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Posted 06-15-2024 02:23 AM

However, most South Koreans do not appear to believe the current escalations will lead to another conflict on the Korean Peninsula.

Posted 06-15-2024 02:00 AM

Bhutan aims to attract 300,000 tourists annually - an informal maximum set by the country to ensure that tourism does not impact its nature and environment.

Posted 06-14-2024 11:56 PM

The Princess of Wales has undergone preventative chemotherapy since the cancer announcement, and while treatment is ongoing, her improved health means she will be able to appear in public for the first time since last December.

Posted 06-14-2024 10:55 PM

Jam Republic The Agency is a Singapore-based dance talent agency that has worked with well-known artistes worldwide, including Blackpink and Jennifer Lopez. CNA Lifestyle speaks to CEO Nicholas Ong, as well as choreographers Kiel Tutin and Kirsten Dodgen. 

Posted 06-14-2024 10:00 PM

The kingdom’s population may halve before the turn of the century. The programme Insight delves into the reasons, and the possible solutions to a fertility decline that poses unique challenges.

Posted 06-14-2024 10:00 PM

The loss of the top two officials leading the development of Indonesian's new capital city Nusantara has thrown a serious wrench in the works for President Joko Widodo, says ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute’s Yanuar Nugroho.

Posted 06-14-2024 10:00 PM

Observers are calling on the government to tackle xenophobic sentiments against refugees and allow them access to formal education and employment.

Posted 06-14-2024 10:00 PM

"The entire industry will increase (prices). Nobody has that kind of profit ... if the cost is a significant increase, everyone will have to pass it to the consumer," says one travel agency.

Posted 06-14-2024 03:12 PM

The pair are believed to be part of the syndicate responsible for the malware-enabled scams.

Posted 06-14-2024 11:39 AM

Flames were seen raging from the SkyAvenue shopping mall at the Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park. 

Posted 06-14-2024 10:52 AM

Analysts say decisions by Southeast Asian states on whether to attend the summit include factors such as their relationships with major powers such as Russia, China and the United States, as well as the need to bolster food security and to build friendships outside the region.

Posted 06-14-2024 10:01 AM

In an exclusive interview with CNA, Mr Tshering Tobgay says the city will be modern and represent a “new form of urban living”.

Posted 06-14-2024 09:45 AM

Malaysia Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim was widely quoted in local media as having proposed the idea during a joint press conference with his Singapore counterpart Lawrence Wong that was streamed live.

Posted 06-14-2024 09:37 AM

During the first five months of 2024, Cambodian authorities arrested about 10,000 drug-related suspects and seized 4.7 tonnes of illicit drugs. 

Posted 06-14-2024 04:29 AM

Scholarships from some private universities are awarded to students based on the number of followers they have on popular social media platforms.

Posted 06-13-2024 10:00 PM

A representative from a vendor hired by the road transport department is confident about the approaching Oct 1 deadline. But some are concerned that Malaysian authorities have not responded to their queries.

Posted 06-13-2024 10:35 AM

Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has started disciplinary proceedings.

Posted 06-13-2024 09:51 AM

Malaysia national team and Selangor FC winger, Faisal Halim and his family are currently being "kept in a secret hideout".

Posted 06-13-2024 08:40 AM

The drug syndicate in Johor is believed to have processed drugs in rented properties before distributing the items to neighbouring countries. 

Posted 06-13-2024 08:34 AM

The policewoman allegedly doused her husband - a fellow police officer - with gasoline and set him on fire after finding out that he had been gambling away his salary bonus.

Posted 06-13-2024 04:23 AM

The body of six-year old Zayn Rayyan Abdul Matiin was found in December last year, lying near a stream by his Selangor home.

Posted 06-13-2024 03:01 AM

CNA’s Deborah Wong speaks to Regina Ip, convenor of the Executive Council of Hong Kong, about national security measures that have been introduced since the 2019 protests.

Posted 06-13-2024 02:59 AM

Thousands were arrested when violent protests roiled Hong Kong five years ago, with some who have been released from prison finding it difficult to return to society.

Posted 06-13-2024 02:50 AM

On Monday (Jun 10), the managing director of Les’ Copaque Production, the studio behind Upin & Ipin, uploaded a series of images of his team testing out the Upin & Ipin game.

Posted 06-13-2024 02:14 AM

The 55-year-old former counsellor at the Singapore Embassy in Tokyo has returned to Japan for questioning, according to local media reports.

Posted 06-12-2024 10:00 PM

Singapore has talent and technology; Johor has land and infrastructure, say UOB’s Lim Lay Wah and Tay Xiaohan of the planned Special Economic Zone.

Posted 06-12-2024 02:58 PM

“Eventually, at the time when we decide it's appropriate and the election has to be called, people will know,” said Prime Minister Lawrence Wong at the end of his trip to Brunei and Malaysia.

Posted 06-12-2024 11:40 AM

Chinese football fans cleared out Hassan Sunny's family food stall and made online cash contributions after his World Cup qualifier heroics.

Posted 06-12-2024 10:25 AM

Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said that at the start of his term, he wants to focus on building a good relationship with his Malaysian counterpart Anwar Ibrahim.

Posted 06-12-2024 10:23 AM

More than 80 per cent of college students have used artificial intelligence tools in their assignments, according to a survey that had 7,000-plus respondents.

Posted 06-12-2024 09:06 AM

Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Thailand's main opposition Move Forward Party will also be in court to face separate charges.

Posted 06-12-2024 09:01 AM

A coalition of two dozen parties denied Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party a majority for the first time in a decade.

Posted 06-12-2024 06:29 AM

Employees of the Ministry of State-owned Enterprises may apply to work four days a week every fortnight. It is unclear if other government ministries will follow suit.

Posted 06-12-2024 05:26 AM

The 40-year-old made 11 saves in a man-of-the-match display.

Posted 06-12-2024 05:17 AM

Chairman of the opposition coalition Muhyiddin Yassin added that Perikatan Nasional was also planning a petition to challenge the ruling Pakatan Harapan’s victory in the recent Kuala Kubu Bharu by-election.

Posted 06-12-2024 03:58 AM

Jin, the oldest in the band and the first to enlist, emerged from the gates of his army base in South Korea's northern Yeoncheon county early Wednesday, where he was met by bandmates J-hope, V, RM, Jungkook and Jimin.

Posted 06-11-2024 11:18 PM

The Scarborough Shoal risks boiling over into a full-blown conflict between China and the Philippines.

Posted 06-11-2024 12:38 PM

In his first overseas trip since taking office, Prime Minister Lawrence Wong also thanked Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah for his longstanding support for the Singapore Armed Forces training in Brunei.

Posted 06-11-2024 09:50 AM

A Facebook user had promised payment to two mothers if they sent nude photos over. But after the women did so, the user demanded they record and send over videos of themselves sexually abusing their children, or else the nudes would be circulated on social media.

Posted 06-11-2024 09:09 AM

Southeast Asia was most vulnerable to the simultaneous occurrence of three types of weather patterns, which worsened the effects of fine particulate matter pollution.

Posted 06-11-2024 06:32 AM

The prime minister added that savings from the rationalisation of subsidies of the fuel for certain groups, which began on Jun 10, would be chanelled towards initiatives to help lower and middle-income Malaysians. 

Posted 06-11-2024 06:32 AM

The prime minister added that savings from the rationalisation of subsidies of the fuel for certain groups, which began on Jun 10, would be channelled towards initiatives to help lower- and middle-income Malaysians. 

Posted 06-10-2024 10:00 PM

As TSMC and Foxconn expand their footprints across the world, other players will need to follow, says Tim Culpan for Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted 06-10-2024 11:47 AM

Gavin Lee - also head coach of Singapore Premier League side BG Tampines Rovers - was appointed by head coach Tsutomu Ogura to lead the team for the match.

Posted 06-10-2024 10:41 AM

Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim also spoke out against claims that he was involved in an incident in which a member of his security personnel allegedly punched a deaf ride-hailing driver.  

Posted 06-10-2024 10:41 AM

Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim also spoke out against claims that he was involved in an incident in which a member of his security personnel allegedly punched a deaf ride-hailing driver.  

Posted 06-10-2024 09:34 AM

The price of diesel in Peninsular Malaysia is now up by over 50 per cent as the country moves away from blanket subsidies. 

Posted 06-10-2024 06:29 AM

Apart from East Java, several public figures in West Java have also expressed their readiness to accept refugees from Gaza and place them in Islamic boarding schools.

Posted 06-09-2024 10:41 AM

The retail price of diesel fuel will rise to RM3.35 per litre starting at midnight at all petrol stations across Peninsular Malaysia.

Posted 06-09-2024 07:32 AM

Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled outright for the past decade but failed to repeat its previous two landslide wins this time around.

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