Thaksin allies denied majority by minor Thai parties

Thailand's main anti-junta party has won the most parliamentary seats in the first election since the 2014 military coup but it will not get...

245,000 Indonesian candidates seek election

Indonesian voters are currently choosing between either President Joko Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto (pictured) in what is described as the most...

Indonesian challenger alleges electoral fraud

The Indonesian election commission has ordered a probe before the April 17 election into allegations that thousands of ballots have been cast by expats...

Indonesia presidential hopeful raises rhetoric ahead of vote

Indonesia’s opposition presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, has criticised his opponent’s economic record and heavy infrastructural spending ahead of next week’s election. The largely uninspiring...

Brunei under fire over sharia laws

Brunei is due to introduce harsher sharia laws today (Wednesday), including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, despite international criticism. The penal...

Najib tries to delay 1MDB trial again

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has filed another application to delay his trial over seven alleged criminal breaches of trust, abuse of power...

Mahathir in hurry to clear Malaysian debts

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he is in a hurry as he has limited time to live and huge debts need to be...

Thai junta looks for coalition partners amid fraud claims

Two rival Thai parties both say they are trying to form a coalition government in the wake of Thailand’s election, amid widespread allegations of...

Thai parties poised for ‘unfair’ election

Thai parties held their final rallies on Friday ahead of Sunday’s much-delayed general election where analysts say the odds are stacked in favour of...

Thai parties poised for ‘unfair’ election

Thai parties held their final rallies on Friday ahead of Sunday’s much-delayed general election where analysts say the odds are stacked in favour of...

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