ASEAN Countries

Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

Published 22/11/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Superstition and looking for luck are a part of daily life in Thailand. In one temple in central Bangkok, visitors hope to [more…]

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Published 15/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against any attempt to send them back to Myanmar after [more…]

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Bearish bets on most Asian currencies slackened over the last two weeks, a Reuters poll showed, as a plunge in oil prices benefited [more…]

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canada and China will continue to work together towards an “eventual” free trade deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. [more…]

Tearful relatives of Indonesia jet crash victims demand answers

Tearful relatives of Indonesia jet crash victims demand answers

Published 05/11/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Relatives of the victims of an Indonesian jet that crashed into the sea off Jakarta last week killing all 189 on board [more…]

Indonesia deploys divers, ‘pinger locators’ in hunt for doomed…

Indonesia deploys divers, ‘pinger locators’ in hunt for doomed…

Published 30/10/2018

JAVA SEA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian divers resumed a search on Tuesday for an airliner that crashed with 189 people on board, as “pinger locators” [more…]

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…]