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Thai party that nominated a princess for PM has been dissolved

Bangkok, Thailand (CNN)A Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate in upcoming elections has been dissolved by the country's Constitutional Court,...

Trade wars and human rights violations

The world’s eyes are fixated on Myanmar. Numerous online petitions have been set up among the international community to voice concerns for the Rohingya...

US-ASEAN Forum shows the need for concrete plans on economic integration and human rights

Last week in Jakarta, the US-ASEAN Partnership Forum brought policy experts, young leaders, and ASEAN and government representatives together to discuss the future of...

‘Clock’s ticking,’ EU tells Cambodia as trade scheme under threat

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - The European Union has warned Cambodia that the "clock is ticking" after it officially launched the process of suspending the...

Joint statement of the 22nd EU-ASEAN ministerial meeting

We, the Foreign Ministers of Member States of the European Union and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...

Cambodia Faces Next Trade-Sanctions Move by the European Union

The European Union moved closer to imposing trade sanctions against Cambodia as a result of alleged human-rights violations in the country. The European Commission in...

‘Jokowi’s magic has now gone’: Prabowo ready for presidential debate

Jakarta: Terrorism, human rights, legal affairs and corruption will take centre stage when President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his opponent Prabowo Subianto square off...

Cambodia ‘at risk from geopolitical manoeuvres’

Prime Minister Hun Sen (left) and Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan shake hands./Hun Sen’s Facebook Phnom Penh (Phnom Penh...

Indonesian Ulema Council calls for sex workers and clients to be prosecuted

In Indonesia, the act of prostitution, specifically the transaction between sex worker and client, is not a crime, as the law only states that...

Govt urged to stick to plan to abolish death penalty

PETALING JAYA: Prominent human rights lawyer Eric Paulsen (pix) has called on the government to stick to its plan to abolish death penalty in...