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Thursday, May 3 2018

Panellists from neighbouring countries at a regional policy dialogue welcomed the Wuhan informal summit between Chinese president ...

Tuesday, May 1 2018

A Malaysian court Monday handed a Danish man a one-week jail term for breaking a law against "fake news", the first person to be punished ...

Tuesday, May 1 2018

Thai authorities seized 3.5 tons of a smuggled compound, which might possibly be used in the producing of narcotics, in a northwestern border ...

Monday, April 30 2018

Hundreds of Rohingya staged a demonstration Sunday as UN Security Council envoys visited refugee camps in Bangladesh where about 700,000 people ...

Wednesday, April 25 2018

An emerging online market for elephant skin in China is threatening the survival of the creatures in neighbouring Myanmar as poaching ...

Saturday, April 21 2018

Inflammatory stories masquerading as real news pose a particularly toxic threat in Asian countries with long-standing religious and ethnic divides, but promises by some regional leaders to tackle the problem carry equal menace.

Borrowing from US President Donald Trump's political playbook, government heads with an authoritarian streak are using the mantra of "fake news" to shield themselves from negative media coverage, and push legislation that critics say is aimed more at stifling dissent than punishing fabrication.

Friday, April 20 2018

In an event that may raise a few eyebrows in China, the President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay has met with ...

Friday, April 20 2018

The first rains of the year have flooded parts of the crowded Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, aid workers said Thursday, wreaking havoc and ...

Wednesday, April 18 2018

Bungling, distortion and diplomatic doublespeak have hollowed out the deal to repatriate Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar, with refugees ...

Saturday, April 14 2018

Rohingya refugees will be allowed to return to Myanmar "as soon as possible", a minister said, despite a stillborn repatriation process and ...

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