3:31 pm November 27, 2014 | No Comment
For years, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim boat people have fled this remote corner of western Myanmar for nearby countries. But another huge exodus has grabbed far fewer headlines.
2:24 pm November 27, 2014 | No Comment
Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday abandoned his pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law critics say is used to silence political opponents, drawing warnings from the opposition of a lurch to authoritarian rule.
3:51 pm November 26, 2014 | No Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released the names of two Indonesians killed as a result of an explosion in a Malaysian coal mine on the weekend.
1:35 pm November 26, 2014 | No Comment
Singapore on Wednesday banned US-based "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc from entering the country to conduct seminars after over 8,000 people signed a petition accusing him of legitimizing "sexual assault and predation."
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.