About Cod SatrusayangCod Satrusayang is the Managing Editor at Asia News Network.
With many countries going to polls this year, the electorate across Asia have a chance to turn around a worrying press freedom situation.
Prayuth Chan-ocha may be prime minister after elections but what comes after is much harder.
Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, have spent the past year behind bars in Myanmar for reporting on the massacre of Rohingya refugees.
Thailand’s military government lifted restrictions on political activities that have been in effect since the 2014 military coup.
Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation wants to dissolve a Buddhist sects’ charitable foundation citing irregularities.
Two people were injured on the Myanmar border with Bangladesh, an area that has seen the mass exodus of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar persecution.
A ruling by South Korea’s supreme court allowing forced labourers during World War II to seek compensation with a Japanese firm could have lasting repercussions.
Parties clash over ratification as earlier Panmunjom Declaration awaits parliamentary approval.
Speeding was the main reason behind the deadly derailment of a Puyama express train in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday that has left 18 people dead.
China has categorically rejected US President Donald Trump’s accusation that it meddled in US elections.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said on Monday it has banned a separatist group that advocates independence.
Maldives airport opened a new runway constructed by China this week, a sign of Beijing’s growing influence on the island nation.
Protests, findings and social media bans have increased pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi’s government one year after a deadly crackdown on Rohingya refugees.
Increased pressure from Beijing has countries and businesses slowly disassociating themselves from Taiwan.
The United States on Wednesday sanctioned Chinese and Russian firms for their alleged role in helping illicit trade with North Korea in violation of international sanctions.
Opposition leaders protest against vote-rigging in Islamabad as political turmoil lay ahead.
China is defending its economy and predicting sustained growth despite an escalation of a trade war with the United States.
Russia, an important defence ally to India, has signed an agreement with Pakistan for naval cooperation.
Southeast Asia is bracing for more casualties as the wet season intensifies with tropical storms and cyclones forecasted.
India’s Supreme Court told Uttar Pradesh’s local government that it must come up with a way to preserve the iconic monument or demolish it.
Both Chinese state media and diplomats have been courting the EU as countries across the globe put in place retaliatory tariffs against the United States.
Reports are that North Korea is trying to hide key elements of its nuclear weapons program.
Despite pouring millions of dollars into its education system, Thailand’s test scores lag far behind its neighbours.
Four years after it toppled a democratically elected government, Thailand’s military government is fast losing support and has failed to live up to its promises.
Special envoys from the US and Chinese presidents reach an agreement to halt further trade-war escalation.
International voices are calling for Myanmar to take responsibility for the Rohingya crisis and for crimes committed by its forces.
A United Nations Security Council visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh finds no easy solution to the Rohingya crisis.
A recap of the concrete actions, the possible future actions and global reactions to the Korean Summit.
Forget the western pundits and lawmakers claiming that Trump deserves the peace prize, it is Moon Jae-in that needs to be considered for the award.
Critics accuse Naypyidaw of orchestrating a publicity stunt after the government said it had repatriated five Rohingya refugees.
Chinese President Xi Jinping rebuked protectionism and pledged to uphold the international order at a business conference on Tuesday.
China has engaged Washington in a series of reciprocal tariffs – while the rest of Asia watches and makes other plans.
Kim Jong-un’s visit to Beijing this past week has raised questions and is a cause for muted optimism across Asia.
Revelations that data mining firm Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data to help its clients in election campaigning has Asian nations concerned.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has pulled his country out of the International Criminal Court with his government accusing the ICC of politicizing local affairs.
With the UK set to exit the Eurozone, Beijing is hoping that its goods and services can penetrate a market once marked by heavy regulation.
Xi Jinping has called for reform of party and state institutions to facilitates China’s ascendency, weeks after proposals were put forth to make him president for life.
Industrial manufacturer Foxconn’s possible listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange has investors interested and signal the changing nature of China’s economic reform.
Proposed laws to curb the spread of fake news will not be confined to political space says government.