Regional Round-up Podcast: Malaysia's stand on Ukraine crisis as Russian oil tanker approaches its shores

The Linda was heading towards the Malaysian port and was scheduled to arrive at the weekend. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM MARINETRAFFIC.COM

Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia's top news developments in this weekly podcast.

Dr Oh Ei Sun, Senior Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs stands in for The Straits Times' regional correspondent Leslie Lopez who is on leave, and he chats with Money FM 89.3's Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish.

Highlights (click/tap above):

00:54 Russian oil tanker, hit by US sanctions, heading to Malaysia, is putting the country in a bind amid Ukraine-Russia crisis

02:25 Implications of Myanmar soldiers taking 80 children as hostages, violating international law

03:59 Three different parties in Indonesia proposing President Jokowi to serve beyond the expiration of his term in 2024

06:27 Philippines will be under Alert Level 1 as the country shifts to 'new normal' 

Produced by: Leslie Lopez (, The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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