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The Indian government, hoping to give more teeth to its “Act East Policy,” has decided to expand the country’s economic links with ...

Saturday, February 28 2015

Beijing has imposed a one-year ban on imports of ivory carvings as critics say rising Chinese demand threatens African elephants with extinction, but campaigners described the move as "more symbolic than effective" February 27.

Indonesia has just been hit by another serious earthquake, but no repeat of the quake and tsunami of 2004. An aerial view of the devastated coastal area in Banda Aceh, Indonesia February 2005. Photo: Mast Irham/EPA
Saturday, February 28 2015

A 6.6-magnitude undersea earthquake hit central Indonesia on February 27, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate reports of damage or casualties. 

Saturday, February 28 2015

Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly four years have been released, local officials said February 27.

Friday, February 27 2015

A delegation of refugees from Thailand-Myanmar border is visiting the UK this week, for a lobbying trip focusing on the situation of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons along the Thai-Myanmar border, and the need for more humanitarian assistance, according to Burma Campaign UK on February 26.

Friday, February 27 2015

A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on February 26, police said, with the atheist writer's family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.

Friday, February 27 2015

Myanmar Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and an accompanying delegation have just finished a diplomatic visit to Thailand 

Former Indonesian maid Ms Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (C) arrives at a press conference in Hong Kong, China, February 10, 2015. Photo: Jerome Favre/EPA
Friday, February 27 2015

A Hong Kong woman who was found guilty of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner faces up to seven years in prison

Thursday, February 26 2015

Facebook users in Bangladesh have reacted angrily to the posting of a map on the Myanmar Air Force Facebook page

Thursday, February 26 2015

A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides,"

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