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Thai court acquits northeastern gold mine protesters

Apr 19, 2018

A court in Thailand has found seven environmental activists not guilty of violating a law on public gatherings that imposes severe penalties for actions that disrupt public services

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Apr 19, 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand

Police arrest alleged key figure in Indonesia alcohol deaths

Apr 18, 2018

Indonesian police have arrested the alleged head of a bootleg liquor empire following the deaths of dozens of people this month from drinking tainted alcohol

The Latest: Mahathir says he would halt, review China loans

Apr 18, 2018

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will stop borrowing from China and review Chinese investments if his opposition grouping is elected in May 9 polls

Indonesia court rules against seizure of luxury yacht

Apr 18, 2018

A court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a U.S. investigation into alleged multibillion-dollar theft and laundering of funds from a Malaysian state investment fund

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

Apr 18, 2018

A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. election, have been acquitted of violating labor laws in Thailand but face other serious charges

Vietnam and Indonesia vow to settle fishing violations

Apr 17, 2018

Vietnam and Indonesia have pledged to work together to resolve fishing violations in the South China Sea as the two countries seek to boost their bilateral trade

Indonesia credit rating upgraded by Moody's

Apr 13, 2018

Moody's has upgraded Indonesia's credit rating due to increased confidence the government will maintain its recent track record of responsibly managing the national budget and interest rate policy

Indonesia alcohol deaths exceed 100 as police vow crackdown

Apr 11, 2018

Deaths from drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in Indonesia have surpassed 100 this month, police said as they vowed a "scorched earth" crackdown on the makers and distributors of black-market liquor

Myanmar groups say Facebook hasn't controlled hate speech

Apr 6, 2018

Civil society and rights groups in Myanmar say Facebook has failed to adequately act against online hate speech that incites violence against the country's Muslim minority