Mom films herself threatening to hang baby because husband didn’t pick up phone

A 28-year-old Bangkok woman filmed herself threatening to hang her one-year-old son last Friday after her husband didn’t pick up her calls and refused to come home from work to take her out to run errands as they had planned. In a video that she sent to her husband, Naruemon Jampasert, 28, picked up her …

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WATCH: The Ramen Rater lists his top ten Singaporean instant noodles of all time

The name Hans Lienesch may not be a familiar one, but surely you’ve heard of...

WATCH: The Ramen Rater lists his top ten Singaporean instant noodles of all time

New 10 year retiree visa for Thailand approved, quickly dubbed ‘geeza visa’

Thailand has long been known as a country that welcomes foreign retirees who...

New 10 year retiree visa for Thailand approved, quickly dubbed ‘geeza visa’

Man, 25, falls to death during rooftop photo shoot in Central

A 25-year-old fitness trainer died earlier today after he fell from a Central...

Man, 25, falls to death during rooftop photo shoot in Central

Asian Games: Indonesia races against time with pride on the line

"We are working non-stop, this is just a matter of time, it's very

Asian Games: Indonesia races against time with pride on the line

Yangon’s best burger joints: Where to find delicious cheeseburgers, vegan burgers, charcoal burgers, and more

In the past few years, Yangon has acquired a ton of new cars, new buildings,...

Yangon’s best burger joints: Where to find delicious cheeseburgers, vegan burgers, charcoal burgers, and more

Bali 9 Australian Renae Lawrence won’t get out next year, even with remission and she certainly won’t be ‘acting like Corby’, says convict’s father

Renae Lawrence, a member of the infamous Australian smuggling group the Bali...

Bali 9 Australian Renae Lawrence won’t get out next year, even with remission and she certainly won’t be ‘acting like Corby’, says convict’s father
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Bali-based jewelry designer John Hardy plants brand’s millionth bamboo seedling in Indonesia as part of CSR initiative

Bali-based jewelry designer John Hardy plants brand’s millionth bamboo seedling in Indonesia as part of CSR initiative

A successful Bali-based jewelry brand has just planted its millionth bamboo seedling in Indonesia as a part of an environmentally-minded corporate social responsibility program....

Telegram founder enjoys time in Bali, part of trip to Indonesia after the whole app getting partially blocked then unblocked thing

Telegram founder enjoys time in Bali, part of trip to Indonesia after the whole app getting partially blocked then unblocked thing

The founder of messaging app, Telegram, came to Indonesia on business earlier in August after his app got partially blocked by the country last month. But the business call...

Grand Nationalistic Display: Bali Police divers ‘fly’ giant Indonesian flag underwater at Nusa Penida’s Crystal Bay

Grand Nationalistic Display: Bali Police divers ‘fly’ giant Indonesian flag underwater at Nusa Penida’s Crystal Bay

Red and white Indonesian flags could be seen flying high all over the country this week, marking the nation’s 72nd year of independence from the Dutch, but one of the grandest...

Bali 9 Australian Renae Lawrence won’t get out next year, even with remission and she certainly won’t be ‘acting like Corby’, says convict’s father

Bali 9 Australian Renae Lawrence won’t get out next year, even with remission and she certainly won’t be ‘acting like Corby’, says convict’s father

Renae Lawrence, a member of the infamous Australian smuggling group the Bali Nine, has gotten six months knocked off her prison sentence, but that doesn’t mean she’ll get out...

Bali 9 Renae Lawrence could get released next year thanks to Indonesian Independence Day sentence remissions

Bali 9 Renae Lawrence could get released next year thanks to Indonesian Independence Day sentence remissions

Bali Nine Australian Renae Lawerence could get a special Indonesian Independence Day sentence reduction, meaning a release date next year, if her recommendation for remission gets...

South Korean man arrested for duping over 20 Thais into sex trade

South Korean man arrested for duping over 20 Thais into sex trade

A South Korean man accused of duping over 20 Thai women into forced prostitution in his home country has been arrested in Bangkok, an officer said Saturday. Kim Hyoung Joon, 39,...

Thailand approves 4-year professional visa, no work permit needed

Thailand approves 4-year professional visa, no work permit needed

The Thai government today approved the “Smart Visa,” which will allow business professionals to stay in Thailand for up to four years without frequent check-ins at...

Thailand’s weird crackdown on boozy photos makes global headlines

Thailand’s weird crackdown on boozy photos makes global headlines

Thailand was the subject of a story in the American edition of Vogue magazine today, but it wasn’t a profile of a hip designer or news about an emerging fashion trend. Instead,...

Crazy motorcycle uncle is fast, furious, and doesn’t give an eff (VIDEO)

Crazy motorcycle uncle is fast, furious, and doesn’t give an eff (VIDEO)

A video that went viral today shows a middle-aged man becoming the king of the street as he leans back and stretches his legs on his fast-moving motorcycle’s seat. The video of...

New 10 year retiree visa for Thailand approved, quickly dubbed ‘geeza visa’

New 10 year retiree visa for Thailand approved, quickly dubbed ‘geeza visa’

Thailand has long been known as a country that welcomes foreign retirees who can prove they have plenty of cash in the bank. However, these retirees were still forced to go...

Crowds rally in Hong Kong after prominent activists jailed

Crowds rally in Hong Kong after prominent activists jailed

Thousands of supporters of three jailed young democracy activists took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to protest their sentences. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow,...

Hong Kong activists fear more jailings after Wong imprisoned

Hong Kong activists fear more jailings after Wong imprisoned

Hong Kong democracy campaigners raised fears Friday that they too would be jailed after the city’s Beijing-backed government succeeded in putting Joshua Wong and two other...

Street joints and empires in noodle-crazed Hong Kong

Street joints and empires in noodle-crazed Hong Kong

From decades-old holes in the wall to multi-million dollar businesses, Hong Kong’s noodle scene is a moneyspinner in a city that runs on quick and affordable comfort food....

Beijing defends jailing of Hong Kong activists, rejects international criticism

Beijing defends jailing of Hong Kong activists, rejects international criticism

China rejected international criticism of the jailing of three prominent Hong Kong activists today, warning against using “so-called democracy” to conduct...

Hong Kong employers of Filipina helper who died in China arrested

Hong Kong employers of Filipina helper who died in China arrested

The Hong Kong employers of a Filipina helper who fell to her death in mainland China last month were arrested yesterday. A police source told the SCMP that the married couple was...

#ShameOnYouMalaysia tops Twitter after upside-down Indonesian flag blunder at SEA Games

#ShameOnYouMalaysia tops Twitter after upside-down Indonesian flag blunder at SEA Games

By Talek Harris, Indonesia’s president expressed concern on Sunday after Malaysia’s Southeast Asian Games organisers mistakenly published the Indonesian flag...

Plastic Fantastic? Indonesia plans to turn waste into road tar

Plastic Fantastic? Indonesia plans to turn waste into road tar

Turning garbage into gold. Well, goo at

100s of police called on to protect pesantren from locals’ anger after religious school accused of burning Indonesian flag banner in Bogor

100s of police called on to protect pesantren from locals’ anger after religious school accused of burning Indonesian flag banner in Bogor

Burning a flag right before Independence Day is a very strong accusation, especially in

Police traveled to Saudi Arabia to interrogate fugitive FPI leader Rizieq Shihab: National Police Chief Tito Karnavian

Police traveled to Saudi Arabia to interrogate fugitive FPI leader Rizieq Shihab: National Police Chief Tito Karnavian

Much has been speculated about the return of Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab, a fugitive who the authorities have been waiting to return to Indonesia from Saudi...

WATCH: Action star Iko Uwais kicks alien ass to defend Prambanan Temple in new ‘Beyond Skyline’ trailer

WATCH: Action star Iko Uwais kicks alien ass to defend Prambanan Temple in new ‘Beyond Skyline’ trailer

Indonesian action movie star Iko Uwais has come a long way since his days of being a driver at a mobile phone company. Since he was tapped by director Gareth Evans to star in his...

Swim star Schooling ‘really sorry’ for Malaysia jibe

Swim star Schooling ‘really sorry’ for Malaysia jibe

Singapore’s Olympic swimming champion Joseph Schooling has apologized to Malaysians after he raised hackles by promising to “teach them a thing or two” at the...

Man charged with hitting and killing Penang woman with his motorbike shows up to court without lawyer

Man charged with hitting and killing Penang woman with his motorbike shows up to court without lawyer

The motorcyclist captured on a dashcam not stopping at a zebra crossing, hitting and subsequently killing a woman in Penang was scolded by the presiding magistrate for appearing...

Three charged with insulting Prime Minister Najib Razak on social media

Three charged with insulting Prime Minister Najib Razak on social media

In life, there are several activities one may not recommend for the well-being of those involved. Wedging a piece of toast out of a toaster with a fork? Bad idea. You may...

Student graduates from university with durian bouquet

Student graduates from university with durian bouquet

Mohd Ludwig, a recent graduate of Taylor’s University probably had no idea he was going to become headline viral news after his convocation. But that’s exactly what happened...

Brutal beating on Melaka streets secretly filmed from inside car goes viral

Brutal beating on Melaka streets secretly filmed from inside car goes viral

A one-minute long video of a brutal beating, reportedly occurring on the streets of Melaka Raya, has gone viral this week after being shared on the Facebook group We are...

Six dead as Philippine militants battle pro-IS splinter group

Six dead as Philippine militants battle pro-IS splinter group

The Philippines’ largest Muslim militant group has launched a deadly offensive against a splinter faction that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, police said...

‘Stop wasting human lives’: Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle urges end to drug killings

‘Stop wasting human lives’: Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle urges end to drug killings

The head of the Philippines’ powerful Catholic Church called Sunday for an end to the “waste of human lives” following a brutal week in President Rodrigo...

No passport needed: Savor Asia’s best street food in the heart of Quezon City

No passport needed: Savor Asia’s best street food in the heart of Quezon City

Missing Bangkok’s Pad Thai? Or Singapore’s Hainanese Chicken? Or Malaysia’s Laksa? Or Indonesia’s Chicken Satay? Or Japan’s Takoyaki? We’ve got...

Celebrate World Bamboo Day with ​​ALC Foundation’s ‘Camp Kawayan’ on Sept 23

Celebrate World Bamboo Day with ​​ALC Foundation’s ‘Camp Kawayan’ on Sept 23

Got nothing to ​​do this September? Are you looking for an exciting adventure with a cause for your family and squad? Join Kawayanihan 2017: Camp Kawayan and be a bamboo...

Australia’s Short+Sweet Theater back in Manila and it’s sweeter than ever

Australia’s Short+Sweet Theater back in Manila and it’s sweeter than ever

In the age of instant messaging and fast food, 10 minutes onstage is enough to let you know whether or not you’ve got some magic in your material and talent in your veins....

Swim star Schooling ‘really sorry’ for Malaysia jibe

Swim star Schooling ‘really sorry’ for Malaysia jibe

Singapore’s Olympic swimming champion Joseph Schooling has apologized to Malaysians after he raised hackles by promising to “teach them a thing or two” at the...

Heads Up: SMRT warns commuters of possible delays on North-South Line during evening rush hour today

Heads Up: SMRT warns commuters of possible delays on North-South Line during evening rush hour today

After repeated disruptions on their North-South Line, SMRT decided to stay one step ahead of the outrage by warning commuters about some “additional train travelling time”...

In pics: Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most threatened reptiles at the Singapore Zoo’s RepTopia

In pics: Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most threatened reptiles at the Singapore Zoo’s RepTopia

Photos and words by Raphael Koh The next time you head to the Singapore Zoo, you’ll get to meet more than 60 of the world’s most colorful, exotic and threatened reptiles,...

MFA strongly condemns Barcelona terror attack; no Singaporeans among the injured

MFA strongly condemns Barcelona terror attack; no Singaporeans among the injured

The gorgeous city of Barcelona played host to one of its ugliest days in recent memory, as a spate of consecutive terror attacks rocked Spain in the last 24 hours. On Thursday at...

WATCH: This baby flamingo roams around Jurong Bird Park in a custom pair of shiny blue booties

WATCH: This baby flamingo roams around Jurong Bird Park in a custom pair of shiny blue booties

Here’s a little distraction from work this Frivolous Friday — a baby flamingo has been plodding around Jurong Bird Park’s Breeding and Research Centre in a...

Bangladesh coastguards send back Rohingya boat carrying injured refugees

Bangladesh coastguards send back Rohingya boat carrying injured refugees

Bangladesh coastguards Saturday turned back a boat carrying 31 Rohingya Muslim refugees escaping renewed army activity in their neighboring Myanmar homeland, an official said. The...

Did the Myanmar Times editor admit to producing propaganda?

Did the Myanmar Times editor admit to producing propaganda?

Myanmar Times editor and executive director Kavi Chongkittavorn recently explained his job in a way that made it sound a little bit like he’s in the business of producing...

Sharky’s frozen pizzas have arrived

Sharky’s frozen pizzas have arrived

Pizza lovers rejoice! Sharky’s now stocks frozen pizzas, meaning you no longer have to be disappointed at the sight of your freshly wood-fired pizza turning into a stone cold...

Myanmar’s 89 political prisoners are victims of ‘systematic persecution’

Myanmar’s 89 political prisoners are victims of ‘systematic persecution’

Myanmar prisons are holding 89 political prisoners as of the end of July, the Assistance Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP) said in a report released on Wednesday. The...

Myanmar football team gets $50,000 prize for beating Singapore

Myanmar football team gets $50,000 prize for beating Singapore

 Myanmar’s Under-23 White Angels smashed Singapore’s Young Lions in the opening match for their group at the SEA Games on Monday. As a reward for their victory, the team was...

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