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Marijuana Farming in Malaysia Seeks Legalization

Malaysian Muda founder hopes for the legalization of marijuana farming for economic and health reasons. Marijuana has a bad reputation for its harmful effects...

US fails to unify Asean on South China Sea

The South China Sea dispute is concentrating minds in Washington. Source: Flickr US President Barack Obama announced that he and Asean leaders had discussed the...

KL airport security disabled: security chief

Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Source: Wikimedia Around 15 Malaysian immigration officers have been sacked and dozens more have been suspended or redeployed after they appear to...

Fighting persists despite Panglong

The Karen Nation Union troops. Source: Wikimedia Extensive fighting has continued with groups in the north of Myanmar despite Aung San Suu Kyi's landmark peace...

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...

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...

Key editor held in Myanmar 

Myanmar’s police have arrested a journalist, accusing him of trying to leave the country ahead of his trial for allegedly defaming firebrand, anti-Muslim Buddhist...

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...

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...

Khmer Rouge bosses convicted of genocide

An international tribunal in Phnom Penh has convicted two elderly Cambodians of genocide over their role in the Khmer Rouge regime. Nuon Chea, known as...

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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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Thailand organized the International Medical Cannabis Research Center as it signed an MOU with RxLeaf World Medica. The country wants to become one of...
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Philippine Army Gets Innovation from Israel

Israel strengthens its defense ties with the Philippine Army by innovating them with the latest military technologies. However, there is no more selling of...