Java museum removes Hitler model 

A visual effects “museum” in Indonesia that encouraged visitors to take selfies with a wax model of Hitler against a backdrop of the Auschwitz...

Charoen Group awaits Court ruling over airport project dispute

A Thailand-based consortium seeking to develop the Eastern Airtport City Project is holding its breath for a High Court ruling over a dispute with...

Thailand tightens visa requirements for Taiwanese nationals

Thailand is set to tighten this month the requirements in obtaining visas for Taiwanese nationals. Late last month, the Thailand Trade and Economic Office in...

Court allows De Lima of 48-hour furlough

  A Regional Trial Court (RTC) in the Philippines has granted Senator Leila de Lima, a known critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, to be temporarily...

The shadow of succession

Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn during last year’s cycling campaign to bolster support for the heir to the throne. Source: Wikimedia Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej marked 70...

US: Philippines’ withdrawal from VFA ‘wrong’

The decision of the Philippines to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States was a move in the wrong direction, a...

Thailand’s king sacks mistress

King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand has stripped his royal consort of her titles, status and military rank for "disloyalty" three months after she was...

Vietnam protest marks Spratly battle anniversary

Hoan Kiem, Hanoi. Source: Wikimedia Demonstrators have marched in Hanoi to mark the 28th anniversary of a naval battle for the Spratly islands in the...

UN envoy blasts child prosecutions

Children in the Philippines could face the death punishment from the age of nine. Source: Flickr Legal changes allowing nine-year-olds be jailed for crimes was...

Suu Kyi set for PM role

Suu Kyi has been generous with ministerial portfolios, taking four for herself. Source: Flickr Aung San Suu Kyi plans to create a role for herself...

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