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Dr Sai Mauk Kham heads the Myanmar government's committees on health, education, culture and anti-corruption, and is visiting Singapore at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.
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Convenience store chain 7-Eleven opened its 5,000th Taiwan store in Kaohsiung's Neimen District yesterday, and will open a store on Orchid Island on Aug 8. However, residents on the island, which currently has no convenience stores, expressed opposition to the idea.
8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
A cache of war weapons has been found hidden in a house once owned by a retired paratrooper in Ayutthaya province.
Police in Cambodia said Saturday that they were investigating the death of an American teacher whose body was found wrapped in a curtain at a garbage dump in the capital.
Supporters of Mr Prabowo Subianto and Mr Joko Widodo trying to out-cheer one another at a hotel lobby in Jakarta following a debate by the two presidential candidates on June 22. Indonesia's presidential election was different in many ways, one being that it saw extensive use of "black campaign" methods.
Police have charged a second State Railway of Thailand employee over his alleged involvement in the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train to Bangkok.
Reducing tax procedures will not only save time and costs for companies but also help curb petty corruption and enhance Vietnam's business environment.
The Philippines on Friday arrested an Australian national with suspected links to foreign Islamist militants after he urged Philippine Muslims on social media sites to support conflicts in Iraq and Syria, recruiting them to go to the Middle East.
Election commission official Dedi Saidi, left, checks a document stating the number of votes collected in ballot boxes at Bendungan Hilir in Jakarta on Thursday.
US Ambassador Kristie Kenney met Thai air force chief ACM Prajin Juntong in Bangkok on Thursday evening and confirmed Washington would go ahead with a service update for some of Thailand's F-16 fighter jets.
Indonesian presidential candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo gestures after a news conference in Jakarta on Thursday.
Malaysian police said Thursday they had arrested seven people in connection with the murder of an Estonian model whose body was found on a resort island.
All five men from the Yangon-based Unity journal were sentenced by a court Thursday for violating the 1923 Burma State Secrets Act pertaining to trespassing in a prohibited area with prejudicial purpose.
The museum, formerly a high school in Phnom Penh, was turned into a prison after the Khmer Rouge took power in 1975.
If you live in Kuala Lumpur and use public transport to move around the Klang Valley, it is inevitable that you get to stop off at KL Sentral, Malaysia's landmark transportation hub where nearly all modes of transport are stationed.
Pregnant asylum seeker women on Christmas Island pleaded with medical experts to adopt their children out to Australian families four months ago, as they became anxious about their future.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 02:04 pm
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