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Saturday, January 28, 2023

Lèse Majesté Prisoners Denied Bail

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Sam Rainsy Resigns from Cambodian Opposition Party

PHNOM PENH — Sam Rainsy, the head of Cambodia's opposition party, announced his resignation from the group Saturday after the country's long-serving prime minister announced plans for a law that could lead to the party's dissolution.

Indonesia Narcotics Chief Blames Pilots on Drugs for Crashes

JAKARTA — The head of Indonesia's narcotics agency says most of the country's airline accidents have involved pilots on drugs, including a Lion Air jet that slammed into the sea four years ago while trying to land on Bali.

Thai Military Threatens Landless Southern Villagers

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‘Men in Black’ Suspects Deny All Charges

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Malaysia Appoints Ethnic Indian as New Attorney General

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia's king has approved the appointment of an ethnic Indian lawyer as the new attorney general, amid protests from Islamic groups that the job must be held by a Muslim.

Court Asked to Restore Details of Kim Jong Nam Post-Mortem

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — Prosecutors asked a Malaysian court Wednesday to restore expunged details in the post-mortem report into the poisoning death of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader.

Indonesia: Lombok Quakes Don’t Meet National Disaster Status

JAKARTA — Indonesia's disaster agency says earthquakes that killed more than 500 people on the island of Lombok in the past month and caused...

Malaysian Muslim Lesbian Couple Caned in Public Punishment

KUALA LUMPUR — Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sex were caned Monday in a rare public whipping...



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