIJING • Tibet is "now in its golden age", according to a Chinese government paper released yesterday ahead of the 50th anniversary of the autonomous region's founding.

China's State Council Information Office said Tibet has achieved historic leaps and bounds in its economic and social development.

XINHUA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 07, 2015, with the headline 'Asia Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe