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Queues at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport depict Indonesians’ thirst for travel

An airport official is hopeful for even more arrivals; as long as health protocols are observed, of course. 

Islamophobia vs Cartoon: Indonesian children’s show ‘Nussa’ accused of promoting Taliban rule

Remember the popular children’s cartoon Nussa, which drew some controversy earlier this year due to allegations of...

Islamophobia vs Cartoon: Indonesian children’s show ‘Nussa’ accused of promoting Taliban rule

Sabah businesswoman pays the price after lashing out at police on camera

She had to surrender her clothes, phone, car keys, and more.

Sabah businesswoman pays the price after lashing out at police on camera

Claws out: Animal groups check on House of Seafood’s crabby walk stunt

No crabs were harmed, apparently.

Claws out: Animal groups check on House of Seafood’s crabby walk stunt

Hong Kong to shorten quarantine for fully vaccinated residents to 7 days

The relaxation is a welcome relief for those who have longed complained about the strict policy.

Hong Kong to shorten quarantine for fully vaccinated residents to 7 days

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Bali’s best: Mandapa and The Legian chosen among Tripadvisor’s top hotels in Asia

Bali’s best: Mandapa and The Legian chosen among Tripadvisor’s top hotels in Asia

Two hotels located in Bali are in the top three in a list of the best hotels in all of Asia.

Queues at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport depict Indonesians’ thirst for travel

Queues at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport depict Indonesians’ thirst for travel

An airport official is hopeful for even more arrivals; as long as health protocols are observed, of course. 

Jabs for everyone (eligible): all adults in Bali can now get their COVID-19 vaccine

Jabs for everyone (eligible): all adults in Bali can now get their COVID-19 vaccine

The province is ramping up its daily vaccination quota and speeding up its drive.

Nip/Tuck/Beach: Indonesia eyes Bali as cosmetic procedures hub

Nip/Tuck/Beach: Indonesia eyes Bali as cosmetic procedures hub

The Indonesian Health Ministry’s plan to turn Bali into a medical tourism destination may see it tap into the field of cosmetics, an official said during a visit to the island.

Officials warn of high tides in southern Bali tomorrow

Officials warn of high tides in southern Bali tomorrow

Surfers, please heed the warning. This is not a challenge.

Warning: Skateboarding against Thailand’s government could be hazardous

Warning: Skateboarding against Thailand’s government could be hazardous

Which is more dangerous: Selling a skateboard without a warning label or criticizing the government? In lieu of a definitive answer, skateboard sellers throughout the realm are...

Sleep means death for Thai students in new Netflix thriller ‘Deep’

Sleep means death for Thai students in new Netflix thriller ‘Deep’

Netflix’s next Thai-language original show is a mystery thriller collab between students and studio veterans that hits the streams next month. A showcase of young talents with a...

Bangkok Pride: Meet LGBTQ+ who lead the way for equality in Thailand

Bangkok Pride: Meet LGBTQ+ who lead the way for equality in Thailand

Thailand is widely viewed as an LGBTQ+-friendly nation. But there are very real challenges for the LGBTQ+ community beneath the surface. Official support has been mixed, with the...

Soi Suan Phlu welcomes coffee roaster ‘Smokey Cat’ and its boutique beans

Soi Suan Phlu welcomes coffee roaster ‘Smokey Cat’ and its boutique beans

Sathorn neighborhood recently has welcomed a new joint bringing boutique beans to Soi Suan Phlu. Occupying an enviable corner unit near the Somerset Park on Soi Suan Phlu,...

Bangkok film buffs rejoice over new ‘Doc Club & Pub’

Bangkok film buffs rejoice over new ‘Doc Club & Pub’

Three months after the curtains fell on alt-cinema Bangkok Screening Room, the venue’s new tenant is nearly ready to open its doors to film buffs.  Documentary Club on Thursday...

Apple Daily pulls plug on English web edition as paper faces imminent closure

Apple Daily pulls plug on English web edition as paper faces imminent closure

The paper could shut down altogether if authorities do not unfreeze their funds soon.

Man arrested after police receive tip about protest banner airing on laundry rack

Man arrested after police receive tip about protest banner airing on laundry rack

The banner had an illegal slogan that connotes Hong Kong independence under the security law.

Hong Kong to shorten quarantine for fully vaccinated residents to 7 days

Hong Kong to shorten quarantine for fully vaccinated residents to 7 days

The relaxation is a welcome relief for those who have longed complained about the strict policy.

Riding ’round town: Baby boar takes MTR at Quarry Bay, changes to cross-harbor train

Riding ’round town: Baby boar takes MTR at Quarry Bay, changes to cross-harbor train

The plucky piglet made its way across the harbor via MTR.

Hong Kong bottled water with motivational quotes yanked off shelves for ‘sensitive’ slogans

Hong Kong bottled water with motivational quotes yanked off shelves for ‘sensitive’ slogans

Staff received an order to "immediately" remove the bottles from supermarket shelves.

Deceased COVID-19 victim left in front of his house in Jakarta due to long burial queue

Deceased COVID-19 victim left in front of his house in Jakarta due to long burial queue

The body of a man who died after getting infected with the coronavirus was left lying for 14 hours in front of his house in North Jakarta’s Sunter Agung area, illustrating the...

Ruckus in Madura-Surabaya border amid widespread refusal against testing

Ruckus in Madura-Surabaya border amid widespread refusal against testing

A group of motorcyclists reportedly attacked a swab test facility in Surabaya, East Java this morning following widespread refusal against testing from travelers coming from...

Steven & Coconuttreez frontman and reggae star Tepeng passes away

Steven & Coconuttreez frontman and reggae star Tepeng passes away

Steven Nugraha Kaligis AKA Tepeng, the vocalist of reggae band Steven & Coconuttreez, passed away this morning. He was 46 years old.

No, you don’t have to be vaccinated to apply for a driver’s license in Indonesia

No, you don’t have to be vaccinated to apply for a driver’s license in Indonesia

While it would be great if more people were vaccinated against COVID-19, Indonesia, in theory, isn’t forcing anyone to get the jab. As such, rumors that the unvaccinated would...

Islamophobia vs Cartoon: Indonesian children’s show ‘Nussa’ accused of promoting Taliban rule

Islamophobia vs Cartoon: Indonesian children’s show ‘Nussa’ accused of promoting Taliban rule

Remember the popular children’s cartoon Nussa, which drew some controversy earlier this year due to allegations of promoting Islamic radicalism? It feels a bit like we hopped on...

‘Gang 35’ suspects behind bars over Father’s Day party

‘Gang 35’ suspects behind bars over Father’s Day party

It’s the massive birthday cake for me.

Sabah businesswoman pays the price after lashing out at police on camera

Sabah businesswoman pays the price after lashing out at police on camera

She had to surrender her clothes, phone, car keys, and more.

Teenage girls among 8 arrested in drug-fuelled party in Shah Alam

Teenage girls among 8 arrested in drug-fuelled party in Shah Alam

They were also fined for violating lockdown rules.

11 nabbed after attending viral funeral procession in Penang

11 nabbed after attending viral funeral procession in Penang

Police suspect violation of COVID-19 measures and gang affiliations.

Ex-Indian state minister arrested after allegedly raping Malaysian actress

Ex-Indian state minister arrested after allegedly raping Malaysian actress

Shantini Theva alleged that M Manikandan made her pregnant thrice, forced her to get abortions.

Vaccine Express sites offer drive-thru jabs, P500 gas cards

Vaccine Express sites offer drive-thru jabs, P500 gas cards

Drivers can show up today and tomorrow, June 22 and 23, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, for drive-thru vaccines and other incentives.

Duterte vs the ICC: ‘Why would I defend or face an accusation before white people?’

Duterte vs the ICC: ‘Why would I defend or face an accusation before white people?’

This was his response to ICC prosecutor's announcement on June 14.

New Covid-19 infection rates are down, but the rest of the news isn’t good

New Covid-19 infection rates are down, but the rest of the news isn’t good

The Philippine Department of Health released its latest Covid-19 reports yesterday, June 21, and while the number of new infections is starting to go down, the rest of the numbers...

Duterte says unvaccinated people should be injected with ‘vaccines for pigs, in the a**’

Duterte says unvaccinated people should be injected with ‘vaccines for pigs, in the a**’

It's just his way of persuading people to get vaccinated, for their own safety.

Face shields are required everywhere (again)

Face shields are required everywhere (again)

It's been a confusing week for everyone.

Claws out: Animal groups check on House of Seafood’s crabby walk stunt

Claws out: Animal groups check on House of Seafood’s crabby walk stunt

No crabs were harmed, apparently.

Politician Chee Soon Juan tries his hand at running a cafe

Politician Chee Soon Juan tries his hand at running a cafe

Have a cuppa and a side of political debate with the Singapore Democratic Party’s leader?

Empty BTS meal packaging listed for S$100,000 on Singapore’s Carousell

Empty BTS meal packaging listed for S$100,000 on Singapore’s Carousell

Will you spend that much for Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook?

PSA video urges Singaporeans to report domestic worker violence

PSA video urges Singaporeans to report domestic worker violence

‘Most of us wear a mask to prevent the virus. Some of us wear a mask to conceal the violence.’

Exonerated Indonesian Parti Liyani denied compensation over theft case

Exonerated Indonesian Parti Liyani denied compensation over theft case

She was the first person to apply for such a thing.

Pope prays for peace, calls for ‘humanitarian corridors’ in Myanmar

Pope prays for peace, calls for ‘humanitarian corridors’ in Myanmar

In a Sunday address at the Vatican, Pope Francis joined calls from Myanmar bishops to allow places of worship to remain “neutral spaces of refuge” and called for the...

Min Aung Hlaing visits Russia after UN calls to ‘prevent flow of arms’ to Myanmar

Min Aung Hlaing visits Russia after UN calls to ‘prevent flow of arms’ to Myanmar

Junta leader Min Aung Hlaing is currently in Russia for a three-day security conference, according to Myanmar state media, just days after the UN General Assembly passed a...

#FlowerStrike and #RedLipsSpeakTruthtoPower put Myanmar women in the center of the Spring Revolution

#FlowerStrike and #RedLipsSpeakTruthtoPower put Myanmar women in the center of the Spring Revolution

On Saturday, supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar and around the world wore flowers to defy the Myanmar military and mark the 76th birthday of deposed State Counselor Aung...

Detained American journalist seen in first court appearance since arrest: Frontier

Detained American journalist seen in first court appearance since arrest: Frontier

Frontier Myanmar’s managing editor Danny Fenster appeared yesterday in a special court in Yangon’s notorious Insein Prison where he was charged with incitement under section...

Myanmar goalkeeper famous for three-finger salute seeks asylum in Japan

Myanmar goalkeeper famous for three-finger salute seeks asylum in Japan

Myanmar national football team player Pyae Shan Aung, who is in Japan for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, has refused to return to Myanmar and has expressed his desire to seek...

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Bali’s best: Mandapa and The Legian chosen among Tripadvisor’s top hotels in Asia

Bali’s best: Mandapa and The Legian chosen among Tripadvisor’s top hotels in Asia

Two hotels located in Bali are in the top three in a list of the best hotels in all of Asia.

Steven & Coconuttreez frontman and reggae star Tepeng passes away

Steven & Coconuttreez frontman and reggae star Tepeng passes away

Steven Nugraha Kaligis AKA Tepeng, the vocalist of reggae band Steven & Coconuttreez, passed away this morning. He was 46 years old.

Empty BTS meal packaging listed for S$100,000 on Singapore’s Carousell

Empty BTS meal packaging listed for S$100,000 on Singapore’s Carousell

Will you spend that much for Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook?

Sleep means death for Thai students in new Netflix thriller ‘Deep’

Sleep means death for Thai students in new Netflix thriller ‘Deep’

Netflix’s next Thai-language original show is a mystery thriller collab between students and studio veterans that hits the streams next month. A showcase of young talents with a...

Listen to the stories of Indonesian transwomen on CERITRANS arts project starting tomorrow

Listen to the stories of Indonesian transwomen on CERITRANS arts project starting tomorrow

Transwomen rarely get a fair representation in Indonesian media, and it’s due time that they be given a platform to speak up and tell their stories. 

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