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#Southeast Asia

# southeast-asia - Friday 18 October, 2019

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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