Malaysia offers to help fight Australia bushfires

Malaysia has offered to help Australia combat its deadly bushfires, which have killed at least 24 people and a billion animals. Deputy Prime Minister Dr....

Singapore fake news law to face legal challenge 

A Singapore opposition party says it will legally challenge government corrections under the so-called fake news law, which came into effect in October. The Singapore...

Singapore’s economy limps into 2020

Singapore's economy grew by just 0.7 per cent during 2019 as the US-China trade war disrupted the financial hub along with a cyclical global...

U Mobile and StarHub to conduct world’s first 5G SA roaming trials

Malaysia’s U Mobile and Singapore’s StarHub have announced on Monday (Dec 30) that they will be conducting one of the world’s first 5G standalone...

KL and Singapore ranked among world’s most hardworking cities

Two of the top five hardest working cities in the world are in Southeast Asia, according to a report published in August this year. US-based...

“Made in Vietnam” for the wrong reasons

Vietnam may be tapped as clear beneficiary of the ongoing trade war, but it also faces significant headwinds to its export sector. This Southeast Asian...

Indonesian minister calls for probe into 1965 killings

Indonesia says it is looking to establish a "truth and reconciliation" commission to address human rights violations, including the anti-communist massacres of 1965-66.  A commission...

IMF forecasts solid growth amid risks for Myanmar

Myanmar’s economy is thriving but curbed by uncertainty ahead of next year’s general elections and softer private demand, according to the International Monetary Fund...

Indonesia activists demand climate action 

Extinction Rebellion (XR) Indonesia is demanding the government in Jakarta steps up action to tackle the climate crisis.  The grassroots movement, established in July 2019,...

RM 450 million stimulus via e-wallet players in MY

The government is on track to grant up to RM 450 million to citizens between January 15 and March 14, 2020 in its bid...

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Motorcycle taxis banned in the Philippines

Motorcycles that are being used for public transportation in the Philippines will be deemed illegal beginning next week amid the looming end of a...

Facebook sorry for Myanmar translation blunder 

Facebook has apologised after translating Chinese President Xi Jinping's name as “Mr Shithole” during the high-profile visit to Myanmar by the all-powerful leader of...

Indonesia recruits fishermen in South China Sea dispute

Indonesia says it will mobilise fishing crews in the South China Sea to help expel Chinese vessels from Indonesian waters.  President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced:...