The suspect was arrested after he barricaded himself inside a building in a 12 hour standoff with police. A 31-year-old man has
Tag: Asia Pacific
In a changed Indonesia, some fear a ‘backlash’ against freedoms | Politics News
Medan, Indonesia – On the morning of May 21, 1998, Indonesia’s then-leader Soeharto stood in the Presidential Palace and addressed the nation.
On China and Ukraine, does the G7 have the world’s support? | Politics
Video Duration 24 minutes 09 seconds 24:09 In the past, the G7 countries could make the rules, and most others would fall
Cambodia condemned after union leader jailed over casino strike | Labour Rights News
Chhim Sithar was found guilty of ‘incitement’ over strikes that began in 2021 when NagaWorld fired more than 1,300 staff. A Cambodian
Singapore economy beats estimates as government warns of risks | Economy
Southeast Asian city-state warns of rise in ‘downside risks’ amid rising interest rates, escalation of war in Ukraine. Singapore’s economy expanded by
Chinese Indonesians reflect on life 25 years from Soeharto’s fall | Race Issues News
Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia’s strongman Soeharto stepped down 25 years ago this week after protests and unrest across the archipelago, some of
Albanese fetes India’s Modi, sidesteps questions on rights record | News
Australian Prime Minister Antony Albanese and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, have pledged to take relations between their countries to “greater heights”,
Modern slavery most common in North Korea, Eritrea, report says | Human Rights News
North Korea, Eritrea and Mauritania have the highest prevalence of modern slavery in the world, according to the 2023 Global Slavery Index,
Russia criticised at UN as more civilians killed in war zones | Conflict News
The United Nations estimates nearly 17,000 civilians were killed last year in conflicts, an increase of 53% compare with year before. The
Traffickers switch to Myanmar after China erects border fence | Human Trafficking News
Hanoi, Vietnam – When she arrived at her destination in Myanmar’s northern Shan state, expecting to start a new job, Diep* a
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