Myanmar army deploys troops after fresh protests

YANGON: Myanmar’s junta cut the nation’s internet and deployed extra troops around the country on Monday as fears built of a widespread crackdown on anti-coup protests and defiant demonstrators again took to the streets. The military has steadily escalated efforts

Indonesia deploys fighter jets in disputed waters with China

JAKARTA: Indonesia on Wednesday has deployed fighter jets and warships to protect islands in the area of the contested South China Sea, escalating tensions with Beijing after a diplomatic spat over Chinese vessels “trespassing.” President Joko Widodo also went to