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AseanPlus News 13 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Midterms to test Duterte

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he hasn’t lost an election in his three-decade political career.

It's Just Politics 28 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Eerie times for Umno

The demise of Umno depends on whether Pakatan Harapan succumbs to its ‘saka’ and adopts the practices of the former dominant party.

AseanPlus News 28 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

A Great Wall of the sea

MISCHIEF Reef, anyone? Few have heard of it, or the Spratlys or Paracel Islands, even now; some are just rocks barely visible above water. Why should anyone care?

AseanPlus News 04 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Why can’t Singapore produce its own Tash Aw?

This is a question the acclaimed Malaysian author gets a lot – and it leaves him bewildered.

Nation 30 Oct 2017 | 3:00 AM Premium

A threat from Syria to right here

EXCLUSIVE: KOTA KINABALU: The fall of Islamic State (IS) in Raqqa, Syria, has brought a new menacing possibility – that Malaysian militants, some hardened with battle experience, may return home.

AseanPlus News 12 Apr 2017 | 11:29 AM Premium

Marvel terminates Indonesian artist’s contract over hidden religious messages in X-Men Gold comics

JAKARTA: Following Marvel’s official statement that it would take “disciplinary action” against Ardian Syaf regarding the controversial X-Men Gold #1 comic, the Indonesian comic artist has announced the end of his career on his Facebook account.

Nation 15 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bangladesh’s crucial balancing act

The nation’s warming relationship with China comes when its ties with India are at a record high.

Nation 09 Nov 2016 | 11:33 AM Premium

Expert: Trump presidency will not see major shift in US policy towards Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Donald Trump's presidency will not result in a complete departure in United States foreign policy towards Malaysia, an expert says.

Singapore 29 Aug 2016 | 3:48 AM Premium

Who can step up as Singapore’s next leader?

A fainting episode by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during a televised address highlights the need to identify a successor - but whom it might be is far from clear.

China 15 Jun 2016 | 7:59 AM Premium

Indonesia cites error as ASEAN meeting ends in confusion

JAKARTA (AFP) - Indonesia said Wednesday that a bold statement from Southeast Asian nations raising concern over Beijing’s island-building in the South China Sea was issued in error, as a meeting over the issue ended in confusion.