A radio broadcaster was shot dead outside his home in the central Philippines on Wednesday, police said, the latest in a long list of journalists killed in the country
Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan was questioned by an anti-graft agency on corruption charges, his lawyer said yesterday, less than a week after he rejected a summons to appear and denounced allegations against him.
Some of Malaysia's largest palm oil producers are not hiring workers from Bangladesh because of concerns over exploitative practices during recruitment, companies and labour consultants say..Planters in the world's second-largest palm oil producer have in recent years stepped up efforts to
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said yesterday the country supports the development of industrial uses of generative artificial intelligence technologies such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT.
The United Nations Human Rights Office pressed Singapore yesterday to “urgently reconsider” its scheduled execution of a man over one kilogram of cannabis.
Myanmar’s ruling junta has confirmed that it carried out an air strike on a village in which dozens of people were reported killed, drawing condemnation from the United Nations and Western powers.
Myanmar's military used a "vacuum bomb" in an air strike on an opposition village that killed dozens of people in a likely war crime last month, Human Rights Watch said today.
Vietnam reported a record high temperature late Saturday with a north-central weather station measuring 44.1 degrees Celsius (111.38 degrees Fahrenheit), officials said, breaking a previous high set in 2019
A Laotian political activist who was reported to have died after being shot twice at close range in fact survived the attack, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. Anousa “Jack” Luangsuphom was shot in the face and side in a Vientiane cafe on Saturday and
Myanmar's junta on Wednesday announced it had pardoned more than 2,000 prisoners jailed under a law used widely in its crackdown on dissent since seizing power more than two years ago
Singapore hanged a prisoner yesterday after he was convicted of conspiracy to smuggle one kilogram of cannabis, despite rights groups decrying “many flaws” in the case.
Government and think-tank representatives from Myanmar and its neighbours, including India and China, held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday as part of a secretive effort to de-escalate a bloody crisis in the army-run Southeast Asian nation, two sources said
Thailand’s main opposition Pheu Thai party yesterday confirmed the daughter of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra as one of its candidates to be prime minister in the kingdom’s upcoming election.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court yesterday ordered that elections in two provinces should go ahead by May 15 despite government reluctance to hold the votes now as it struggles with an economic crisis and a political challenge from the opposition.
Eight civilians including children were killed in an air strike on a village in northwest Myanmar, according to a human rights group, ethnic minority rebels and media, the latest violence as the ruling military battles to consolidate power.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif yesterday appealed to parliament to act against predecessor Imran Khan over accusations that his party was involved in violence that erupted when police tried to arrest him for alleged corruption.