• Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
  • Last Update : 12:02 am
Massive exodus from Myanmar town near...

Thousands flee Myanmar town near...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

About 10,000 people normally live in Thantlang in Chin State, but most had left to seek shelter in surrounding...

Shots in the dark: China ships Covid...

China sends Covid aid to Myanmar...

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

With widespread distrust keeping many away from healthcare in junta-controlled territory, analysts say...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi goes on trial for...

Suu Kyi goes on trial for...

South-East Asia

Tue, Sep 21 2021

She will face a new trial on corruption charges next month

Scientists transform fruit leftovers...

Scientists transform fruit leftovers...

South-East Asia

Mon, Sep 20 2021

The researchers say using waste materials and yeast for the antimicrobial bandages is more cost effective...

Indonesian militant leader killed in...

Indonesian militant leader killed in...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 19 2021

A joint operation by military and police personnel killed Ali Kalora in a shootout at a village on Sulawesi...

Malaysia's Najib may seek re-election...

Malaysia’s Najib seeking...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 19 2021

He was previously found guilty of corruption last year and sentenced to 12 years in jail over one of...

Junta: Myanmar military convoy hit by...

Military convoy hit by bomb near...

World

Sun, Sep 19 2021

Conflict has also intensified in the Sagaing and Magway regions, where locals this week accused the military...

Indonesia may reopen to tourists from...

Indonesia may reopen to tourists in...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 19 2021

The Southeast Asian country has seen a sharp slide in Covid cases

Singapore plans to improve worker dormitories...

Singapore to improve worker dormitories...

World

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Singapore sealed off the sprawling housing blocks for several months last year to ring-fence the surge...

Vietnam approves Abdala Covid vaccine...

Vietnam approves Cuba’s Abdala Covid...

South-East Asia

Sat, Sep 18 2021

It becomes the eighth Covid vaccine approved for use in Vietnam, which has one of the lowest vaccination...

Four Bangladeshis among five charged...

4 Bangladeshis charged in Malaysia for...

South-East Asia

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Upon conviction, they may face death penalty or life imprisonment and if not sentenced to death, may...

Myanmar junta to put Suu Kyi on trial...

Myanmar junta to put Suu Kyi on trial...

South-East Asia

Fri, Sep 17 2021

The 76-year-old Nobel laureate is currently on trial for flouting coronavirus restrictions during polls...

Philippines refuses to work with ICC...

Philippines refuses to work with ICC...

South-East Asia

Thu, Sep 16 2021

ICC prosecutors to be denied entry to Philippines

Duterte not to cooperate with ICC's...

Duterte against drug war probe

World

Thu, Sep 16 2021

Duterte pulled Manila out of the Hague-based court after it launched a preliminary probe, but the ICC...

Indonesia in talks with WHO to become...

Indonesia trying to become global vaccine...

South-East Asia

Thu, Sep 16 2021

Indonesia would use its leadership of the G-20 group of countries starting in December to promote global...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters attack...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters attack...

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 15 2021

New spate of attacks came after the self-proclaimed ‘National Unity Government’ urged citizens...

Norway's Telenor says Myanmar unit sale...

Telenor's Myanmar unit sold for junta...

World

Wed, Sep 15 2021

Telenor announced in July it would sell its Myanmar unit to Lebanese investment firm M1 Group for $105...

Malaysia holiday hotspot readies for...

Malaysia holiday hotspot readies for...

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 15 2021

Langkawi, in Malacca Strait, will reopen to fully vaccinated travellers on Thursday

Myanmar's Suu Kyi returns to court but...

Suu Kyi returns to court but still 'somewhat...

South-East Asia

Tue, Sep 14 2021

Suu Kyi is charged with a litany of offences, including breaking coronavirus protocols, illegally possessing...

Testing times: Borneo orangutans get...

Testing times: Borneo orangutans get...

South-East Asia

Mon, Sep 13 2021

They were the first virus tests on orangutans in the Southeast Asian country

Myanmar's Suu Kyi dizzy and drowsy,...

Suu Kyi skips court over dizziness

South-East Asia

Mon, Sep 13 2021

She is on trial over charges including, accepting bribes, breaches of Official Secrets Act, illegal possession...