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Jerusalem embassy move: Aussie treasurer slams Dr M over ‘anti-semitic’ comments

Australia's treasurer on Friday said Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had a history of anti-Jewish statements, in an escalating war of words over...

Suu Kyi urged to resolve Rohingya issues

Asean leaders have urged Aung San Suu Kyi to resolve issues involving the Rohingya. This was conveyed to her at the Asean leaders meeting last...

Thai billionaire’s global consortium to bid for rail project

Billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont’s Charoen Pokphand Group is teaming up with companies from Asia and Europe to bid for a 225 billion-baht ($6.8 billion) high-speed...

Myanmar defiantly defends Suu Kyi after Amnesty award withdrawal

Myanmar authorities and citizens leapt to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi Tuesday after Amnesty International stripped her of its top award over...

Rohingya crisis, Suu Kyi under the microscope at Southeast Asia summit

The customary cordiality of Southeast Asian summits may be missing when the region’s leaders meet next week due to sharp differences over Myanmar, whose...

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but UN warns against rushing

Myanmar officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov. 15, the first...

Myanmar denies border shooting as Rohingya repatriation date nears

Myanmar on Saturday denied allegations of a cross-border shooting that raised tensions with Bangladesh ahead of a scheduled start date for the repatriation of...