MPs set to discuss ‘hudud’ bill

Minority groups fear the growing dominance of Islam. Source: Flickr The Malaysian parliament is set to discuss the controversial hudud bill tabled by the Islamist...

Vietnam asks India to extract oil in contested sea

The Shenyang J-11 is among the jets apparently deployed on the militarised Woody Island. Source: Wikimedia Vietnam has asked India to explore and exploit natural resources...

Brunei primed for Asean integration: study

Brunei’s fuel wealth has not been evenly distributed. Source: Flickr The Asean Economic Community (AEC) should help boost Brunei’s transport industry, according to the Oxford...

Gem bosses demand graft probe

Kachin State gem extraction is associated with deadly landslides and environmental degradation. Source: YouTube Myanmar gem bosses have called for a probe into the disappearance...

Back to the dark ages 

Thailand is currently experiencing an uneasy peace but this might not last if Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha delays his promised general election again as...

Indonesia moves to improve maid treatment

Singapore’s busy population often struggles to raise children without help. Source: YouTube Jakarta says it will stop sending new live-in maids overseas from next year as it...

UK looks to Singapore model 

Pro-Brexit politicians claim the UK could emulate Singapore to become a low-tax economy with little state interference.  In per-capita income, Singapore (pictured) passed the UK...

Suu Kyi enforces ruler on unstable Rakhine

Mrauk U, Rakhine State. The enchanting destination is extremely difficult to reach because of the isolated state's poor infrastructure. Source: Wikimedia More than half of the cabinet...

Hun Sen unveils monument to himself

Dictatorial Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (pictured) has inaugurated a monument marking the official end of the Khmer Rouge guerrilla war in 1998. The...

US: China wants floating nuclear plant

China is looking to launch a floating nuclear power station in the disputed South China Sea to boost its claims in the sovereignty dispute,...

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Singapore aims to become cybersecurity hub

Singapore has called on cybersecurity firms to open offices in the city-state to take advantage of its technical prowess, skilled workforce and international networks.  National...

Singapore poised to benefit from Hong Kong’s strife

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Thailand to spend 1 billion baht for agriculture

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