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Indonesian Family Questions Police Killings In Run-up To Asian Games

JAKARTA – While many Indonesians have been cheering on the athletes at the Asian Games, which began in their country on Aug. 18, some have been mourning loved ones...

Cambodian Court Jails Australian Filmmaker For Six Years For Espionage

PHNOM PENH – A Cambodian court jailed an Australian filmmaker for six years on Friday after finding him guilty of espionage for flying a drone over an opposition...

Duterte Says Philippines Better Off Run By Dictator If He Were Not Around

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has said graft and illicit drugs were so entrenched in the Philippines that if he were not around, it would be better off run by...

Cambodian Court Sentences Australian Filmmaker To Six Years In Prison For Espionage

PHNOM PENH – A Cambodian court sentenced an Australian filmmaker to six years in prison after finding him guilty of espionage on Friday. James Ricketson, 69, was...

Exclusive Fake Photos In Myanmar Armys True News Book On The Rohingya Crisis

YANGON – The grainy black-and-white photo, printed in a new book on the Rohingya crisis authored by Myanmar’s army, shows a man standing over two bodies,...

Vietnam Arrests Exiles Group Member With Weapons Security Ministry

HANOI – Police in Vietnam have arrested a man accused of being a member of a “terrorist” group and planning attacks in the country, the Ministry of...

Indonesia Detains Suspected Polish Journalist In Papua

JAKARTA – Police in Indonesia’s restive province of Papua have detained a Pole suspected of working as a journalist to cover issues related to illegal...

Thailands Queen Mother Leaves Hospital

BANGKOK – Thailand’s 86-year-old Queen Mother Sirikit was discharged from a Bangkok hospital on Thursday, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement,...

As Debt Levels Rise More Thais Struggle To Keep Up

BANGKOK – Pimpa Panlao, 31, is struggling to pay off an 80,000 baht ($2,440) bank loan and spends a third of her income from selling women’s accessories at a...

Myanmar Dam Breach Floods 85 Villages Drives Thousands From Homes

YANGON – As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway and forced more than 63,000 people from...