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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi ‘unwell’, scraps Australia public appearance

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday pulled out of a public speech and question-and-answer session in Sydney because she was "not feeling well", the event's organisers said.

Malaysia warns Rohingya crisis could pose security risk

Malaysia's prime minister Saturday warned his Southeast Asian neighbours that the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar could become a serious security threat for the region.

UN envoy urges Cambodia to let opposition stand in election

A UN human rights envoy urged Cambodia yesterday to drop a ban on the country’s main opposition party so it can take part in a July general election.

Cambodian premier calls protesters ‘dogs’ for burning his effigy in Australia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, denounced protesters in Australia, calling them “dogs” for burning his effigy, days after threatening to beat them up.

Cambodia slams Germany for suspending preferential visas for its officials

Cambodia has lashed out at Germany for suspending preferential visas for private travel by Cambodian government officials, following the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha and the dissolution of the main opposition party.

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect ‘visited Cambodia for TV pranks’

An Indonesian woman charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother visited Cambodia to take part in what she believed were pranks for a TV show with suspected Pyongyang agents, a court heard Thursday.

Man wins custody of 13 surrogate children

A wealthy Japanese man was Tuesday granted “sole parent” rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, in a court ruling that paves the way for him to take them to Japan.

Cambodia arrests 36 suspects over telecoms fraud – Police

Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects who are Cambodian, Taiwan and Thailand nationals on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad, national military police commander, Sao Sokha, said.

Siblings held over Indonesian maid death in Malaysia

A brother and sister have been arrested over the death of a young Indonesian maid who was allegedly abused in Malaysia, police said Monday.

World Cup: FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football's governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee, a move that could see the controversial technology used at the World Cup.

Five men arrested for ‘pornographic dancing’

Five British men are being held in Cambodia for what officials have called “pornographic dancing.”

Woman sentenced to jail over Facebook comments

A Phnom Penh court on Friday sentenced a woman to one year in jail for Facebook comments in which she accused Cambodian Prime Minster, Hun Sen, of masterminding the murder of government critic, Kem Ley.

Cambodian premier leads huge rally on anniversary of Khmer Rouge’s fall

Cambodian premier Hun Sen led a huge rally on Sunday marking the anniversary of the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, seizing the opportunity to burnish his image as saviour of the nation.

Cambodian court orders exiled ex-opposition leader to pay $1m for defamation

A Cambodian court on Friday ordered exiled ex-opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, to pay $1 million in compensation to Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, in a defamation case.

China to support for Cambodia election after EU, US withdraw

China will provide equipment for Cambodia’s 2018 election, including ballot boxes and booths, an official said on Thursday, the first such pledge from abroad since the European Union and the United States withdrew their support.

Four million Nigerians have lost their jobs this year – NBS

Between January and September this year, 4.07 million Nigerians became unemployed, an analysis of the unemployment report for the third quarter released by the National Bureau of Statistics has revealed.

Uber rival Grab makes debut in Cambodia

Southeast Asia’s top ride-hailing firm Grab launched services in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh on Tuesday, as it looks to lock down regional domination against main rival Uber.

Two Americans fined $154 each for baring buttocks at Thai temples

Police on Wednesday confirmed that two American men were arrested and fined 154 dollars each for baring their buttocks at Thai temples.


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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar applauds IGP Ibrahim Idris’ decision to reassign officers to core duties

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has applauded the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to reassign thousands of police officers attached to individuals back to core police duties.

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Air strikes kill 30 in Eastern Ghouta as hundreds more flee

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Biafra: Listen to Ohanaeze, adopt political diplomacy – BSO tells IPOB

The Buhari Support Organisation, BSO, on Sunday advised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to adopt political diplomacy rather than get confrontational.