January 15, 2022
January 15, 2022

N Korea fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea fired at least two ballistic missiles yesterday, its third test in less than two weeks, just hours after criticising a US push for new sanctions over the previous launches as a ...

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Myanmar Junta ordered personnel not to respond to ICC summons: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

Myanmar junta has ordered all military personnel not to answer letters related to arrest warrants or summons from the International Criminal Court (ICC) or the Argentinian judiciary on the human...

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Woman flogged 100 times, partner gets 15 lashes for adultery in Indonesian

An Indonesian woman has been flogged 100 times in Aceh province for adultery while the male involved, who denied the accusations, received just 15 lashes.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Singaporean charged with bribing nurse to record he had received second vaccine jab

A 34-year-old man was on Thursday (Jan 13) charged in a district court with attempting to bribe a nurse to falsely record that he had received his second vaccination dose.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

N Korea fires 2nd missile in a week

North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea yesterday, with South Korea’s military warning the second such weapons test in less than a week showed clear signs of progress.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Suu Kyi jailed for another 4yrs

A Myanmar junta court yesterday convicted Aung San Suu Kyi of three criminal charges, sentencing her to four years in prison in the latest in a slew of cases against the ousted civilian leader, a...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

‘Cambodian PM’s rogue diplomacy a threat to ASEAN, Myanmar’

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's official visit to Myanmar, his meeting with the self-declared State Administration Council leader Min Aung Hlaing, and their joint press statement, are a ...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Suu Kyi hit with new convictions, jailed for 4 more years

A Myanmar junta court on Monday convicted Aung San Suu Kyi of three criminal charges, sentencing her to four years in prison in the latest in a slew of cases against the ousted civilian leader.

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Taliban arrest Afghan professor after criticism

A prominent Afghan university professor who openly criticised the Taliban’s hardline regime has been arrested in Kabul, a spokesman for the government said.

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

China FM pushes BRI as India watches

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Sri Lanka yesterday seeking to advance Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative as the island nation tries to rescue itself from a foreign currency and...