ASEAN Countries

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lynn [more…]

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Published 12/02/2018

Filipino workers who were repatriated from Kuwait take part in a dialogue with a Department of Labour official at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, [more…]

Indonesia’s Astra joins in fund raising for Go-Jek

Indonesia’s Astra joins in fund raising for Go-Jek

Published 12/02/2018

A Go-Jek driver rides a motorcycle on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 15, 2017. REUTERS/BeawihartaJAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian conglomerate Astra International said on Monday [more…]

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Published 05/02/2018

A man, whose wife was arrested during an anti-drug operation and has a bout of tuberculosis, coughs outside a window while his daughter plays with [more…]

Philippine senator seeks legislative probe of Duterte’s bank transacti

Philippine senator seeks legislative probe of Duterte’s bank transacti

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) [more…]

Boeing may express interest in Canada fighter jet bid: executive

Boeing may express interest in Canada fighter jet bid: executive

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is seen on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane in Long Beach, California March 14, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoSINGAPORE (Reuters) - [more…]

Tick, tock- calls grow for Thai deputy PM to quit over watch scandal

Tick, tock- calls grow for Thai deputy PM to quit over watch scandal

Published 05/02/2018

REFILE - ADDING DISCLAIMER Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan shields his eyes from the sun and displays a watch he is [more…]

Singtel to spend up to $413 million to nudge up stake in India’s Bhart

Singtel to spend up to $413 million to nudge up stake in India’s Bhart

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Singtel logo is pictured at their head office in Singapore February 11, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File PhotoSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) said [more…]

Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Indonesian police investigate detention of transgender women in Aceh

Published 02/02/2018

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia’s national police chief has ordered an investigation into the detention of 12 transgender women in the province of Aceh, [more…]

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

Published 02/02/2018

Dr. Rolando Enrique Domingo (R), Undersecretary of the Department of Health (DOH), with Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, Director of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), answer questions [more…]