Indonesia

Uyghur convict in Indonesia deported amid fears he was sent to China

Ahmet Bozoglan had been convicted on terrorism charges and was released July 1, a senior police official said.

Region

Indonesia at UN: ASEAN refuses to be a pawn in ‘a new Cold War’

Jakarta’s top diplomat also says “principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity are non-negotiable.”

Thailand

‘I’ll be able to carry on the struggle for Myanmar’ from Canada

Myanmar beauty queen Han Lay was granted asylum in Canada after a week after her detention in Bangkok.

South China Sea

Vietnamese fisherman shot by unknown assailant

The man was hit in the leg and may have to retire from fishing.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh allows construction on troubled elevated transit line to resume

China’s Gezhouba Group Company is building the project.

Region

Indonesia at UN: ASEAN refuses to be a pawn in ‘a new Cold War’

Jakarta’s top diplomat also says “principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity are non-negotiable.”

Filipino archivists fight misinformation around Marcos martial law era

Commentary

Fuel price pain hits tuna industry in the Philippines

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