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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Southeast Asia

Last year
Micheál Martin to make last trip as Taoiseach today at EU-ASEAN leaders summit in Brussels
The Taoiseach said that Southeast Asia is a key partner for the EU on tackling climate change and global security.
All time
Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film
Vietnam pulled the film from cinemas this week.
'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.
'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
The new law is due to come into effect next Wednesday.
Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted
In total, the operation generated hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Defiant China says it's not backing down in wake of ruling on disputed waters
An international tribunal’s ruling over claims to the South China Sea is likely to ratchet up tensions.
A sniffer dog discovered these drugs at Portlaoise mail centre today
Stella gave a positive reaction to a parcel on its way to Dublin City.
Burma's government ends direct media censorship
Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.
One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
Counterfeit anti-malaria medicines are contributing to deaths across the world and also leading to drug resistance – putting billions of people at risk – according to researchers.
Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance
The Department of Foreign Affairs has strongly advised Irish citizens to register their details – as the region’s monsoon season is expected to last until the end of October.
Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting
The neighbouring countries have called a tentative truce after a week of bloody fighting at the border has left 15 people dead.