Elections

Indonesian presidential candidates spar over corruption

Jan 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has accused his election rival of allowing corrupt candidates on his legislative ticket and failing to include women in senior positions

Indonesia gains majority ownership of giant Freeport mine

Dec 21, 2018

Indonesia finalizes the transfer of majority control over a giant gold and copper mine from Freeport-McMoRan in a long-awaited deal that boosts the president's re-election campaign

Malaysian ex-PM slapped with new charge over 1MDB scandal

Dec 12, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with tampering with the final audit report into a defunct state investment fund, adding to a long list of corruption allegations against him since his ouster in May elections

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

Nov 5, 2018

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China trade dispute

Mattis: Afghan attack will not shake US commitment

Oct 19, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the killing of a powerful police chief in southern Afghanistan just two days before national elections is unlikely to fundamentally weaken the security situation

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft

Oct 18, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has detained former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a case linked to misappropriation of funds in a welfare group

Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

Oct 15, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated

Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

The Latest: Malaysia's PM-in-waiting wins landslide victory

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian PM campaigns for successor and former foe Anwar

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is campaigning for his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim, urging voters to support his return to active politics

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