In the name of Islamic law, Christian booze seller caned in Indonesia

THE crowd jeered as Indonesian Christian Jono Simbolon was caned for selling alcohol in the conservative Aceh province.

Outrage and conspiracy claims as Indonesia, Malaysia react to EU palm oil ban

OFFICIALS in Indonesia and Malaysia, the world’s biggest producers of palm oil, have lambasted the European Parliament’s decision to phase…

Repatriation of Rohingya to Rakhine State postponed

THE return of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Rakhine State, Burma (Myanmar) has been delayed amid widespread concerns that a return…

Here are the best signs from Women’s March 2018

IN cities across the globe, women came out in force to have their voices heard on a whole raft of…

Hit the slopes Kim Jong Un style at North Korea’s new ski resort

AS much of the northern hemisphere is still in the throes of winter, anyone heading up to the chilly climes…