ASEAN Countries

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki signed a deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token on Thursday, with the firm [more…]

No money down the drain for Philippine sanitation workers

No money down the drain for Philippine sanitation workers

Published 18/10/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines sanitation workers unblocking a drain discovered dozens of wallets had been clogging it up, some containing credit cards and IDs, but [more…]

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Published 18/10/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had raided 10 locations, including the home of Lippo Group Deputy Chairman James Riady, as [more…]

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East [more…]

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Published 01/10/2018

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts [more…]

Philippine inventor aims to cut travel times with passenger drone

Philippine inventor aims to cut travel times with passenger drone

Published 26/09/2018

BATANGAS, Philippines (Reuters) - A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport, riding it out [more…]

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Published 24/09/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalized restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that [more…]

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Published 17/09/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte repeated his call on Monday to shut all mines in the country following deadly landslides, hours after his [more…]

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Published 17/09/2018

UCAB, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a [more…]

Malaysia, Singapore to sign agreement to defer rail deal: source

Malaysia, Singapore to sign agreement to defer rail deal: source

Published 05/09/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will sign an agreement with Singapore on Wednesday to defer a planned high-speed rail link between the two countries, a [more…]