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Philippine Nobel winner Ressa calls...

Maria Ressa: Facebook biased against...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Facebook's algorithms prioritise the spread of lies laced with anger and hate over facts., she...

Ressa's Nobel termed 'rebuke' to Duterte,...

Ressa's award a 'rebuke' to

South-East Asia

Sat, Oct 9 2021

The government is in an awkward position, with no comment from President Rodrigo Duterte who call Ressa's...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa...

Maria Ressa dedicates Nobel Prize to...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

She vowed to continue her battle for press freedom

Philippines' Nobel Prize winner Ressa...

Maria Ressa: Nothing is possible without...

World

Fri, Oct 8 2021

Despite having 10 arrest warrants filed against her, Ressa was defiant in her defense for battling for...

No defence witnesses at Suu Kyi incitement...

No defence witnesses at Suu Kyi incitement...

World

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The 76-year-old faces a raft of charges, from sedition to illegally importing walkie-talkies, which could...

Singapore parliament clears 'foreign...

Singapore okays 'foreign interference'...

World

Tue, Oct 5 2021

Campaigners say it is the latest piece of draconian legislation to be rolled out in a city-state where...

Sandbox now open to everyone

Sandbox now open to everyone

South-East Asia

Sun, Oct 3 2021

Vaccinated travellers from 'any country in the world' are now permitted to visit Phuket and its...

Philippines' Duterte says daughter running...

Philippines' Duterte's daughter to run...

South-East Asia

Sun, Oct 3 2021

Duterte said on Saturday he was retiring from politics

Philippines' Duterte says will retire...

Duterte to retire from politics

South-East Asia

Sat, Oct 2 2021

Duterte, who polls show remains almost as popular as when he was swept to victory in 2016, is constitutionally...

Myanmar junta unlikely to grant Asean...

Asean envoy-Suu Kyi meeting...

South-East Asia

Sat, Oct 2 2021

A junta spokesman says it would be "difficult to allow for meetings with those who are facing...

US sends over 8 million Covid vaccines...

US sends 8m Covid vaccines to Bangladesh,...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 2 2021

Bangladesh has already received millions of US vaccine doses, including another 2.5 million sent just...

Seven killed in Indonesia

Seven die in Indonesia landslide

South-East Asia

Fri, Oct 1 2021

Fatal landslides and flash floods are common across Indonesia during the rainy season, which started...

Myanmar currency trade turns to online...

Myanmar currency trade turns to online...

South-East Asia

Fri, Oct 1 2021

The fragility of the financial system was further exposed this week when the kyat currency sank to new...

Myanmar anti-coup resistance drags military...

Myanmar army into bloody stalemate

South-East Asia

Fri, Oct 1 2021

This comes as the military is unable to crush fighters resisting its rule who are themselves not strong...

Myanmar currency drops 60% in weeks...

Myanmar currency drops 60% in

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 29 2021

The World Bank predicted on Monday the country’s economy would slump 18% this year

From mines to Covid: Cambodia dogs train...

Cambodia dogs train to sniff out...

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 29 2021

Cambodia largely avoided a mass outbreak during the pandemic last year, but cases surged from the 20,000...

Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flooded...

Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flooded...

South-East Asia

Tue, Sep 28 2021

Tropical storm Dianmu has caused flooding in 30 provinces, with the kingdom's central region the...

Singapore population sees biggest percentage...

Singapore's population sees biggest...

South-East Asia

Tue, Sep 28 2021

Similar to other developed nations, Singapore has been experiencing a dwindling birth rate and ageing...

N Korea fires missile, accuses US of...

North Korea fires missile

South-East Asia

Tue, Sep 28 2021

The launch came just before North Korea's ambassador to the UN urged US to give up its hostile policy...

Myanmar air strikes reported in battle,...

Myanmar air strikes reported in...

South-East Asia

Mon, Sep 27 2021

The Southeast Asian country has been in crisis since the army seized power on February 1

Myanmar junta blames internet blackouts...

Myanmar junta blames internet blackouts...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 26 2021

The Southeast Asian country has been in chaos since the military toppled Aung San Suu Kyi's government...