Mahathir opens S’pore water dispute 

The price Singapore pays for water is "ridiculous" and Malaysia will try to renegotiate the 100-year supply deal, according to the new reforming prime...

Thai junta eases censorship

Thailand’s use of its authoritarian lese majeste laws appears to be changing as the kingdom looks poised to hold its first democratic election since...

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...

Junta claims 99% support 

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha: military dictator and songwriter. Source: Wikimedia  Thailand’s military junta has conducted a poll that found more than 99 per cent of...

Committee conducts 1MDB probe

A parliamentary enquiry into 1MDB has heavily criticized the fund’s former chief executive, calling for further investigations into the former boss, while also finding...

‘Killing Fields’ journalist, 82, dies

  April 17 1975, Khmer Rouge fighters celebrate as they enter Phnom Penh. Source: Flickr   The American journalist Sydney Schanberg, whose reporting inspired the Oscar-winning movie...

Duterte ready to kill ‘millions’ 

Rodrigo Duterte makes a familiar gesture to the European Union last month. Source: YouTube The Philippine's president, Rodrigo Duterte, does not see himself as another...

Nobel laureates condemn Suu Kyi 

Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Source: Wikimedia A group of Nobel laureates, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, have urged the UN Security Council to end Myanmar's...

Najib calls for online defenders 

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (pictured) has called on his supporters to take to social media activists to defend his Barisan Nasional (BN) government....

Activists demand Rohingya protection

Sixty-two people were jailed by a Bangkok court this week in the largest human trafficking trial in Thai history. Ex-army general Manas Kongpan was...

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Vietnam calls on China to remove oil drillship

Vietnam has asked China to remove an oil drillship that is operating near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea after Beijing reportedly...

Myanmar sanctions too weak: UN envoy

A US travel ban on Myanmar's army chief and three other generals over the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Rakhine State is insufficient,...

Najib tries to explain huge jewellery spending 

Bank cards belonging to former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak were used to spend over US$800,000 in one day in 2014 at a luxury...