Vietnam back on high alert as new virus case confirmed

Vietnam was back on a high alert status over the coronavirus disease, three months after reporting zero local transmission. This came after a 57-year-old man...

Singapore hands out first jail term for terror financing

Singapore has jailed its first suspect for terror financing amid a steady stream of arrests related to support for Islamic extremism. The Singaporean authorities...

Myanmar deaths in custody spark outrage

The deaths in custody of three ethnic Rakhine men in Myanmar and their secret cremation has provoked outrage, as separatist violence in troubled Rakhine State...

Retno hits out at Papua flag protest 

The West Papua flag. Source: Flickr   Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has urged Australia to “immediately investigate and legally process” those displaying the controversial Papuan...

Suu Kyi defends Myanmar’s generals in genocide case

Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has denied that the military acted with “genocidal intent” against the Rohingya in late 2017 in her...

Thailand fails to address rights abuse: HRW

Thailand’s government is failing to restore human rights after five years of military dictatorship, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha...

Thailand’s generals poised to retain power

Thailand’s military party appeared to have won enough seats in the general election for General Prayut Chan-ocha to remain prime minister in an electoral...

Chinese survey ship leaves Vietnam’s waters

A Chinese oil and gas survey ship that has angered Vietnam in the South China Sea has left Vietnamese territory for the time since...

Villagers flee fresh Shan fighting

The Myanmar army remains extremely powerful. Source: Flickr Thousands of civilians have fled their villages in Myanmar’s Shan State after fighting between ethnic minority rebel...

‘Most-wanted’ militant killed

Sparsely populated, mountainous and covered in dense forest, Sulawesi provided a base for Santoso’s militant group. Source: Wikimedia The “most-wanted” Indonesian Islamist has been killed...

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South Korean company, ENPlus Co. Ltd. is inveswting in the Philippines to put up an electric vehicle manufacturing plant registered under PEZA.

Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Plant Soon to Rise in the Philippines

The advent of technology gives rise to the emergence of e-vehicles (EV). A South Korean firm invests ₱5 billion to rise an electric vehicle...
2021 World Travel Awards once again named the Philippines as Asia's Top Beach and Dive destination.

2021 World Travel Awards: Philippines, Asia’s Top Beach and Dive Destination

For the fifth time, the Philippines is once again named "Asia's Leading Beach Destination" in the 2021 World Travel Awards. The country also remained...
Malaysian forest reserves are in the verge of deforestation due to logging, mining, and oil palm plantation.

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