Indonesia

Indonesia court rejects lawsuits challenging presidential election

Two losing presidential candidates had alleged fraud and state interference helped winner Prabowo Subianto.

Malaysia

As Malaysian PM Anwar’s party turns 25, members say succession plan needed

Charismatic founder of the People’s Justice Party is a spry 76, but his replacement needs time to be trained.

Thailand

Thai hospital near Myanmar border treats dozens injured in Kayin fighting

Thai prime minister, meanwhile, establishes a high-level committee to deal with border crisis.

Region

Karen rebel forces attack stranded Myanmar junta troops on Thai border

Junta sends in airstrikes to support 200 junta troops trapped along a river across from Mae Sot.

Pacific

Solomon Islands’ pro-Beijing prime minister wins reelection to parliament

The Chief Electoral Officer said vote counting could be completed by the middle of next week.

Malaysia

As Malaysian PM Anwar’s party turns 25, members say succession plan needed

Charismatic founder of the People’s Justice Party is a spry 76, but his replacement needs time to be trained.

The Bandaraya Fish Hunters are on a mission to tackle invasive fish

US, the Philippines and Japan forge stronger ties to counter China’s “dangerous, coercive” behavior

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