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Lawrence Wong Sworn In As Singapore’s Fourth PM, As Lee Hsien Loong Bows Out...

Singapore’s deputy leader Lawrence Wong was sworn in Wednesday as the nation’s fourth prime minister in a carefully planned political succession

Civilian Casualties Rise in Myanmar’s Civil War as Resistance Forces Tighten Noose Around Military

Six months into an offensive against Myanmar ’s military government, opposition forces have made massive gains, but civilian casualties are rising sharply as regime troops increasingly turn toward scorched-earth tactics in civil war.

Chinese Warships Have Been Docked in Cambodia; US and Philippine Forces Sink a Ship...

Cambodia's Defense Ministry insisted Wednesday that the months-long presence of two Chinese warships in a strategically important naval base

Philippine Students Are Told To Stay Home as Southeast Asia Copes With a Sweltering...

Southeast Asia was coping with a weekslong heat wave on Monday as record-high temperatures led to school closings

Brunei and Thailand Highlight 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

BANGKOK - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Mateen officially visited Thailand on April 28-29, 2024,...

A Munitions Explosion at a Cambodian Army Base Kills 20 Soldiers, but Its Cause...

Security was tight around a military base in southwestern Cambodia on Sunday, a day after a huge explosion there killed 20 soldiers

Head of Vietnam’s Parliament Resigns Amid Corruption Probe

The head of Vietnam’s parliament has resigned, according to state media, making him the latest senior member of government to leave office

Ethnic Karen Guerrillas in Myanmar Leave a Town That Army Lost 2 Weeks Ago...

Guerrilla fighters from the main ethnic Karen fighting force battling Myanmar’s military government have withdrawn from the eastern border town of Myawaddy

Chinese Police Complete Repatriation of Over 680 Gambling, Scam Suspects From Cambodia

Chinese police have completed the repatriation of over 680 gambling and scam suspects from Cambodia, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said on Sunday.

About 1,300 People From Myanmar Flee Into Thailand After Clashes Broke Out in a...

About 1,300 people have fled from eastern Myanmar into Thailand, officials said Saturday, as fresh fighting erupted at a border town that has recently been captured by ethnic guerillas.


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