4:31 pm November 23, 2014 | No Comment
Two senior Thai policemen face royal insult charges, a national police spokesman said on Sunday, and warrants have been issued for their arrest, the latest in a mounting number of lese-majeste cases following a coup in May.
7:45 am November 22, 2014 | No Comment
The United Nations called on Myanmar on Friday to continue reforms to ensure credible elections next year and to step up efforts to protect ethic and religious minorities.
4:47 pm November 21, 2014 | No Comment
Myanmar's powerful army has admitted a heavy weapons strike in strife-torn northern Kachin state that rebels say killed over 20 people, government-backed media said Friday, as escalation of the fighting cast doubt over faltering peace talks.
1:32 pm November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Thailand's military ruler Friday said he was unfazed by people using a three-fingered protest salute inspired by the blockbuster Hollywood franchise "The Hunger Games" to express opposition to the country's junta.
1:02 am November 21, 2014 | 3 Comments
The smuggling of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar is so lucrative that Thai fishermen are converting their boats to carry humans, according to police and officials in southern Thailand.
4:44 pm November 18, 2014 | No Comment
Five people including an Australian holidaymaker died in a nightclub fire in Cambodia's northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap on Tuesday, police said.
1:21 pm November 18, 2014 | No Comment
An industry group representing money changers in Singapore on Tuesday urged members to hire armed guards when transporting large sums of money, after two rare robberies in a city-state seen as one of the world's safest places.
4:33 pm November 16, 2014 | No Comment
The Philippines wants to rein in illegal gunmakers. That would mean firearms are manufactured with valid serial numbers that will help authorities track them.