AS international outrage grows over the widely-publicised jailing of two Reuters journalists, Burmese (Myanmar) leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that the sentencing…View More Burma’s Suu Kyi breaks silence to defend sentencing of two journalists
THE United States joined the likes of the European Union on Thursday in expressing concern over the “continued democratic backsliding” in the Maldives and threatened…View More US threats won’t stop Maldives’ ‘continued democratic backsliding’
THE leader of Cambodia’s opposition party has been released on bail and placed under house arrest after spending a year in prison on treason charges.…View More Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha released on bail
THAILAND’S two biggest rival political parties could be forming an alliance in a bid to limit the powers of the military junta ahead of the…View More Strange bedfellows: Thailand’s biggest political foes may form alliance
Commuters sit in front of an advertisement discouraging the dissemination of fake news, at a train station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 28, 2018. Source:…View More Malaysia repeals controversial, short-lived ‘fake news’ law
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives for a visit near the Kaeng Krachan Dam at Petchaburi province, Thailand, August 8, 2018. Source: Reuters IN September,…View More Will Thailand’s Prayuth remain in politics? Find out in September
This photo taken on October 13, 2009 shows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) posing with his son, Hun Manet (R), during a ceremony at…View More Keeping it in the family: Southeast Asia’s powerful political dynasties
A poster of Cambodia’s Prime Minister and Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) President Hun Sen is seen along a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 30,…View More Hun Sen’s CPP will ‘take all seats’ in parliament after ‘sham’ election
A Cambodian Buddhist monk shows his inked finger after casting his vote during the country’s sixth general election in Phnom Penh on July 29, 2018.…View More Death of democracy: Hun Sen sweeps to victory in Cambodia election
A poster of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is seen as a labourer works at a construction side in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 26, 2018.…View More What has Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen promised voters?
Cambodian police force stand in formation during inspection ceremony at the Olympic National stadium in Phnom Penh on July 25, 2018 in preparation for the…View More ‘A fundamentally flawed, mockery of democracy’: It’s time for Cambodia’s election
Supporters of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) gather during an election campaign in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 7, 2018. Source: Reuters/Samrang Pring THE international…View More Calls to stop ‘mockery of democracy’ in Cambodia
A supporter of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) uses a mobile phone to photograph a portrait of CPP president Hun Sen during an election…View More Cambodia: Climate of ‘fear and confusion’ in lead up to election
US citizen Will Nguyen (C) is escorted by policemen before his trial at a court in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam July 20, 2018. Source:…View More US citizen freed by Vietnam after joining protests
Nigerian civil society groups on Monday accused leading political parties of buying votes, after reports of cash inducements at a key governorship election. Kayode Fayemi,…View More …cash-for-vote practice makes a mockery of our democracy – Ekei-Odumakin
Indonesian members of LPI (Laskar Pembela Islam) or Islamic Defender Squade shout slogans during a rally calling on the local government to end prostitution in…View More Is Indonesia retreating from democracy?