Malaysia frees journalists as it seeks Australian support over China 

Kuching waterfront, Borneo. Source: Flickr The Australian journalists detained in Malaysia after trying to question Prime Minister Najib Razak have flown to Singapore after the...

Islamism set to dominate summit

The Petronas Towers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US President Barack Obama said Islamist militancy and the South China Sea disputes would dominate Kuala Lumpur’s summits this weekend. After...

Australian metal band detained in Malaysia

Jamie Hope from I Killed the Prom Queen Australian metalcore band I Killed The Prom Queen are being held by Malaysian immigration after they...

Mystery names swamp Myanmar electoral roll

Aung San Suu Kyi greets supporters On 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 Santiago A 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...

US warship returns to South China Sea

The USS Lassen. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The US says it plans to return to disputed areas of the South China Sea, with a naval commander...

Malaysian bonds spring back to life

Malaysia’s bonds are stabilising, firing up a debate on when to invest in Asia’s worst-performing debt. The country’s corporate dollar-denominated notes have returned 1.5 per...

Ex-Malaysian minister slams ‘plodding’ Asean

Sri Rafidah Aziz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Asean members have been told to buck up their ideas by former Malaysian minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz who...

EU hopes for Asean statement on sustainable development

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is among world leaders due to attend the Asean summit in Kuala Lumpur this weekend. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The European Union...

Obama to raise South China Sea dispute

US President Barack Obama (pictured) and Asean leaders plan to raise the South China Sea dispute at this weekend’s summit in Kuala Lumpur, according...

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