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UK invites south-east Asian nations to G7 summit amid Aukus tensions
The alliance between Britain, the US and Australia has divided the region and angered China

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK investigates supplier of NHS PPE over alleged use of forced labour
Malaysia’s Supermax, which has a £316m contract with health service, has been banned from selling in US

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Nov, 2021 @8:56 AM

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Australian foreign minister seeks to allay south-east Asia fears that nuclear submarines will stir up conflict
Marise Payne is visiting four countries in the region, including Malaysia and Indonesia, which have both raised concerns over Aukus deal

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

05, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘It will be found’: search for MH370 continues with experts and amateurs still sleuthing
It is the ‘mystery that must be solved’ – seven-and-a-half years after the Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared with 239 people on board

Tory Shepherd

02, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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How are Australia’s neighbours faring in the Covid pandemic?
Vaccination rates are rising in much of south-east Asia and the Pacific after recent outbreaks, but some of the largest countries are falling behind

Josh Nicholas

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Strangers on a Pier by Tash Aw review – memories of a Malaysian outsider
Aw’s memoir subtly laments the gulf between him and his parents, the present and the past

Abhrajyoti Chakraborty

23, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Labour says PPE orders must not go to Xinjiang firms that use forced workers
Exclusive: Emily Thornberry appeals to Sajid Javid to tackle issue of forced labour in Chinese province

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Aug, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Ismail Sabri Yaakob appointed as Malaysian prime minister
Constitutional monarch names deputy PM in coalition to take over following resignation of Muhyiddin Yassin

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

20, Aug, 2021 @4:20 PM

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The woman on a mission to expose torture in Thailand’s troubled south
Despite the risks, Anchana Heemmina wants justice for victims of the Malay Muslims’ decades-old insurgency – and for herself

Caleb Quinley

17, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Malaysian prime minister resigns but remains interim leader
Muhyiddin Yassin offers resignation to king after months of political instability but elections put on hold

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

16, Aug, 2021 @11:25 AM

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Edge of the World review – swashbuckling white saviour biopic feels out of date
Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays James Brooke, a British adventurer who became the White Rajah of Sarawak, in a film that fails to probe the complexity of its fascinating subject

Phuong Le

14, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Factory workers making goods for the west bear brunt of virus surge in south-east Asia
Migrant labourers tell of being forced to isolate in brutal conditions as Covid wave grips region

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok & Vutha Srey in Phnom Penh

13, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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