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​Decoding Myanmar’s intricate ties with major foreign powers
Myanmar is fast emerging as the hottest chess board of global power politics. Vietnam is another key country of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) to which major international powers are flocking.

27.08.2014 09:00

Indonesia tightens security at world’s largest Buddhist temple after ISIS threat
Indonesian police have been put on alert at the Borobudur Temple after a threat against the world’s biggest Buddhist temple and UNESCO World heritage Site was made on Facebook by Islamic State supporters.

23.08.2014 14:01

​Hackers stole secret MH370-related documents from Malaysian officials – report
A targeted phishing attack on a handful of Malaysian officials involved in investigating the disappearance of flight MH370 in March reportedly gave the perpetrators, presumably of Chinese origin, access to a trove of classified material.

20.08.2014 05:47

Nude games over: Arrests, public apology after naturist fest in Malaysia
Eight people have been arrested for participating in a nudist sports festival in Malaysia, with the organizer apologizing to the public of the Muslim-majority state for staging the event.

18.08.2014 19:46

Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam
While Vietnam waits to become marked on the global map as an important trade destination when it joins the US led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), there is a growing outcry on the implications of the free trade agreement.

18.08.2014 09:34

‘Love Israel’: Malaysian teen’s FB ‘like’ prompts sedition inquiry, wave of death threats
A Malaysian teenager has sparked uproar by ‘liking’ an ‘I love Israel’ Facebook page. The teen now fears for his life and faces a police scrutiny over whether his online act could be labeled as sedition.

14.08.2014 10:39

US accused of inciting South China Sea tensions
The Chinese foreign ministry strongly questioned the intentions of the United States over the weekend with regards to an Asian territorial dispute that has attracted the opinion of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

11.08.2014 14:17

Red-level weather alert as typhoon Halong lashes southern Japan
A powerful typhoon is raging through southwestern Japan, prompting the country’s meteorological agency to issue the highest red-level weather alert. At least 6 people have been injured and half a million locals were urged to evacuate.

09.08.2014 14:55

'It's a miracle': Indonesian girl missing after 2004 tsunami reunites with family
An Indonesian girl has been reunited with her family after being swept away by the 2004 tsunami. The girl was spotted on the street by a relative who recognized her after a decade.

09.08.2014 03:18

​‘US casting its net around Asia‘
President Obama's “pivot to Asia” is largely rhetorical alongside the natural rise of China, but the risk is that the US will become ensnared in a military conflict by politically opportunistic allies, Australian historian Geoffrey Gunn told RT.

04.08.2014 10:35

Hundreds killed in deadly China quake
The death toll keeps rising after an earthquake measuring from 6.1 to 6.5, according to different estimates, hit China’s southwestern Yunnan province. The latest number of dead is nearing 600 while the number of injured is over 2,400 people.

03.08.2014 18:51

China quake death toll rises to 381, over 1,800 injured (PHOTOS)
Over 380 people were killed and around 1,800 injured after an earthquake measuring from 6.1 to 6.5, according to different estimates, toppled thousands of buildings in China’s southwestern Yunnan province.

03.08.2014 11:41

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