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# southeast-asia - Friday 18 October, 2019

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film
# Contested
# Contested

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film

Oct 18th 2019, 11:06 AM 30,759 Views 23 Comments

Vietnam pulled the film from cinemas this week.

# southeast-asia - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Apr 3rd 2019, 7:08 AM 28,179 Views 79 Comments

The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.

# southeast-asia - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Mar 27th 2019, 2:24 PM 71,849 Views 132 Comments

The new law is due to come into effect next Wednesday.

# southeast-asia - Friday 6 October, 2017

Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted

Oct 6th 2017, 1:19 PM 14,144 Views 0 Comments

In total, the operation generated hundreds of thousands of pounds.

# southeast-asia - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Defiant China says it's not backing down in wake of ruling on disputed waters
# Potential Flashpoint
# Potential Flashpoint

Defiant China says it's not backing down in wake of ruling on disputed waters

Jul 12th 2016, 10:56 AM 10,951 Views 58 Comments

An international tribunal’s ruling over claims to the South China Sea is likely to ratchet up tensions.

# southeast-asia - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

A sniffer dog discovered these drugs at Portlaoise mail centre today
# Investigations
# Investigations

A sniffer dog discovered these drugs at Portlaoise mail centre today

Feb 17th 2016, 6:23 PM 27,136 Views 46 Comments

Stella gave a positive reaction to a parcel on its way to Dublin City.

# southeast-asia - Monday 20 August, 2012

Burma's government ends direct media censorship
# Burma
# Burma

Burma's government ends direct media censorship

Aug 20th 2012, 5:18 PM 2,012 Views 2 Comments

Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.

# southeast-asia - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
# Malaria
# Malaria

One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research

May 22nd 2012, 1:50 PM 2,610 Views 5 Comments

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.

# southeast-asia - Friday 14 October, 2011

Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance
# Thailand
# Thailand

Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance

Oct 14th 2011, 10:07 AM 894 Views 1 Comment

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.

# southeast-asia - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting

Apr 28th 2011, 1:55 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

The neighbouring countries have called a tentative truce after a week of bloody fighting at the border has left 15 people dead.