Model hands back ‘1MDB’ jewellery

Australian model Miranda Kerr (pictured) has been forced to hand over jewellery worth an estimated US$8 million associated with the Malaysian 1MDB corruption case. The...

HRW attacks Duterte’s bloody year 

The Philippines' president, Rodrigo Duterte, has unleashed a "human rights calamity" during his first year in office, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).  His so-called...

Drug bonfires point to crisis 

Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand have burned street drugs worth more than US$1 billion to mark the UN day against drugs and trafficking. Thailand's justice minister...

‘Exorcist’ child-killer gets death

A court in Myanmar has sentenced to death a so-called sorcerer for killing three pre-school children in an exorcism ritual he believed would banish...

US reveals fresh 1MDB outrages

The US Department of Justice says it is seeking to recover US$540 million that it says was stolen from Malaysia's infamous 1MDB sovereign wealth...

Widodo scrambles for Chinese cash

The high-profile Belt and Road summit in Beijing in May saw Indonesian President Joko Widodo trying to persuade his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to...

Singapore’s Lee feud deepens

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's (pictured) younger brother claims he might be prevented from leaving the Lion City after he publicly condemned his...

Singapore backs ‘Belt and Road’

Singapore Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan (pictured) says bilateral relations with China are in "good working order" and that they will work together on...

Manila casinos reel from attack

An arson attack by a gunman on a Manila casino has cast doubt over a fledgling gambling centre that enjoys state backing but has...

Jakarta races to count islands 

Indonesia's islands have never been successfully counted, although a 1996 law estimated there were 17,508, but now Jakarta is hoping to get an exact...

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Thai GDP exceeds forecasts 

The Thai economy expanded at its fastest rate in four years during the second quarter of 2017, exceeding forecasts. The growth was partly fuelled...

Police name Papua mine suspects

Police in the troubled Indonesian province of Papua say they have named six people as suspects out of 17 detained over the weekend after...

Church blasts drug killings 

The head of the Catholic Church in the Philippines, Cardinal Luis Tagle, has criticised President Rodrigo Duterte's drugs slaughter, condemning "those who kill even...