12 killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Twelve people were killed and dozens missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday.

Malaysia charges former PM Najib with abuse of power, money laundering

Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with abuse of power and money ...

Death toll in Malaysia tainted alcohol scandal hits 21

A total of 21 people, mostly foreign workers, have now died from drinking tainted alcohol in ...
September 20, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines: army

The Abu Sayyaf has been known to behead hostages unless ransom payments are made.
September 17, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Laos launches website to promote, preserve traditional food and farming

Restaurateurs and entrepreneurs can now tap into Laos’ food and farming culture through a website ...
September 08, 2018 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Malaysian PM to scrap China-backed $22 bn projects

PM Mahathir Mohamad confirmed $22 billion from three China-backed projects will be cancelled since ...
August 21, 2018 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Singapore's architectural history under threat from redevelopment frenzy

Singapore Heritage Society said more needed to be done to preserve brutalist blocks built as part ...
August 21, 2018 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Some grumbles over tickets, transport as Indonesia works on fixes

Some spectators had complaints ranging from problems with the ticketing systems to transport ...
August 21, 2018 | 08:58 am 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 ...
August 20, 2018 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Thailand to ban imports of high-tech trash, plastic waste

Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an official said on ...
August 16, 2018 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

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 ...
July 17, 2018 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

Despite crackdown, people-smuggling across Thai-Myanmar border has risen

Migrants from Myanmar often do work Thais shun in sectors such as construction, agriculture and ...
May 12, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Cash and chemicals: for Laos, Chinese banana boom a blessing and curse

Chinese-driven banana boom has left few locals untouched, but not everyone is smiling.
May 12, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Philippine police 'reload', rejoin drug war

Filipino authorities resumes the war on drug with a more sophisticated campaign than the last which ...
March 06, 2017 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourist boat

The cause of the fire was thought to be a short circuit on a power generator, according to local ...
January 01, 2017 | 06:13 pm GMT+7
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