BP to expand in Indonesia 

Oil giant BP is hoping to open around 350 petrol stations and convenience stores in Indonesia over the next decade, teaming up with Indonesian...

Papuan mob kills 292 crocodiles

Several hundred villagers have killed 292 crocodiles at a breeding ground in Indonesia's impoverished West Papua province in retaliation for the death of a...

Canada to retrieve trash from Philippines

Canada has backed down in its dispute with the Philippines, agreeing to take back tonnes of waste shipped to Manila in 103 sea containers.  The...

Pangolin critically endangered, wildlife watchdog warns

Shy, scaly and highly elusive, pangolins exist primarily in Asia and Africa. Today, they are also currently the most heavily trafficked mammal in the...
The Vietnamese government is hoping for a better outlook in 2022 for its food and beverage industry as the pandemic crippled its economy.

Food and Beverage Industry: Vietnam Sees Better Outlook in 2022

Vietnam expects a better outlook for its food and beverage industry in 2022, stimulated by new swings in consumption. According to the Deloitte survey, consumer...

Typhoon Melor batters Philippines

Melor kills 4 in Philippines.  Source: Wikimedia  Typhoon Nona, as it is known in the Philippines or Melor internationally, has killed at least four people...

Envoys plan Rakhine visit

Poverty grips much of Rakhine State. Source: Flickr Senior US, Chinese, British and other EU diplomats are due to visit the north of Myanmar's unstable...

Time for a palm-oil rethink 

Malaysia and Indonesia’s trade ministers have said they will “discuss and coordinate” palm oil export issues, including organising a joint mission to the EU.  But...

Reef naming angers Manila 

The Philippines has complained about China's move to name undersea features on Manila's continental shelf amid fears Beijing may be claiming more maritime territory. President...

Malaysia chokes on plastic junk 

The US, Japan and the UK are the three biggest plastic waste exporters to Malaysia, accounting for 53 per cent of the 754,000 tonnes...

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Philippine Air Force pilots are in Brunei to master the flying of the Blackhawk helicopter.

Philippine Air Force Pilots Undertake Blackhawk Helicopter Training in Brunei

Better be ready than sorry. The Philippine Air Force pilots are currently on rigorous flight training in Brunei. The exercise will enhance their skills...
More people are becoming victims to Cambodia human trafficking as they become enticed in promised jobs with high salaries.

Cambodia Human Trafficking: Job Recruitment Serves as Front to Lure Victims

Several people worldwide lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Due to this, there are also a lot of unscrupulous people who take advantage...
Three bottlenose dolphins were released back into their natural habitat after rescuing and nurturing them from a resort hotel that bought them for entertainment purposes.

Indonesian Sanctuary Releases Saved Bottlenose Dolphins from Captivity

An Indonesian sanctuary released three bottlenose dolphins after rescuing them in 2019 from captivity in a resort hotel. Johnny, Rocky and Rambo swim into...