US returns sculpture to Cambodia 

The temple of Koh Ker: Source: Wikimedia A US museum has returned a headless 10th-century sandstone sculpture of the Hindu god Rama to Cambodia decades...

Military flexes muscles ahead of power transfer

The military remains pivotal to Myanmar’s future. Source: Flickr Myanmar’s commander-in-chief has pledged to work with the new civilian administration that takes power next week,...

Mahathir sues PM Najib over ‘abuse of power’

Kuala Lumpur saw large anti-government protests last year. Source: Wikimedia Ex-Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has filed a lawsuit against former ally, the current premier...

Vietnam jails influential bloggers

Vietnam's presidential palace. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has jailed a well-known political blogger and his assistant for "abusing democratic freedom", their lawyer announced, in a verdict...

Suu Kyi unlikely to take cabinet post

President-elect Htin Kyaw is due to take power at the end of the month. Source: Wikimedia Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi will lead her National...

Myanmar military picks hard-line vice president

The burgundy-clad monks in the 2007 confusingly named “saffron” revolution. Myanmar’s next second in command, Myint Swe, was blamed for its brutal suppression. Source:...

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...

Students mark Letpadan crackdown anniversary

No probe has been launched into the police’s use of force on March 10, 2015, in Letpadan. Source: Flickr Myanmar’s students are marking a year...

NLD chooses Suu Kyi’s ‘driver’ as president

Aung San Suu Kyi memorabilia at the NLD's Yangon headquarters. Suu Kyi, 70, will not be the next president but the constitution might be...

Mahathir: immaturing with age

Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. Source: Flickr Malaysia's turbulent political scene took a peculiar twist last week, even by the federation's standards, when the former...

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