Rakhine conflict sparks refugee crisis

Anxiety is rising among Rohingya Muslims trapped on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border amid clashes between the Burmese army and Buddhist rebels. Many Rohingya remain in...

Thailand to give Saudi teen refuge

Thailand says it will protect Saudi fugitive Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who said she fled from her family during a visit to Kuwait to avoid...

Militants attack Myanmar police outposts

Buddhist militants in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine State have reportedly killed 13 police and injured nine others in attacks on four police posts to coincide...

Indonesia denies Papua chemical weapons attack

Indonesia has denied allegations in Australia’s Saturday Paper that illegal chemical weapons were used in a military operation in remote Nduga regency in Papua...

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...

Hun Sen: no Chinese naval base

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...

Indonesia hunts Papuan killers

Indonesian has vowed to catch the Papuan killers of between 19 and 31 construction workers who were building the major Trans-Papua highway in the...

Philippine police jailed for child murder

Three Philippine police officers were found guilty of murdering a teenager during President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Judge Roldolfo Azucena ruled that the...

Rakhine rally opposes Rohingya returns

Buddhist protesters in Myanmar's Rakhine State have demonstrated against the planned repatriation of Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh, calling them "runaway refugees". "All the people of...

Heroin smuggler freed from Bali

Convicted smuggler Renae Lawrence has flown back to Australia, more than a decade after she was caught at a Bali airport with 2.7kg of...

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