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Indonesia's rapid infrastructure drive takes deadly toll

Endemic corruption, red tape, and mismanagement have left many projects mothballed or neglected for years.

Indonesia police shoot dead 11 petty criminals in Asian Games crackdown

More than 2,000 suspected criminals have been arrested in the past few weeks, says Jakarta police spokesperson.

Vietnam football team wins exhibition tournament after intense draw with Uzbekistan

Vietnam has been crowned the champion at an exhibition tournament to prepare players for the Asian Games.
August 07, 2018 | 11:35 pm GMT+7

Coming, ready or not: thousands pour in for Asian Games

Thousands of athletes are flying in as Indonesia makes final preparations to host the world's second biggest sports event.
August 14, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Football fans blocked as Vietnam kicks off Asian Games campaign

As Vietnam plays its first Asiad 2018 match, millions of fans have been left in the lurch.
August 14, 2018 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnam scores emphatic 3-0 win over Pakistan at Asian Games

Vietnam missed two penalties, yet coasted to a 3-0 win in its first Asiad 2018 match against Pakistan on Tuesday.
August 14, 2018 | 06:08 pm GMT+7

Famous five: Sporting superstars who can light up the Asian Games

As the Asian Games begin this week in Indonesia, here are five global stars who can shine at the continental showpiece.
August 15, 2018 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to go all out in ‘decisive’ match vs Nepal

Vietnam’s football coach has called for maximum effort against Nepal to ensure team enters the next round at Asiad 2018.
August 16, 2018 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam in last 16 with facile 2-0 win over Nepal at Asian Games

Vietnam's U23 team was never threatened as it comfortably won its second Asiad 2018 match against Nepal.
August 16, 2018 | 06:57 pm GMT+7

Choking hazard: air pollution hangs over Asian Games

Indonesia is about to open the Asian Games but its traffic-clogged capital Jakarta remains shrouded in a haze.
August 17, 2018 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Dozens killed in 'shoot first' Asian Games crackdown: Amnesty

A police crackdown on petty crime in the run-up to the Asian Games in Indonesia has claimed dozens of lives.
August 18, 2018 | 08:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam and Japan target top group spot in Asian Games 2018

Ahead of their last group stage match at the Asiad 2018 men’s football tournament, both Vietnam and Japan are confident.
August 18, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Two Koreas march together as Asian Games burst into life

The Asian Games, one of the world's biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour in Jakarta on Saturday.
August 18, 2018 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam women’s football team beats Thailand, in Asiad quarters

Vietnamese women have advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asiad 2018 football competition with 3-2 victory over Thailand.
August 20, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Four Japan athletes booted from Asian Games in prostitute scandal

Four Japanese basketball players have been sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for allegedly paying prostitutes for sex.
August 20, 2018 | 02:17 pm GMT+7
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