Bangladesh

Dozens killed, others missing after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

Overcrowded ferry was carrying mostly Hindu devotees who were returning from a temple across the Karatoa River in northern Panchagarh district.

Philippines

Biden, Marcos discuss South China Sea in 1st bilateral meeting

Leaders meet in person in New York on sidelines of United Nations General Assembly.

Region

Malaysian PM: Sad to see no serious Security Council action on Myanmar

Members’ veto power “makes it impossible for conflicts to be resolved,” Ismail Sabri Yaakob tells U.N. General Assembly.

Pacific

US, Pacific allies conclude Exercise Cartwheel joint drills in Fiji

Fiji is among island-nations where the United States and China are competing for influence.

Malaysia

Ruling party president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi walks free in corruption case

The UMNO president, who has pushed for early polls, is still standing trial on corruption charges in another case.

Philippines

Biden, Marcos discuss South China Sea in 1st bilateral meeting

Leaders meet in person in New York on sidelines of United Nations General Assembly.

Filipino archivists fight misinformation around Marcos martial law era

Commentary

Fuel price pain hits tuna industry in the Philippines

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