• Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
  • Last Update : 09:31 pm
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...

Strong typhoon cuts power, causes flooding...

Strong typhoon batter northern...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 12 2021

More than 11,000 people have been affected by the typhoon, with more than 1,000 still in evacuation...

Covid-19: Highest 592 people die in...

Covid-19: Highest 592 people die in...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 12 2021

Total 19,550 new cases reported during the same period

Fully jabbed tourists to be allowed...

Thailand to resume tourism next...

World

Sun, Sep 12 2021

The scheme is underway on the islands of Samui and Phuket, where about 70% of the local population were...

20 killed in deadly Myanmar unrest as...

20 dead as Myanmar troops, 'self defence'...

South-East Asia

Fri, Sep 10 2021

At least 20 people died during fights between militias and Myanmar's ruling military, a witness and...

Thai device tests for coronavirus in...

Thai device tests for coronavirus in...

South-East Asia

Thu, Sep 9 2021

The test was 95% accurate, said Chadin Kulsing from Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University

Malaysian mothers hail win for equality...

Malaysian mothers win crucial citizenship...

World

Thu, Sep 9 2021

The rules had meant a woman with a foreign spouse who had a child abroad was barred from automatically...

Death toll from Indonesia jail blaze...

Indonesia jail fire toll now 44

South-East Asia

Thu, Sep 9 2021

Built for 38 inmates there were 122, mostly imprisoned for drug-related offences, detained at the time...

Myanmar urged to avoid violence after...

Myanmar urged to avoid violence

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 8 2021

'We strongly condemn the junta's coup and brutality,' said Britain's Ambassador to...

Fire at overcrowded Indonesian prison...

41 dead in packed Indonesian jail...

South-East Asia

Wed, Sep 8 2021

The prison in Tangerang housed more than 2,000 inmates, far more than its 600 people capacity

Myanmar shadow govt calls for revolt...

Myanmar shadow govt calls for...

South-East Asia

Tue, Sep 7 2021

Myanmar's military toppled the elected government of Suu Kyi on February 1, triggering a wave of...

Myanmar junta agrees to Asean call for...

Myanmar junta agrees to Asean call for...

South-East Asia

Mon, Sep 6 2021

Erywan Yusof, proposed the ceasefire in a video conference with Foreign Minister, and the military had...

Komodo dragon declared endangered

Komodo dragon declared endangered

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 5 2021

Rising seas threaten limited habitat of giant Indonesian lizards

Anonymous Myanmar photographer wins...

Anonymous Myanmar lensman wins major...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 5 2021

His photographs portray civilian protesters armed with stones, soldiers firing live bullets and grieving...

Asean envoy to Myanmar calls for 4-month...

Asean envoy to Myanmar calls for 4-month...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 5 2021

Yusof proposed the cease-fire until the end of this year in a videoconference with Myanmar's military-appointed...

Bangladeshi man dies in crane accident...

Bangladeshi dies in Malaysia crane...

South-East Asia

Sun, Sep 5 2021

Twenty-two-year old migrant worker from Faridpur killed in a workplace accident

Asean's Myanmar envoy in talks with...

Asean's Myanmar envoy in talks with...

South-East Asia

Sat, Sep 4 2021

Asean has been trying to end violence in Myanmar and open a dialogue between the military rulers and...

Philippines to lift Covid travel ban...

Philippines to lift travel ban on...

South-East Asia

Sat, Sep 4 2021

Travellers from the 10 countries will have to spend 14 days in quarantine upon arrival

Bangladesh mission in Kuala Lumpur introduces...

BD mission in KL introduces special...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 4 2021

Any expatriate Bangladeshi can call the numbers to avail the services 

Thai protesters hit the streets as PM...

Thai protesters hit the streets

South-East Asia

Sat, Sep 4 2021

This is the third censure motion the government has survived and comes as pro-democracy protesters plan...