Votes counted in landmark poll

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

Bkk governor suspended amid graft probe

Bangkok’s municipal lights costs more than US$1.1 million last new year’s eve. Source: YouTube The Thai junta has used emergency powers to suspend Bangkok's governor...

Shanmugam demands tolerance

Feelings are running high around the globe about Donald Trump. Source: Vimeo Amid growing Islamophobia and religious extremism, Singapore must never allow xenophobia and mob...

Rebels agree to oversight body

Mindanao has suffered from decades of violence. Source: Wikimedia Manila and what was once the largest Moro rebel group have agreed to increase the scope...

Malaysia reopens 2006 murder probe

Malaysia’s police have confirmed they are reopening the murder probe into Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu. Altantuya's father, Setev Shaariibuu, called for the case to be...

‘Najib ordered me to kill Altantuya’

Convicted murderer Azilah Hadri claimed that he was ordered to kill Altantuya Shaariibuu in 2006 by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and the...

Duterte admits hidden accounts

Rodrigo Duterte’s remarkably successful campaign might be derailed by the financial claims. Source: Flickr   Philippine presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte’s tough stance on corruption is looking...

New Singapore party proposed

A former member of Singapore's ruling party, Tan Cheng Bock, says he is setting up a new party ahead of an election that could...

Vietnam’s new president makes sympathy plea

Vietnam’s Communist Party general secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (pictured), the only candidate on the ballot, has been rejected by 0.2 per cent of parliamentarians...

‘Fixers’ as a product of corruption

When you think of the country “Philippines,” whether you’ve made a visit or not, the first word that may worm its way into your...

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