Thai monks clash with army over leadership row

Dhammakaya Temple, Pathum Thani Province, north of Bangkok. Source: Pixabay A group of Buddhist monks have clashed with troops in Thailand during a protest condemning...

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes steps aside

Businessman Tony Fernandes is stepping aside from his post as the chief executive officer of low-cost carrier AirAsia Group amid an ongoing probe over...

Indonesian challenger alleges electoral fraud

The Indonesian election commission has ordered a probe before the April 17 election into allegations that thousands of ballots have been cast by expats...

Voters to make Duterte Harry’s day

President Benigno Aquino meets service personnel. He is alarmed at the rise of Rodrigo Duterte. Source: Wikimedia     Final campaign rallies are being held in the...

Malays celebrate Mahathir discrimination U-turn

Around 55,000 Malaysian Muslims protested in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend against an alleged attempt to remove ethnic Malays of their privileges, putting pressure...

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...

Hun Sen dissolves opposition

Cambodia has been accused of “killing off democracy” after its supreme court dissolved the main opposition party and outlawed 118 of its members from...

245,000 Indonesian candidates seek election

Indonesian voters are currently choosing between either President Joko Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto (pictured) in what is described as the most...

Rohingya demand Suu Kyi’s attention

A police checkpoint at a Rohingya area of Sittwe, Rakhine State’s capital. Source: Wikimedia   Now Aung San Suu Kyi, as Myanmar's de facto prime...

New Philippine mayor to pay bounties

The Heritage of Cebu Monument in Pari-an, Cebu. Source: Wikimedia The mayor-elect of the Philippine city of Cebu says he will pay bounties to those...

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Envoy pleads sanctions, no-fly zone into Myanmar

Myanmar’s envoy to the United Nations has called for sanctions and a no-fly zone into the country amid ongoing chaos between protesters and the...

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