Australian nurse sent back to jail

An Australian nurse and surrogacy dealer Tammy Davis-Charles was sent back to Prey Sar, one of the country's most overcrowded prisons, after her court...

Philippine internet among world’s worst: study

The Philippines’ many mountainous islands are not easily brought online. Source: Wikimedia Philippine mobile internet speeds are some of the worst in the world in...

BioNTech to put up manufacturing site in Singapore

Biopharmaceutical New Technologies or BioNTech has chosen Singapore to expand its manufacturing roots in Southeast Asia. The Nasdaq-listed immunotherapy firm on May 10 said it...

EU urged to shelve Vietnam trade deal

The European Parliament and Council have been urged by Human Rights Watch (HRW) to postpone the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)...

Philippines accused of crushing free speech

The head of Philippine news website Rappler, which has criticised President Rodrigo Duterte, has been freed on bail a day after her controversial arrest...

Philippine media trial begins of Duterte critic

In the Philippines, Rappler editor Maria Ressa's libel trial has opened in a case seen as retaliation for reports on President Rodrigo Duterte. The 55-year-old...

Silicon Valley investors set up in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh’s tech sector is attracting global attention. Source: Wikimedia Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups is starting a US$10-million fund for Vietnam to back...

Indonesia busts Instagram ‘baby sales’

The authorities in Surabaya (pictured), Indonesia's second-largest city, say they have broken up an operation selling babies on Instagram under the guise of an...

No Zika link to Brazil: govt

Bedok in Singapore is one of the Zika hotspots. Source: Wikimedia The Zika virus that sparked the recent outbreak in Singapore was not imported from...

Singapore promised driverless taxis by 2017

Smaller 2getthere driverless pods at work in Abu Dhabi. Source: YouTube Driverless pods providing seamless door-to-door connectivity should be available in Singapore by the end...

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