Educators in the Deep South say an end to violent attacks could help improve student test scores, which are among the lowest in the country.
Residents of a Kuala Lumpur apartment complex have begun recycling used cooking oil that used to clog their drains. One day it may power their lights.
The government has moved to debunk rumours that a recent outbreak of avian flu was deliberately triggered.
Kuala Lumpur's new policy, part of an ambitious plan to transform Malaysia into a high-income country, also brings benefits to foreign workers from Nepal and other countries.
In an eight-day mission to North Lombok, Indonesian students from the National University of Singapore show they are serious about helping develop their country.
Site aims to present the true face of Islam and counter perceptions that it condones violent extremism.
Security forces are seeking help from local residents in tracking down top terror suspects in Central Sulawesi.
A Muslim scholar is among those expressing doubt that the prohibition will make women safer.
The new Fiqh council will enable authorities to share knowledge, consult on issues facing Muslims today, and offer regional solutions.
Ludruk meets Facebook when an East Java theatre troupe preserves its traditional art by incorporating modern elements.
Children in Yala learned useful skills for their future while also having fun and a relaxing day at the province's Children's Day festivities.
Many parts of the archipelago are soaked. In a worse-than-usual rainy season, at least nine have died in flooding.
A community centre for high-risk children in the heart of Kuala Lumpur helped a lonely boy get off the streets and chart a path to success.
Having faced communal violence itself, Indonesia is offering Burma expertise, as well as money, to help heal conflict-torn Rakhine state.
Officials and regular citizens call for a comprehensive awareness campaign before proposed new banknotes are put into circulation.
An unusual exhibit in Jakarta promotes products made behind bars, showcasing skills that can help inmates begin a new life while still in prison.
Betong FC used the recent Betong Cup to show off its new stadium and prove to the Thai Football League it is worthy of inclusion.
A scare involving an escaped terrorist – who was later recaptured – has spurred locals to request increased vigilance.
Livelihoods are put on hold as locals hope for drier conditions in the coming weeks.
Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia grapple with a spectrum of extremist ideologies and militant groups.
Members of the Islamic Youth Movement helped provide security during Christmas celebrations in Madiun.
Descendants of people of Portuguese ancestry seek to keep Keroncong alive and pass along its distinctive musical style to the younger generation.
New legislation will enable authorities to seize assets and freeze bank accounts.
Locals call for insurgents to lay down their arms and help build a better quality of life in the Deep South.
Police announce renewed efforts to combat domestic terrorism in Central Sulawesi, where six officers have been killed in the last three months.
Malaysia's decision to no longer let Iranians obtain visas upon landing, combined with international sanctions on Iran's nuclear programme, are having negative economic ripple effects.