The ‘lady’ and the genocide

It is almost three years since the National League for Democracy (NLD) won a crushing victory in Myanmar’s first proper election in half a...

Sabah, Sarawak promised bright future

Sabah and Sarawak will prosper under the Pakatan Harapan federal and state governments, promised Malaysian finance minister Lim Guan Eng as the prime minister...

Duterte critic’s senate holdout continues

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is facing criticism from within government to his order to arrest one of his most prominent critics who has now...

1MDB case: Ex-PM Najib Razak’s lawyer arrested in Malaysia

The investigation into the Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) went took a fresh turn on 13 September with the arrest at the...

Unmarried diners banned in Aceh

A district in Aceh has banned Indonesian women and men from eating together unless they are related or married. The sharia-run region on the northwest...

Malaysia condemns team’s performance

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he is not satisfied with the performance of his ministers, some of whom were delaying decisions until they...

Calls for S’pore to axe gay law

A veteran Singapore diplomat has called for the gay community to challenge the constitutional ban on homosexual sex, following India's scrapping of the same...

Malaysia lesbian caning sparks outrage

A Malaysian MP has called for laws that criminalise homosexuality to be axed after the caning of two women convicted by a sharia court...

Filmmaker ‘spy’ jailed in Cambodia

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been found guilty of espionage and jailed for six years in Cambodia after he flew a drone over an...

Anger at Asean WWII wreck looting  

The UK government is investigating claims of illegal plundering of Second World War battleships that were sunk by Japan in its conquest of Malaya...

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Singapore mental health woes on rise: study

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is the third most common mental health conditions in Singapore, following depression and alcoholism, according to a study of 6,126 Singaporeans...

Malays celebrate Mahathir discrimination U-turn

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Cambodia’s dictatorial prime minister, Hun Sen, has dismissed reports of a Chinese naval base on the Gulf of Thailand as "fake, lying and destructive...