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.

In Thailand’s Deep South, artists strive to alter its ‘violent image’

They and activists are joining hands to tell a different kind of story from the culturally rich but insurgency-ridden border region.

Malaysia to push ASEAN for swift decision on Myanmar 5-point consensus

In New York, top diplomat Saifuddin Abdullah says he’s dissatisfied with Southeast Asian bloc’s engagement with Burmese opposition.

Philippine senator calls for a ‘claimants only’ Code of Conduct on South China Sea

Imee Marcos says reaching a COC without ASEAN non-claimants may hasten agreement on the contested waters.

Vietnamese fisherman shot by unknown assailant

The man was hit in the leg and may have to retire from fishing.

Philippine senator calls for a ‘claimants only’ Code of Conduct on South China Sea

Imee Marcos says reaching a COC without ASEAN non-claimants may hasten agreement on the contested waters.

Malaysian court convicts former first lady Rosmah Mansor for soliciting, taking bribes