Papua police chief sacked over killing

A police chief in troubled Indonesian Papua has reportedly been demoted following last week's fatal shooting in Deiyai Regency. Yulianus Pigai, 28, died and up...

Key editor held in Myanmar 

Myanmar’s police have arrested a journalist, accusing him of trying to leave the country ahead of his trial for allegedly defaming firebrand, anti-Muslim Buddhist...

MPs reject UN rights statement 

Myanmar’s Lower House has unanimously rejected a statement by the United Nations human rights envoy to the country that was critical of security issues...

China ends Hanoi’s maritime drilling 

Vietnam has reportedly terminated a gas-drilling expedition in the contested South China Sea, following threats from Beijing, as it embeds its grip on the...

Shoot drug suspects: Widodo 

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has told his police to shoot suspected drug dealers to battle an "emergency" in the archipelago. He spoke after police seized...

UN envoy ‘disappoints’ Suu Kyi

Activists and journalists in Myanmar continue to suffer from state surveillance agents like they did under the military-backed government, the UN's human-rights envoy said.  The...

Army extends Shan media custody 

Three reporters in Myanmar facing jail for covering one of the many rebel armies opposing the government have accused the military of trying to...

Malaysia braced for Isis arrivals 

Malaysia is on high alert for fleeing militants after Iraq nearing victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul (pictured), while the Syrian city...

Children ‘fighting’ in Marawi

The Philippine military claims children and hostages are being forced to fight with Islamic State volunteers in the southern city of Marawi. Extensive areas of...

Myanmar media arrests sparks fury

Lawi Weng, a reporter for the Irrawaddy news site, and two Democratic Voice of Burma journalists have been arrested near the eastern border with...

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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

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