Giant statues cast shadow over Thai military

The statues of Thai kings dwarf modern-day subjects. Source: ABCThe Thai military has opened a second investigation into allegations of graft surrounding seven huge...

Refugee arrives in Cambodia from Pacific island

Nauru, the world’s smallest republic, is home to hundreds of refugees who hoped to reach Australia. Source: WikimediaA fifth refugee from the Pacific island of...

Asean set to unveil vision for future

Photo: Wikimedia Commons.The blueprint for Asean's future will top the agenda for the 27th regional summit in November 21 in Kuala Lumpur.The 2025 blueprint...

Triumphant Suu Kyi returns to parliament

Aung San Suu KyiMyanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi returned to parliament in the capital Naypyitaw on Monday along with dozens of Union Solidarity and Development Party...

Phnom Penh court issues arrest warrant for opposition leader Sam Rainsy

Sam Rainsy. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.A court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy over a 2011 conviction for defamation,...

Votes counted in landmark poll

Voters hope the military will accept their decision this timeVotes are being counted in Myanmar's first openly contested general election for 25 years.Turnout is...

Votes counted in landmark poll

Voters hope the military will accept their decision this timeVotes are being counted in Myanmar's first openly contested general election for 25 years.Turnout is...

Mystery names swamp Myanmar electoral roll

Aung San Suu Kyi greets supportersOn the eve of Myanmar’s election, the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) urged voters to remain calm if...

Asean group condemns Myanmar election

Charles SantiagoA group of Southeast Asian political leaders claims Myanmar’s government has ensured Sunday’s general election cannot be considered inclusive or credible.The Asean Parliamentarians...

Myanmar election ‘fundamentally flawed’: Human Rights Watch

Myanmar’s general election, due on November 8, has been condemned as “fundamentally flawed, depriving Burmese of their right to freely elect their government”, by...

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