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Phuket Community Radio Stations Remain Closed

(The Phuket News)

Prison Products Fair Returns to Phuket

(Phuket Gazette)

No Anti-Coup Student Activists Attend Junta’s Reform Forum

(Prachatai English)

Annan Urges Economic, Social Reform in Myanmar State

YANGON — A commission led by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday recommended economic development and social justice to counter deadly violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state, stressing that the government of Aung San Suu Kyi must act quickly and decisively, even in the face of public opposition.

Indonesia Screens For Zika as Singapore Infections Mount

JAKARTA — Indonesia is screening travelers from neighboring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive.
Jamila Begum, 35, cries in 2017 when talking about how members of Myanmar's armed forces accused of massacring civilians in her village Maung Nu, in Myanmar's Rakhine State. Photo: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Suu Kyi Says Handling of Rohingya Could Have Been Better

HANOI — In the face of global condemnation, Myanmar's leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that the...
Supporters wait for the start of a campaign rally of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party on Saturday in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

US Firm: Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Cambodia Ahead of Polls

BEIJING — Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. For weeks, the sender nudged Monovithya Kem to open an attachment described as containing interview questions.

On Back of ‘Ransomware’ Attack, Indonesia Urges Businesses to Update Security

LONDON — The Indonesian government is urging businesses to update computer security after two hospitals were affected by a "ransomware" cyberattack that has hit dozens of countries.

Duterte to Visit Site of Bombings That Killed at Least 20

JOLO, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials are scheduled to visit the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants bombed...

UN Envoy: Sexual Attacks Against Rohingya May Be War Crimes

UNITED NATIONS — Widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military and may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, the U.N. envoy on sexual violence in conflict said Wednesday.

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