ASEAN Countries

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will act in its own [more…]

Thai police arrest student leader over anti-government protest

Thai police arrest student leader over anti-government protest

Published 01/09/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police arrested a student leader on Tuesday as part of a continued crackdown against political activists who helped organize an anti-government [more…]

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will make its own decisions, [more…]

Vietnamese man with five-metre hair says lifelong grow-out is divine calling

Vietnamese man with five-metre hair says lifelong grow-out is divine calling

Published 27/08/2020

DONG HOA, Vietnam (Reuters) - While coronavirus lockdowns caused many men across the world to grow their hair longer than usual, none compare with Vietnam’s [more…]

Malaysia’s Penang halts medical tourists after arrivals from Indonesia

Malaysia’s Penang halts medical tourists after arrivals from Indonesia

Published 17/08/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s northern state of Penang has barred entry by overseas visitors seeking medical treatment until it finalises new health and safety [more…]

Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Myanmar

Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Myanmar

Published 03/08/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least two people and swept through hundreds of houses in northern Thailand, authorities said after tropical storm Sinlaku [more…]

Vietnam says early August ‘decisive’ in containing coronavirus

Vietnam says early August ‘decisive’ in containing coronavirus

Published 03/08/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam is in the midst of a “decisive” fight against the novel coronavirus, its premier said on Monday, focusing on the city [more…]

Vietnam says it has no plans for widespread lockdown

Vietnam says it has no plans for widespread lockdown

Published 03/08/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has no plans for a widespread lockdown and will only put areas considered epicentres under strict quarantine, the government’s spokesperson said [more…]

Vietnam reports 21 new coronavirus infections

Vietnam reports 21 new coronavirus infections

Published 03/08/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam reported 21 more novel coronavirus infections late on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 642. All [more…]