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Railway Romance: Indonesian couple holds wedding reception on train track (Video)

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. For this Indonesian couple’s wedding, the way just happens to be on a railway.

Viral Video: Gigantic waves smash down at Angel’s Billabong on Nusa Penida, fast boats impacted

Waves are smashing hard into the cliff-side at Angel’s Billabong on the island of Nusa Penida in a video quickly...

Viral Video: Gigantic waves smash down at Angel’s Billabong on Nusa Penida, fast boats impacted

Jaywalking lady gets foot run over by car; witnesses do nothing to help

Oof, we felt the second-hand pain in this one. In an alarming dashcam clip that should scare folks off jaywalking (or...

Jaywalking lady gets foot run over by car; witnesses do nothing to help

Demonic military paintings blocked by Myanmar customs authorities

Myanmar customs officials on Wednesday blocked the shipment of two paintings from Yangon to London. The artist, who was...

Demonic military paintings blocked by Myanmar customs authorities

Former Umno chief tweets ‘one less slanderer’ after death of political foe

The tragic death of DAP assemblyman Eddie Ng early this morning as he drove from Kuala Lumpur to Kajang saw many...

Former Umno chief tweets ‘one less slanderer’ after death of political foe

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Closure of Padang Bai harbor extended

Closure of Padang Bai harbor extended

Tourists trying to get to the Gilis via fast boat from Padang Bai are going to have to wait. The Port Authority of Padang Bai has tentatively extended the closure of the pier for...

China working with Balinese Hindus to build temple in Middle Kingdom

China working with Balinese Hindus to build temple in Middle Kingdom

Chinese are coming to Bali by the thousands, but now Balinese will leave their impact on the mainland. China is working with Balinese Hindus to build a temple in the country to...

Viral Video: Gigantic waves smash down at Angel’s Billabong on Nusa Penida, fast boats impacted

Viral Video: Gigantic waves smash down at Angel’s Billabong on Nusa Penida, fast boats impacted

Waves are smashing hard into the cliff-side at Angel’s Billabong on the island of Nusa Penida in a video quickly going viral since it was posted yesterday. Nusa Penida, a part...

WATCH: This viral video of Indonesian jazz genius Joey Alexander interspersed with scenes of Bali is delightful

WATCH: This viral video of Indonesian jazz genius Joey Alexander interspersed with scenes of Bali is delightful

It’s all good vibes, positive vibrations, and smooth melodies in a video now going viral — produced by Yasnuri Rowan, the five-minute video takes viewers through scenes of...

It was ‘on’ at Padang Padang: Barrel maestro Jack Robinson victor at Bali’s Rip Curl Cup

It was ‘on’ at Padang Padang: Barrel maestro Jack Robinson victor at Bali’s Rip Curl Cup

The ‘super swell’ hit and the barrels rolled in at Bali’s famous Padang Padang Beach for the final round of the Rip Curl Cup on Thursday, with Australian Jack Robinson...

Century’s longest lunar eclipse visible in Thailand on July 28

Century’s longest lunar eclipse visible in Thailand on July 28

Astronomy geeks, rejoice. The century’s longest lunar eclipse will be visible across Thailand next Saturday.   The total eclipse (aka what we refer to as the Blood Moon) will...

Free MRT rides for low-income Thais start today

Free MRT rides for low-income Thais start today

Starting today, low-income Thais will be able to swipe their welfare card and ride the MRT for free. Following through on their announcement last month, Bangkok Expressway and...

Happy Friday, someone just pooped on Bangkok’s skytrain

Happy Friday, someone just pooped on Bangkok’s skytrain

Thai netizens are losing their shit over a viral photo of a poop-stained BTS seat posted earlier today. “It’s a bright Friday morning,” Facebook user Nidtayaporn...

Thai actress posts photo of herself crying on Instagram as she warns fans about pink eye

Thai actress posts photo of herself crying on Instagram as she warns fans about pink eye

A Thai actress best known for her villainous roles on TV soaps opened up to reporters last night about how she the “lived a life of a blind person” when she suffered from a...

Japan’s Detective Conan Cafe to open pop-up in Bangkok’s Siam Center next month

Japan’s Detective Conan Cafe to open pop-up in Bangkok’s Siam Center next month

There is only one truth for Cased Closed fans, and here it is: Japan’s famed Detective Conan Cafe is about to open its very first case in Bangkok this August, smack in the...

Hundreds protest in Hong Kong against attempt to ban pro-independence party

Hundreds protest in Hong Kong against attempt to ban pro-independence party

Hundreds of people protested Saturday in Hong Kong after police sought to ban a pro-independence political party, as Beijing ups pressure on challengers to its territorial...

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang hospitalized after misconduct jailing

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang hospitalized after misconduct jailing

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was hospitalized Friday after losing an appeal bid against a misconduct conviction in one of the city’s most high-profile corruption...

Cockroach crawls into sleeping woman’s ear, chews hole in her eardrum

Cockroach crawls into sleeping woman’s ear, chews hole in her eardrum

In a story that will probably keep you awake tonight, a woman in southern China almost lost her hearing after a cockroach crawled into her ear while she was sleeping — and...

19-year-old student in critical condition after being struck by minibus

19-year-old student in critical condition after being struck by minibus

A 19-year-old female high school student is in critical condition after being struck by a minibus in North Point this morning. The student, surnamed Wong, was crossing...

Passenger and taxi driver get into fight after cabbie refuses to give change for HK$500 for HK$24 fare

Passenger and taxi driver get into fight after cabbie refuses to give change for HK$500 for HK$24 fare

Following the announcement that a proposed demerits system for badly-behaved taxi drivers could be a reality next year, audio recording of a driver and his passenger arguing over...

Irate Indonesian football fans damage Asian Games stadium

Irate Indonesian football fans damage Asian Games stadium

Irate Indonesian football fans ripped plastic seats from the stands and hurled them onto the pitch at a stadium scheduled to host the Asian Games next month, an official said...

Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was deported Saturday in a case that sparked outrage in his native country over Indonesia’s tough...

After being raped by her brother, 15-year-old Indonesian jailed for having an abortion

After being raped by her brother, 15-year-old Indonesian jailed for having an abortion

A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday. The girl was sentenced Thursday...

Indonesian dictator Suharto’s convicted murderer son to run for office

Indonesian dictator Suharto’s convicted murderer son to run for office

Indonesian dictator Suharto’s youngest son — who was convicted of ordering the assassination of a supreme court judge — will run for a seat in parliament, his...

Viral: Check out the home of the biggest Doraemon fan in Indonesia (possibly the world)

Viral: Check out the home of the biggest Doraemon fan in Indonesia (possibly the world)

Doraemon is easily one of the most popular and iconic cartoon characters in Japan but comic books and TV shows featuring the adventures of the blue robotic cat and his pal Nobita...

Former Umno chief tweets ‘one less slanderer’ after death of political foe

Former Umno chief tweets ‘one less slanderer’ after death of political foe

The tragic death of DAP assemblyman Eddie Ng early this morning as he drove from Kuala Lumpur to Kajang saw many condolences expressed from both sides of the political arena....

Limited tickets left for Anderson .Paak in KL: Here’s why you should go

Limited tickets left for Anderson .Paak in KL: Here’s why you should go

Malaysians, KLites, and those with some spare change and desire for a night of incredible music — you need to know this: Anderson .Paak is coming to KL next week. And, we...

Malaysian Embassy and IGP deny knowledge of Low’s arrest

Malaysian Embassy and IGP deny knowledge of Low’s arrest

Tempering expectations of an eminent a Jho Low arrest in after rumors swirled that he had been apprehended, the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing has stated that they have not been...

COCO+ Giveaway: Enjoy a night of gut-busting comedy at The Middle Eastern Comedy Jam!

COCO+ Giveaway: Enjoy a night of gut-busting comedy at The Middle Eastern Comedy Jam!

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Makers of cosmic drink aligning satellites and stars have a new brain hat to try

Makers of cosmic drink aligning satellites and stars have a new brain hat to try

Seen it all, reader? Yeah, us too. Or so we thought, until we were introduced to the latest invention from a local, enterprising drink manufacturer, who is now branching out into...

Filipino radio broadcaster shot dead in ambush

Filipino radio broadcaster shot dead in ambush

A Filipino radioman has died after he was shot multiple times in an ambush early this morning. DWZR Zoom Radio broadcaster Joey Llana, 38 years old, was driving out of his home in...

Couple stars in Marvel-inspired save the date video for wedding

Couple stars in Marvel-inspired save the date video for wedding

Creating “save the date” and “same-day-edit” videos  are serious business in the Philippines and many couples go all out when it’s their turn to...

VIRAL: Australian DJ asked to pay higher taxi fare by driver in Manila

VIRAL: Australian DJ asked to pay higher taxi fare by driver in Manila

This is a situation that everyone in the Philippines — both locals and foreigners — can relate to. Natalia Moon, an Australian DJ and actress, posted a video of...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ returns to Manila in screening with live orchestra 

‘Call Me by Your Name’ returns to Manila in screening with live orchestra 

Music plays a huge role in Call Me by Your Name and in an upcoming Manila screening of the Oscar-winning film, it’ll play an even bigger one. Yesterday, event organizer...

Netizens slam Kuwaiti influencer for saying Filipino domestic workers shouldn’t have days off

Netizens slam Kuwaiti influencer for saying Filipino domestic workers shouldn’t have days off

Domestic workers have rights, too. This seems to be the rallying cry of netizens who were outraged by the statements of Kuwaiti social media influencer Sondos Alqattan, who...

State-actors likely behind Singapore largest cyberattack to date: Experts

State-actors likely behind Singapore largest cyberattack to date: Experts

[UPDATE] State-actors were likely behind Singapore’s biggest ever cyberattack to date, security experts say, citing the scale and sophistication of the hack which hit...

WATCH: The Fab Five from Queer Eye give their fabulous blessings for Pink Dot

WATCH: The Fab Five from Queer Eye give their fabulous blessings for Pink Dot

On the day that annual gay pride rally Pink Dot is celebrating its 10th anniversary, the local LGBTQ community and its allies got a great gift: blessings and well wishes from the...

Medical records of PM Lee and 1.5m others compromised in cyberattack on Singapore health system

Medical records of PM Lee and 1.5m others compromised in cyberattack on Singapore health system

A sophisticated cyber attack launched on the Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) database last month managed to steal the personal particulars of about 1.5 million patients —...

Papi’s Tacos: Casual (but real) Mexican food and potent margaritas at new colorful back-alley joint

Papi’s Tacos: Casual (but real) Mexican food and potent margaritas at new colorful back-alley joint

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Adding to the hustle and bustle of Seah Street, new Mexican joint Papi’s Tacos easily draws attention with its quirky, colorful space. The...

ZoukOut 2018 back on Dec 1 as a one-night rave; headlined by W&W and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

ZoukOut 2018 back on Dec 1 as a one-night rave; headlined by W&W and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

ZoukOut Singapore returns for yet another year — its 18th edition — but things are slightly different this time ’round. The dance music festival, ever-popular among...

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, telling AFP on Saturday that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks...

World Cup fever still raging in Rohingya refugee camps

World Cup fever still raging in Rohingya refugee camps

The World Cup may be over but passion for the game burns bright in the world’s largest refugee camp, where Brazil and Argentina flags still flutter alongside the red and...

Demonic military paintings blocked by Myanmar customs authorities

Demonic military paintings blocked by Myanmar customs authorities

Myanmar customs officials on Wednesday blocked the shipment of two paintings from Yangon to London. The artist, who was trying to send his work to be displayed at an upcoming...

Women accuse CEO of Myanmar human rights NGO of relentless sexual assault

Women accuse CEO of Myanmar human rights NGO of relentless sexual assault

Several women have taken to social media over the last week to accuse the CEO of a Yangon-based human rights and development NGO of harassing and assaulting them and other women...

Wa Lone’s testimony unravels ‘secret documents’ accusation

Wa Lone’s testimony unravels ‘secret documents’ accusation

For two weeks in December, Yangon police placed hoods over the heads of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo while transporting them to a secret facility notorious for its...

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WATCH: The Fab Five from Queer Eye give their fabulous blessings for Pink Dot

WATCH: The Fab Five from Queer Eye give their fabulous blessings for Pink Dot

On the day that annual gay pride rally Pink Dot is celebrating its 10th anniversary, the local LGBTQ community and its allies got a great gift: blessings and well wishes from the...

Viral: Check out the home of the biggest Doraemon fan in Indonesia (possibly the world)

Viral: Check out the home of the biggest Doraemon fan in Indonesia (possibly the world)

Doraemon is easily one of the most popular and iconic cartoon characters in Japan but comic books and TV shows featuring the adventures of the blue robotic cat and his pal Nobita...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ returns to Manila in screening with live orchestra 

‘Call Me by Your Name’ returns to Manila in screening with live orchestra 

Music plays a huge role in Call Me by Your Name and in an upcoming Manila screening of the Oscar-winning film, it’ll play an even bigger one. Yesterday, event organizer...

ZoukOut 2018 back on Dec 1 as a one-night rave; headlined by W&W and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

ZoukOut 2018 back on Dec 1 as a one-night rave; headlined by W&W and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

ZoukOut Singapore returns for yet another year — its 18th edition — but things are slightly different this time ’round. The dance music festival, ever-popular among...

Limited tickets left for Anderson .Paak in KL: Here’s why you should go

Limited tickets left for Anderson .Paak in KL: Here’s why you should go

Malaysians, KLites, and those with some spare change and desire for a night of incredible music — you need to know this: Anderson .Paak is coming to KL next week. And, we...

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