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Cambodia defamation ruling raises media freedom concerns

Media watchdogs have voiced concern after a Cambodia-based journalist and blogger was ordered to pay 100 million riel (US$25,000) to a French property developer after he was convicted of defamation...

Xi bolsters Latin America ties with string of lucrative deals

China’s President Xi Jinping wrapped up a four-country tour of Latin America this week after signing a string of lucrative deals, further challenging the United States’ long-running economic dominance in...

Prabowo to challenge Indonesia election result

Former general Prabowo Subianto will challenge the results of Indonesia’s presidential election in the Constitutional Court after his rival Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo was declared the winner yesterday.