- Rohingya crisis highlights toothless nature of ASEAN Updated: May-19-15 11:53 am
BANGKOK - The Southeast Asian grouping known as ASEAN has made a point of not pressuring member nations over internal issues such as rights abuses, and in the case of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority, the policy has come back to haunt it.
- Thai trafficking crackdown targets corrupt police, officials Updated: May-08-15 7:49 am
BANGKOK - Thailand's police chief announced the arrest of a powerful provincial mayor on Friday and said 50 police officers are being investigated in a widening human trafficking scandal spanning four Asian countries.
- Malaysia: ASEAN to avoid confronting China in S. China Sea Updated: Apr-27-15 5:26 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's leader said Monday that Southeast Asian countries will avoid direct confrontation with China but push for a quick conclusion to a binding code of conduct to govern behavior in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.