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Can Indonesia's Muslim leaders help combat climate change?
The country's top Muslim representatives had a meeting to discuss ways to raise awareness about global warming and develop climate solutions linked to Islamic teachings
Myanmar to import Russian oil: military
The Southeast Asian country has maintained friendly ties with Russia, even as both remain under a raft of sanctions from Western countries
Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: minister
Despite the government's pleas against getting high, cannabis businesses with special smoking rooms have been a hit with locals and visitors
UN special envoy to visit Myanmar
The rare visit comes amid domestic political turmoil and fraying ties between Myanmar and its Southeast Asian neighbour
Mulan triggers flood at Thai-Myanmar border towns
The flood water, which had mostly receded on Sunday, inundated more than 2,000 households amid the tropical depression
Myanmar activists say detained Japanese attended protest
The activists and Myanmar media reports have identified the Japanese man as Toru Kubota
Not the time for Rajapaksa to return, Sri Lanka President says
Rajapaksa, after facing calls to resign over his handling of the country, fled on Jul 13 and stepped down from his position
Myanmar junta executes 4 democracy activists
The four men had been accused of helping militias to fight the army that seized power in a coup last year
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