Indonesia plans to recruit crocodiles to guard prison

Indonesia’s narcotics agency has called for a prison on an island guarded by crocodiles to hold death-row drug convicts, an official has said. It is...

Panglong talks set for May 24

Myanmar will hold peace talks on May 24 aimed at ending decades-long ethnic wars that have intensified since State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi...

US citizen jailed for 12 years in Vietnam 

A Vietnamese-American father of four has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Vietnam for "attempting to overthrow the state” amid what is...

Smugglers given death sentence

Eight Taiwanese drug smugglers have been sentenced to death by an Indonesian court after being arrested with around a tonne of crystal methamphetamine, known...

Pope called to say ‘Rohingya’

As Pope Francis (pictured) begins an official visit to Myanmar tomorrow (Monday), he is facing scrutiny as to whether he will use the word...

Pressure mounts on Suu Kyi over Rohingya

The plight of the Rohingya is attracting increasing attention within Asean. Source: YouTube The British foreign affairs minister, Boris Johnson, is due in Myanmar today...

UN alarmed after Thailand sends activists back to China

The United Nations has voiced deep concern over the deportation of two Chinese activists by Thailand, fearing they risk being tortured once they arrive...

Indonesia promises action in Papua after calls for UN probe

Indonesia has promised action against officers who abused a Papuan suspect with a live snake after a United Nations panel called for a probe...

Villagers flee fresh Shan fighting

The Myanmar army remains extremely powerful. Source: Flickr Thousands of civilians have fled their villages in Myanmar’s Shan State after fighting between ethnic minority rebel...

Hanoi, Manila and Tokyo condemn Chinese island runway test

China’s claims to the South China Sea are incompatible with those of its neighbours. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has accused Beijing of violating its sovereignty by...

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A Philippine tourist's birthday turned into a disaster when a huge crocodile attacked him while taking a selfie. Nehemias Chipada celebrates his birthday together with...
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