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Asian-American YouTuber makes fool of himself in HK by asking where he can eat dog and ‘where the hoes at?’

In an internet world full of douchebags and ignorance, two men may have just distinguished themselves by releasing the...

Asian-American YouTuber makes fool of himself in HK by asking where he can eat dog and ‘where the hoes at?’

The Market Experience cooking school offers traditional Thai flavors in historic market setting

Deep in the Bangkok’s bustling, round-the-clock, historic flower market is a cooking school that offers atmosphere...

The Market Experience cooking school offers traditional Thai flavors in historic market setting

Johnny Depp’s troubling expenses apparently include $108k worth of suits in Singapore

Once one of Hollywood’s biggest stars and notorious bad boys, Johnny Depp is now a sad shell of his former self,...

Johnny Depp’s troubling expenses apparently include $108k worth of suits in Singapore

Monday Morning Hell: Malfunctioning signaling system paralyzes Bangkok’s skytrain network

The entire BTS skytrain network suffered from a signaling system malfunction this morning, causing massive train delays...

Monday Morning Hell: Malfunctioning signaling system paralyzes Bangkok’s skytrain network
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Crickets for Dinner: Cricket pasta creator serves the inside dish on eating bugs

| Coconuts Bangkok x iflix | Bugs have long been a food staple in Thailand.

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Halsey in Bali: No more Nusa Dua show, singer to headline Sunny Side Up Festival at Potato Head instead

Halsey in Bali: No more Nusa Dua show, singer to headline Sunny Side Up Festival at Potato Head instead

There’s been a change in Halsey’s schedule, but don’t worry, Bali — she’s still coming to party. The Bad at Love singer will still be performing on our island on August...

Free bike or photo with Jokowi?: Bali women choose selfies with Indonesian president

Free bike or photo with Jokowi?: Bali women choose selfies with Indonesian president

In a real life game of “Would you rather?”, a couple of women in Bali chose to have their photos taken with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo over receiving a free bicycle...

Limp Bizkit announces performance at Bali’s 2018 Soundrenaline music festival

Limp Bizkit announces performance at Bali’s 2018 Soundrenaline music festival

Limp Bizkit will be one the big acts of this year’s Soundrenaline festival in Bali. Fred Durst (who is now 47, FYI!) and friends are slated to play on September 9 at GWK during...

Portuguese woman kicked off Bali flight after making bomb joke

Portuguese woman kicked off Bali flight after making bomb joke

Explosives on planes are no laughing matter, but for some reason, a Portuguese woman decided to crack a bomb joke when boarding an Indonesian flight this week. Identified only by...

Bali Weekend Warrior: 5 cool things to do on the island this weekend (June 21-24)

Bali Weekend Warrior: 5 cool things to do on the island this weekend (June 21-24)

CANGGU: Go out for a beachside movie night A post shared by La Brisa Bali (@labrisabali) on May 26, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT Ocean Film Nights The dreamy Bohemian beach club La Brisa...

Navy SEALs sent into Chiang Rai cave in search of missing youth soccer team

Navy SEALs sent into Chiang Rai cave in search of missing youth soccer team

In the wee hours this morning, Thai Navy SEALs arrived at Luang Khun Nang Non Cave in Chiang Rai province, where 12 youth soccer players and their coach are believed to be trapped...

Monday Morning Hell: Malfunctioning signaling system paralyzes Bangkok’s skytrain network

Monday Morning Hell: Malfunctioning signaling system paralyzes Bangkok’s skytrain network

The entire BTS skytrain network suffered from a signaling system malfunction this morning, causing massive train delays and leaving stations overcrowded with passengers during...

The Market Experience cooking school offers traditional Thai flavors in historic market setting

The Market Experience cooking school offers traditional Thai flavors in historic market setting

Deep in the Bangkok’s bustling, round-the-clock, historic flower market is a cooking school that offers atmosphere beyond compare — The Market Experience. Founder Simon...

‘I haven’t paid my tuition’: School apologizes for forcing boy to wear shameful sign

‘I haven’t paid my tuition’: School apologizes for forcing boy to wear shameful sign

A deputy director of an elementary school in Phetchabun province apologized on Friday after one of its teachers put a shameful sign on a student to remind his parents that the...

It’s Friday and this temple puppy is just what you need to see

It’s Friday and this temple puppy is just what you need to see

It’s Friday afternoon, and the sight of this happy, heart-melting temple puppy is apparently exactly what Twitter users needed to wrap up their weeks — as the post has...

Activists dress up as Godzilla and sing national anthem parody on MTR to protest national anthem law

Activists dress up as Godzilla and sing national anthem parody on MTR to protest national anthem law

In a protest that would potentially lead to jail terms if a controversial law is passed, pro-democracy activists last night dressed up in Godzilla masks and walked through a...

Asian-American YouTuber makes fool of himself in HK by asking where he can eat dog and ‘where the hoes at?’

Asian-American YouTuber makes fool of himself in HK by asking where he can eat dog and ‘where the hoes at?’

In an internet world full of douchebags and ignorance, two men may have just distinguished themselves by releasing the most cringeworthy, painful and idiotic video about Hong Kong...

Ruby Saturday: Pair arrested for stealing HK$1.1 million jewel

Ruby Saturday: Pair arrested for stealing HK$1.1 million jewel

A man and a woman suspected of stealing a valuable ruby with the old switcheroo were arrested on Saturday. The alleged theft took place at the Hong Kong Jewellery &...

Pilot recovering in hospital after crashing training aircraft into hillside in the New Territories

Pilot recovering in hospital after crashing training aircraft into hillside in the New Territories

The condition of a pilot who survived a plane crash in northern Hong Kong yesterday has improved. A spokesperson at the government’s information services department told...

Widespread sexual harassment in Hong Kong’s churches, survey says

Widespread sexual harassment in Hong Kong’s churches, survey says

Hong Kong’s churches are facing at least 55 claims of sexual harassment, according to a survey released on Sunday. Fifty-five local churchgoers responded to the Hong...

Making good on PM Modi’s promise, India now offers free e-Visa for Indonesians

Making good on PM Modi’s promise, India now offers free e-Visa for Indonesians

India is opening its doors to Indonesian tourists electronically.

Erdogan’s uncanny popularity in Indonesia reflects growing preference for conservatism

Erdogan’s uncanny popularity in Indonesia reflects growing preference for conservatism

Why is Turkey's Erdogan so popular in Indonesia?

Most museums in Jakarta will be free tomorrow (June 26) in honor of capital’s 491st anniversary

Most museums in Jakarta will be free tomorrow (June 26) in honor of capital’s 491st anniversary

Jakarta celebrated the 491st anniversary of its founding on June 22 (marking the approximate date in 1527 when Fatahillah kicked the Portuguese out of Sunda Kelapa and renamed it...

Only 24% of Australians agree that Indonesia is a democracy: poll

Only 24% of Australians agree that Indonesia is a democracy: poll

That's a 10% drop from the 2015 poll result.

Nutty Justice: Thief in Indonesia allegedly kicks cop in the crotch, gets shot in the leg

Nutty Justice: Thief in Indonesia allegedly kicks cop in the crotch, gets shot in the leg

A thief in the city of Makassar, South Sulawesi has temporarily lost the use of his left leg after getting balls-deep in trouble with the law.

Urban oasis: Malaysia’s first Banyan Tree hotel will open in KL on July 1

Urban oasis: Malaysia’s first Banyan Tree hotel will open in KL on July 1

The first Banyan Tree property to open in Malaysia sits pretty on the top seven floors of the Banyan Tree Signatures Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Building — quite a mouthful with that...

Driver safety concern after well-liked Grab driver is murdered

Driver safety concern after well-liked Grab driver is murdered

The tragic murder of a well-liked Grab driver over the weekend has called into question driver safety, after 27-year-old Aiman Nosri was found inside his car, after his stepfather...

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque bans foreigners after K-pop dancing on grounds

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque bans foreigners after K-pop dancing on grounds

Sabah’s picturesque Kota Kinabalu City Mosque has now been closed to foreign visitors as of yesterday. The move came after a short video clip of two women, both believed to be...

Malaysia picks 1MDB investigator as central bank chief

Malaysia picks 1MDB investigator as central bank chief

A Malaysian official who probed the 1MDB mega-scandal which helped topple the corruption-plagued former regime has been appointed as the new central bank governor, the...

Malaysia reopens grisly murder case linked to former PM Najib

Malaysia reopens grisly murder case linked to former PM Najib

Malaysian police have reopened an investigation into the grisly murder of a young Mongolian woman in 2006 which has been linked to the country’s ousted leader, reports said...

Video of dog chained to gate under hot sun angers netizens 

Video of dog chained to gate under hot sun angers netizens 

The internet loves animals, what with the number of cat videos and doggo memes that are uploaded every day, so it’s not surprising that netizens are up in arms over a recent...

Quezon City shows support for LGBTQ+ community through their #PRIDEstrian initiative

Quezon City shows support for LGBTQ+ community through their #PRIDEstrian initiative

Walk with pride at Araneta’s fabulous new rainbow pedestrian lane! The Facebook account of the Araneta Center, a commercial area located in Cubao, Quezon City, posted photos...

Spokesperson says Duterte’s anti-God rhetoric is his ‘personal belief’

Spokesperson says Duterte’s anti-God rhetoric is his ‘personal belief’

In an interview this morning with television show Unang Balita, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque defended Philippine President Duterte after the latter was attacked by his...

PCOO apologizes for yet another blunder after getting senator’s name wrong

PCOO apologizes for yet another blunder after getting senator’s name wrong

Well, this is embarrassing. Fresh off its “Norwegia” controversy, the Philippines’ Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) was again called out over...

Minor shows off karate skills after tricycle driver attacked her

Minor shows off karate skills after tricycle driver attacked her

The Philippines’ Makati City had a real-life karate kid last week when an 11-year-old managed to escape from an alleged attacker after she used skills she learned from...

“I feel the uncle is too kind”: Grab passenger recounts experience with driver who looked out for her safety

“I feel the uncle is too kind”: Grab passenger recounts experience with driver who looked out for her safety

A local Grab driver is being recognized on social media for a good deed. Pearleen Meixin booked a Grab ride home in the early hours of June 20, expecting a simple drop-off at...

WATCH: Cookie Monster’s adorable interview with BBC World News in Singapore

WATCH: Cookie Monster’s adorable interview with BBC World News in Singapore

This ought to make you feel old AF — Sesame Street’s most voracious eater of sweet biscuits Cookie Monster has been on the air since 1969, debuting in the first episode...

oBike ends operations in Singapore and users are pissed that they can’t get their deposits refunded

oBike ends operations in Singapore and users are pissed that they can’t get their deposits refunded

Unable to meet the requirements and guidelines implemented by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), bicycle sharing service oBike officially announced its decision to end its...

Trump-Kim summit in Singapore cost a few million dollars less than expected, according to MFA

Trump-Kim summit in Singapore cost a few million dollars less than expected, according to MFA

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seem like the kind of guys who would excuse themselves to the restroom right before the dinner bill arrives. But...

100 evacuated in Sunday morning blaze at Yishun HDB block where President Halimah used to stay

100 evacuated in Sunday morning blaze at Yishun HDB block where President Halimah used to stay

Two men were conveyed to hospital after a fire broke out yesterday morning at the very HDB block in Yishun that used to the residence of President Halimah Yacob. The Singapore...

UK will not extradite suspect in murder of Yangon teacher

UK will not extradite suspect in murder of Yangon teacher

The British government has turned down a request from Myanmar to extradite Harris Binotti, the prime suspect in the Nov. 2016 murder of fellow British national Gary Ferguson in...

ICC gives Myanmar deadline to respond to Rohingya jurisdiction request

ICC gives Myanmar deadline to respond to Rohingya jurisdiction request

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have given Myanmar just over a month to respond to the prosecutor’s request for jurisdiction over the country’s alleged...

Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu contribute to mining abuses in Kachin State

Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu contribute to mining abuses in Kachin State

Three of the world’s largest mining equipment companies are contributing to major human rights abuses in Myanmar by supplying machinery to local mining companies that have been...

Pope Francis cites jailed Reuters reporters in appeal for press freedom

Pope Francis cites jailed Reuters reporters in appeal for press freedom

Pope Francis made an appeal for greater press freedom in “so-called democratic” countries during an interview with Reuters yesterday. He cited the case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe...

Why is Westlife so popular in Myanmar?

Why is Westlife so popular in Myanmar?

Before I moved to Myanmar, I didn’t know who Westlife was. That’s not because I don’t have opinions on boy bands—I’m a Backstreet Boys boy all the way. I even have a...

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Halsey in Bali: No more Nusa Dua show, singer to headline Sunny Side Up Festival at Potato Head instead

Halsey in Bali: No more Nusa Dua show, singer to headline Sunny Side Up Festival at Potato Head instead

There’s been a change in Halsey’s schedule, but don’t worry, Bali — she’s still coming to party. The Bad at Love singer will still be performing on our island on August...

Urban oasis: Malaysia’s first Banyan Tree hotel will open in KL on July 1

Urban oasis: Malaysia’s first Banyan Tree hotel will open in KL on July 1

The first Banyan Tree property to open in Malaysia sits pretty on the top seven floors of the Banyan Tree Signatures Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Building — quite a mouthful with that...

Most museums in Jakarta will be free tomorrow (June 26) in honor of capital’s 491st anniversary

Most museums in Jakarta will be free tomorrow (June 26) in honor of capital’s 491st anniversary

Jakarta celebrated the 491st anniversary of its founding on June 22 (marking the approximate date in 1527 when Fatahillah kicked the Portuguese out of Sunda Kelapa and renamed it...

Quezon City shows support for LGBTQ+ community through their #PRIDEstrian initiative

Quezon City shows support for LGBTQ+ community through their #PRIDEstrian initiative

Walk with pride at Araneta’s fabulous new rainbow pedestrian lane! The Facebook account of the Araneta Center, a commercial area located in Cubao, Quezon City, posted photos...

Johnny Depp’s troubling expenses apparently include $108k worth of suits in Singapore

Johnny Depp’s troubling expenses apparently include $108k worth of suits in Singapore

Once one of Hollywood’s biggest stars and notorious bad boys, Johnny Depp is now a sad shell of his former self, according to a damning new profile piece in Rolling Stone. And...

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