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Posted 10-20-2021 05:38 AM

There were also complaints of spam emails from an account appeared to belong to MySejahtera. 

Posted 10-20-2021 12:33 AM

North Korea said it successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile from a submarine on Tuesday, state news agency KCNA reported Wednesday.

Posted 10-19-2021 06:04 PM

ASEAN denies Senior General Min Aung Hlaing's from gaining recognition at the grouping's high table. The question here is how long ASEAN can stay the course, says a researcher.

Posted 10-18-2021 09:30 PM

A father in Pakistan is suspected of killing his two daughters and their four children by setting their house ablaze because one of the women married against his wishes, police said.

Posted 10-18-2021 06:06 PM

Beyond the Taliban regime to its northwest, India grapples with a nuclear-armed, terrorism-supporting state to its west and a rival superpower to its northeast, says Shashi Tharoor.

Posted 10-18-2021 09:29 AM

At least 22 people have been killed and two remain missing after heavy rain triggered floods and landslides in southern India.

Posted 10-17-2021 06:14 PM

Subtitling becomes more complicated when cultural factors come into play, because many culture-specific words and concepts are difficult to translate, says a linguistics researcher.

Posted 10-16-2021 07:56 PM

Posted 10-16-2021 07:20 PM

Seocheon’s Taxi of Hope programme has been so successful that it will soon spread to other counties, helping revolutionise public transportation in rural South Korea.

Posted 10-16-2021 06:00 PM

Efforts to boost Japan’s low fertility rate will not solve near term labour shortages and other pressing burdens without embracing a new mindset, says a professor.

Posted 10-16-2021 06:00 PM

Thailand's Mental Health Department expects suicide rates to increase as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and encourages the public to seek mental health support when they need it.

Posted 10-16-2021 12:39 AM

Taiwan's Defense Minister, former general Chiu Kuo-cheng, stood in front of the island's legislature last week and made a dire prediction -- by 2025, China will be able to mount a "full-scale" invasion of Taiwan.

Posted 10-15-2021 06:00 PM

Governments in Southeast Asia need a more agile and flexible mindset to stay ahead of the game, says the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute director.

Posted 10-14-2021 11:00 PM

China has stepped up pressure on Taiwan in recent weeks, flying dozens of warplanes near the self-ruled island in a show of strength that has put the entire region on edge.

Posted 10-14-2021 05:53 AM

The bipartisan group said that other countries have already moved far ahead in the implementation of such policies and Malaysia should also look into the issue.

Posted 10-14-2021 02:04 AM

The Taliban are the most unlikely of populists: brutal, myopic, the epitome of intolerance.

Posted 10-13-2021 06:04 PM

As China becomes less attractive a manufacturing hub, other countries in the region stand to gain, says economist Keun Lee.

Posted 10-13-2021 06:03 PM

The coming UN climate conference COP26 can make carbon offsets good for the climate and communities, argue Nick Nuttall and Edgar Hertwich.

Posted 10-13-2021 11:14 AM

Visitors from China, India, Japan and South Korea are among those who will be allowed to enter the two provinces after months of shutdown.

Posted 10-13-2021 05:45 AM

China's increased military activity in the Taiwan Strait may have grabbed all the headlines in recent weeks, but thousands of miles to the west, another simmering territorial dispute on the country's borders looks more likely to boil over first.

Posted 10-12-2021 06:06 PM

China has been cracking down on coal in its bid to decarbonise but coal still generates around two-thirds of its electricity so when a hotter than usual summer came around, things took a turn, says an economics professor.

Posted 10-12-2021 06:05 PM

North Korea claims to have zero cases and has rejected COVAX vaccines, but recent missile tests signal it wants to negotiate, says an Asia studies professor.

Posted 10-12-2021 06:02 PM

Pengasas Farm Fresh, Loi Tuan Ee, bermula dengan 60 ekor lembu tenusu sedekad lalu. Hari ini, syarikatnya mempunyai 6,000 ekor lembu tenusu.  

Posted 10-11-2021 09:09 PM

At least five Indian soldiers and two militants were killed on Monday in a series of gun battles in Indian Kashmir, where security forces have stepped up operations after several civilian killings last week, officials said.

Posted 10-11-2021 06:09 PM

Southeast Asia remains mostly closed to non-essential international travel, unlike in Europe or North America, but this should change, says an observer.

Posted 10-11-2021 06:04 PM

High-level US-China talks are welcome developments, but many more steps are needed to erect the scaffolding for responsible competition, says a researcher.

Posted 10-11-2021 10:39 AM

There are at least 10 countries on the list, including Singapore, China and the United States, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Posted 10-11-2021 06:29 AM

From Oct 14, travellers from 18 countries will be allowed to enter Bali and Riau Islands. Singapore has not been included in the list.

Posted 10-09-2021 07:50 PM

Posted 10-09-2021 06:15 PM

Over 101,000 have lost their parents, while more families have fallen into dire straits – making children even more vulnerable to trafficking. They tell Insight about their pain and predicament.

Posted 10-09-2021 06:00 PM

Squid Game features characters mired in debt and misery and provides a sharp critique of the socioeconomic inequality that plagues the lives of many in South Korea, says a Korean studies lecturer.

Posted 10-08-2021 06:00 PM

Farm Fresh founder Loi Tuan Ee started with 60 milk cows a decade ago. Today, he has 6,000 of them.

Posted 10-08-2021 05:16 AM

Ressa and Dmitry Muratov of Russia were honoured for their "courageous fight for freedom of expression".

Posted 10-08-2021 04:43 AM

If you're planning a trip to Japan, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Posted 10-07-2021 06:00 PM

Some think China is too reliant on Western technology, or that the recent regulatory clampdown will hurt its Big Tech firms. But the likely prospect for those platform giants is much brighter, says economist Zhang Jun.

Posted 10-07-2021 11:24 AM

Videos have gone viral on social media of customers sitting on drenched chairs, taking mouthfuls of food as long-tail boats buzz by, then moving out of the way as waves hit.

Posted 10-07-2021 09:49 AM

At least 20 people were killed and nearly 200 injured after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan in the early hours of Thursday, according to welfare organization the Edhi Foundation.

Posted 10-06-2021 05:46 AM

While Taiwan keeps calm amid China’s largest air incursions, Beijing is keeping its eye on the long game towards unification, says a lecturer.

Posted 10-06-2021 01:48 AM

The only son of late Philippines' dictator Ferdinand Marcos said on Tuesday he will stand for President next year, becoming the fourth candidate to announce their intention to succeed 76-year-old incumbent Rodrigo Duterte.

Posted 10-05-2021 06:06 PM

Malaysia’s new target is more ambitious than any set by a Southeast Asian country so far. But the qualifier is achievement by 2050 "at the earliest", says a climate researcher.

Posted 10-05-2021 06:05 PM

The Korean drama's brutal adaptation of children’s games provides an evocative metaphor for socio-economic inequality, says a lecturer.

Posted 10-05-2021 01:26 AM

Four assemblymen withdrew their support for Chief Minister Sulaiman Md Ali on Monday. 

Posted 10-05-2021 12:15 AM

Singapore's Parliament has approved a law giving broad powers to the government to deal with foreign interference -- sparking concern from the opposition and experts about its wide scope and limits on judicial review.

Posted 10-04-2021 07:13 AM

Mr Lee also gave his best wishes to Mr Yoshihide Suga, who stepped down as Japan's prime minister in September. 

Posted 10-04-2021 04:23 AM

Japan's Fumio Kishida took office as the country's new Prime Minister on Monday, tasked with leading the world's third-largest economy out of the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted 10-03-2021 06:05 PM

The tiny Himalayan nation overcame logistical challenges and vaccine hesitancy with solidarity and science-based policies, say two UK researchers.

Posted 10-03-2021 06:02 PM

A new online startup in Thailand wants to make clothing repair easy and stylish in order to make the fashion industry more sustainable.

Posted 10-03-2021 06:57 AM

Posted 10-02-2021 06:15 PM

Between 1986 and 1991, 10 women were murdered in a rural area south of Seoul. With public pressure to find the killer, the police arrested a young welder who then spent two decades in jail — even after the real killer struck again.

Posted 10-02-2021 06:01 PM

Kim Yo Jong has been a constant presence in her brother’s shadow but as her profile grows, there are signs that she could be the heir apparent, says an observer.

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