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Bangkok to choose governor as national election looms

The poll comes as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha fights to hold his ruling coalition together until a general election in 12 months

Grenade attack wounds nine at Philippine polling station

There had been 16 "validated election-related incidents" since January 9, including four shootings and a "slight illegal detention"

As living costs surge, climate change takes a backseat in elections

As COVID-19 has worsened economic and social inequalities, jobs and livelihoods have dominated election campaigns

Ramos-Horta wins East Timor presidential election

Ramos-Horta was awarded a Nobel prize for peace in 1996 for his efforts in facilitating conflict resolution in the country

East Timor heads to polls to pick next president

East Timor's citizens head to the polls on Tuesday to choose either a Nobel laureate or a former guerrilla fighter as their next leader

Caritas PNG launches awareness program for country’s national elections

“There is much to be done to ensure and avoid any physical confrontation this election period,” said the Italian priest Giorgio Licini

Christian Churches urge faithful to participate in Sarawak state election

The election in Malaysia's Sarawak state “could develop a route toward greater Sarawak autonomy” in the country

‘It is a circus’: Philippine election season kicks off

Election campaigns in the famously chaotic democracy are normally raucous and star-studded

Fewer independents vie for Vietnam’s Communist Party-dominated assembly

Some 92 percent of candidates standing for the 500-seat National Assembly are party members

Military threats, coup fears overshadow Myanmar parliament opening

Religious and political leaders have urged sides to resolve dispute peacefully

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