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Shyam Benegal on Bangabandhu biopic:...

Shyam Benegal talks Bangabandhu...

Showtime

Wed, Sep 1 2021

Retirement is the last thing on the mind of the 86-year-old director, who is working on a Sheikh Mujibur...

ARTICLE 19 calls on international actors...

ARTICLE 19 calls for data security in...

South-East Asia

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Digital identity and biometric systems created in Afghanistan may now lead to data leaks, organization...

Thai PM faces parliamentary grilling...

Thai PM faces parliamentary grilling...

South-East Asia

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Demonstrators have threatened nationwide protests while the opposition grills Prayuth in parliament

Malaysian PM Ismail Sabri in quarantine...

Malaysian PM in quarantine after Covid...

South-East Asia

Tue, Aug 31 2021

His office did not say how long he would be in quarantine or whether he had been tested for the...

Singapore fully vaccinates 80% of population...

Singapore fully vaccinates 80% of...

South-East Asia

Sun, Aug 29 2021

With 80% of its people fully inoculated against Covid-19, Singapore is now the world’s most vaccinated...

Malaysia's Ismail Sabri retains finance...

Malaysia gets new cabinet

South-East Asia

Fri, Aug 27 2021

Each ministry will need to prove its early achievements within the first 100 days

They challenged Myanmar's junta at the...

Of those killed by Myanmar's junta

South-East Asia

Fri, Aug 27 2021

The casualties of Myanmar's crackdown after the February 1 coup span all ages, social classes, ethnic...

Myanmar to continue Covid vaccinations...

Myanmar to extend Covid vaccinations...

South-East Asia

Fri, Aug 27 2021

The vaccinations would include Rohingya people in Maungdaw and Buthidaung districts bordering...

Harris accuses China of 'intimidation'...

Harris accuses China of 'intimidation'...

South-East Asia

Tue, Aug 24 2021

‘Beijing's actions continue to undermine the rules-based order and threaten the sovereignty...

Myanmar junta mulls raising village...

Myanmar junta mulls raising village...

South-East Asia

Tue, Aug 24 2021

The army has justified its power grab by alleging massive fraud during 2020 elections won by Suu Kyi's...

2,000 Myanmar soldiers, police join...

2,000 Myanmar soldiers, police join...

South-East Asia

Mon, Aug 23 2021

Most of the striking soldiers and police have either fled to areas controlled by ethnic rebel’s...

Vietnam deploys troops to enforce lockdown...

Vietnam deploys troops to enforce...

South-East Asia

Mon, Aug 23 2021

Ho Chi Minh City epicentre of Delta-driven outbreak

Kamala Harris says US focus on Afghan...

Kamala: US focus on Afghan...

South-East Asia

Mon, Aug 23 2021

US President Joe Biden has faced criticism at home and abroad over his handling of the withdrawal of...

Malaysia's new PM pleas for unity to...

Malaysia's new PM pleas for unity to...

South-East Asia

Sun, Aug 22 2021

Ismail Sabri Yaakob urged lawmakers to unite to help the country recover from the pandemic

In India-controlled Kashmir, few now...

In Indian Kashmir, few now dare to speak...

World

Sun, Aug 22 2021

Many of the 5,000 officially arrested two years ago -- and scores more since -- were booked under the...

Myanmar arrests two more journalists...

Myanmar arrests two more...

South-East Asia

Sun, Aug 22 2021

The military says it respects the role of media but will not tolerate the reporting of news it believes...

Malaysia's new PM takes office amid...

Malaysia's new PM takes office amid...

South-East Asia

Sat, Aug 21 2021

Ismail Sabri Yaakob secured a parliamentary majority and replaced former prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin...

Scandal-plagued party reclaims Malaysian...

Ismail Sabri Yaakob new Malaysian...

South-East Asia

Fri, Aug 20 2021

He is from the United Malays National Organisation, the lynchpin of a coalition that governed for six...

Myanmar shadow government launches guerilla...

Myanmar shadow govt's guerilla radio...

South-East Asia

Fri, Aug 20 2021

Security forces have killed more than 1,000 civilians since the February putsch, a monitoring group said...

UNHCR report: Rohingyas facing deadlier...

UNHCR report: Rohingyas facing deadlier...

South-East Asia

Thu, Aug 19 2021

2020 was the deadliest for the refugees in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea as many southeast countries...

Scandal-plagued Malaysian party poised...

Scandal-plagued Malaysian party to 'win'...

South-East Asia

Thu, Aug 19 2021

With an election ruled out due to the pandemic, the king will pick the country's next leader based...