Fights broke out in Melbourne, where a pro-Beijing demonstrator attacked an ABC reporter. Confrontations between the groups also took place at rallies in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.
New Zealand has in the past decade endured a housing affordability crisis, driven by low interest rates, limited stock and purchases by wealthy immigrants.
Boris Kunsevitsky, 52, preyed on children in the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia from the early 2000s to his eventual arrest in 2017, records from the Supreme Court of Victoria show.
Steer clear of the salty ramen in Japan; metal band takes a stand on Indonesian palm oil
Anger at plans to ban triple talaq divorce practice in India; fans of South Korean star trigger security concerns in Thailand; and give this airline a miss if you prefer not bleeding from your ears
US, EU rally behind Cambodian opposition leader released from jail as nuns in India protest abuse in the clergy
Cop killers in the Philippines and a high-flying PM’s son in Cambodia
Meanwhile, Pakistan protests after Dutch contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed; Japan takes down misleading Fukushima statue.
Beijing’s investment in Cambodia has been key to the country’s development, but some argue its domination is creating a quasi-colony and if ruler Hun Sen swings more towards Washington, it would benefit the people.
Trump and Kim’s Singapore summit was a hit with 40,000 cyberattackers – mostly from Russia; Philippine court hears the case for gay marriage.
A former hitman threatens to return to Malaysia and reveal details of a murder that dogged ex-leader Najib’s presidency
Censorship prompts walkout at Phnom Penh Post; Koreans recreate Kim-Moon handshake.
America’s military might means it remains the most powerful force in Asia – for now, but nervousness over the US president’s policies will speed China’s rise to the top spot, finds Lowy Institute in its first Asia Power Index.
Human trafficking activists had been campaigning against the notorious sex ads website for years. Then a real estate company chanced upon a child-sex ring in the Philippines ...
Making a killing: Indonesia’s bootleg booze king and American assassins in Philippines
A British chef criticising Malaysian-born contestant Zaleha Kadir Olpin about her rendang rankled for its overtones of neo-colonialism. But it also begs the question: is a UK television programme the right place to look for authenticity?
Malaysian university encourages students to consider ways to ‘convert’ gay people, triggering suicide scare; Philippine resort island Boracay closes down.
She might not have known it, but the Chinese news reporter who became the toast of the internet by rolling her eyes at a rival was channelling hundreds, if not thousands, of years of drama and performance.
Indian media slammed over coverage of Bollywood actress Sridevi’s death; Indonesian police seize yacht linked to 1MDB and Hong Kong businessman