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Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Ed Sheeran fans were left soaking in the rain, and possibly their own tears, after the singer cancelled an outdoor performance at the last minute because of a thunderstorm on Thursday night. Fans had been standing in the rain at Disneyland’s Fantasy Road Outdoor Venue, some for hours, waiting for the second and final performance ...

Dead, abused, ill-bred kitties discovered at Bangkok cat cafe (Photos)

One cat had tumors all over its face and body. Another’s ears were cut off. Still others suffered from severe...

Dead, abused, ill-bred kitties discovered at Bangkok cat cafe (Photos)

Lip-Lock-Alypse UPDATE: Kenneth Ma defends girlfriend caught in hidden camera make-out

Fallout from the make-out sesh that broke the Hong Kong internet continues to, well, fall out, with one of the people...

Lip-Lock-Alypse UPDATE: Kenneth Ma defends girlfriend caught in hidden camera make-out

Publisher confirms religious authorities visited shop, took copies of book about removing veil

Uncertain times lie ahead for many Malaysians, with events over the weekend leaving many of the country’s...

Publisher confirms religious authorities visited shop, took copies of book about removing veil

Nas Daily arrives in Singapore (again), this time to stay for a while

Nas Daily has arrived in Singapore. Again. And he’s raring to go, revealing his intention to set up a new...

Nas Daily arrives in Singapore (again), this time to stay for a while

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KPU Klungkung reminds residents of ‘no-selfie’ policy at the polling station

KPU Klungkung reminds residents of ‘no-selfie’ policy at the polling station

It’s no secret that capturing the perfect selfie has become a national pursuit in Indonesia. We were reminded of this just last week when frenzied Javanese housewives almost...

Genesis Creative Centre in Berawa takes the coworking concept to the next level

Genesis Creative Centre in Berawa takes the coworking concept to the next level

If Nomad List is to believed, Canggu is the “IT” destination for digital nomads. It bills the southwest locale as the No. 1 neighborhood on the globe for...

Bali’s Kintamani dogs become the first Indonesian dog breed to get global recognition

Bali’s Kintamani dogs become the first Indonesian dog breed to get global recognition

It’s been a long time coming, but the Kintamani dog from Bali has finally received recognition from the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), an international...

Boyfriend of Bali student found dead in boarding house cites jealousy as murder motive

Boyfriend of Bali student found dead in boarding house cites jealousy as murder motive

The boyfriend of the university student who was found dead in her boarding room in Banyuasri village in Singaraja last Thursday has admitted to killing the victim, allegedly...

Police catch escapee from Denpasar detention cell in Central Java, shoot him in both legs for resisting arrest

Police catch escapee from Denpasar detention cell in Central Java, shoot him in both legs for resisting arrest

Yesterday, police officers intercepted and arrested a prisoner, who had previously escaped from a detention cell in Denpasar, in the Pati regency of Central Java, where he had...

Americans in Thailand can now get retirement benefits by direct deposit

Americans in Thailand can now get retirement benefits by direct deposit

Americans receiving social security, veterans or federal retirement benefits can now have them directly deposited free of charge in their Thai bank accounts, the US Embassy...

‘Sacred water’ from all provinces sanctified for coronation

‘Sacred water’ from all provinces sanctified for coronation

Eighty-six vases of water collected from every province in the kingdom and consecrated at a Bangkok temple last night were to be taken to Wat Phra Kaew today in preparation of His...

Deadly Hot: Thai North blisters at 43C, public warned of stroke

Deadly Hot: Thai North blisters at 43C, public warned of stroke

Where there’s smoke, there’s now fire, as searing temperatures in excess of 40C scorch parts of the north today. Lampang city hit 43C yesterday and is forecast to sizzle at up...

Fugitive American bitcoiner says seastead built outside Thai waters

Fugitive American bitcoiner says seastead built outside Thai waters

An American bitcoin investor on the run after being charged with a capital offense by Thai authorities says his home on the high seas was built inside international waters. Chad...

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

A telepath, poet and comedian walk into a bar and … what happens next? Find out while having some laughs and doing some good next Friday at a night of live-performance comedy,...

Police looking for woman who lured man into apartment for sex in bid to rob him

Police looking for woman who lured man into apartment for sex in bid to rob him

In a classic example of the old honeypot routine, a woman is wanted by Hong Kong police after luring a man into an apartment with the promise of sex so that her partner in crime...

Warrant out for Chinese state journo who ‘slapped’ man at UK panel on Hong Kong

Warrant out for Chinese state journo who ‘slapped’ man at UK panel on Hong Kong

A UK court has issued an arrest warrant for a Chinese state TV reporter for failing to attend a hearing relating to an incident at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham...

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Ed Sheeran fans were left soaking in the rain, and possibly their own tears, after the singer cancelled an outdoor performance at the last minute because of a thunderstorm on...

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Hong Kong. Friday, April 19 Ska & Reggae Night State of Euphoria, Mousefx, Bulletproof HK, Trippylanez, and RASHO will...

Lip-lock-alypse UPDATE: Cantopop queen Sammi Cheng breaks silence over make-out scandal

Lip-lock-alypse UPDATE: Cantopop queen Sammi Cheng breaks silence over make-out scandal

Cantopop queen Sammi Cheng has finally broken her silence days after her husband, fellow pop star Andy Hui, was caught on camera making out with a younger actress in the back seat...

Prabowo’s camp reports quick count surveyors to election commission with allegations of fake data

Prabowo’s camp reports quick count surveyors to election commission with allegations of fake data

Somewhat ironically, given that they have accused the quick count survey groups of reporting false data, Prabowo’s campaign has yet to reveal to anybody their exit polling data...

Prabowo on phone to Rizieq Shihab: Thanks for the support, let’s prostrate in front of the Kaaba

Prabowo on phone to Rizieq Shihab: Thanks for the support, let’s prostrate in front of the Kaaba

Gerindra Chairman Prabowo Subianto may not have the electoral approval of the majority of Indonesians (at least according to quick count results of yesterday’s presidential...

Europe on Screen 2019 | Hippity Hop Easter | Exhibitions at Museum MACAN | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Apr 18-21)

Europe on Screen 2019 | Hippity Hop Easter | Exhibitions at Museum MACAN | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Apr 18-21)

What are you doing on this long Easter weekend?

President Jokowi’s PDI-P party projected to win legislative election, Prabowo’s Gerindra 2nd while PSI misses out on DPR

President Jokowi’s PDI-P party projected to win legislative election, Prabowo’s Gerindra 2nd while PSI misses out on DPR

While everybody is still talking about yesterday's Indonesian presidential election (which incumbent President Joko Widodo won — unofficially), vote tallying for the national...

Prabowo’s camp says Sandiaga missing on stage due to ‘hiccups’, Bobby the Cat pays a visit

Prabowo’s camp says Sandiaga missing on stage due to ‘hiccups’, Bobby the Cat pays a visit

When Gerindra Chairman Prabowo Subianto declared victory yesterday, despite quick count results all pointing to a victory for President Joko Widodo, the conspicuous absence of his...

Start filling up your empty Spritzers: Major Kuala Lumpur water cuts next week, some areas experiencing 86-hour disruption

Start filling up your empty Spritzers: Major Kuala Lumpur water cuts next week, some areas experiencing 86-hour disruption

In anticipation of Selangor state’s biggest ever water cut, the water authority overseeing the upgrade is telling the 620,000 households soon to be affected by the cut to story...

Man arrested under suspicion of assaulting seventh wife and son with weights and barbells

Man arrested under suspicion of assaulting seventh wife and son with weights and barbells

A seven-times married Sabah man was arrested last night, three days after allegedly physically assaulting his newlywed wife, and his son from a previous relationship. Using...

Malaysian ‘dangdut’ singer feels the wrath of conservatives after shirtless man cameo in music vid

Malaysian ‘dangdut’ singer feels the wrath of conservatives after shirtless man cameo in music vid

Can you hear it? Yes, the sweet, symphonic, synthesized sounds of dangdut, Indonesia’s pop folk genre that’s lies somewhere in the tabla and drum machine wasteland between...

Publisher confirms religious authorities visited shop, took copies of book about removing veil

Publisher confirms religious authorities visited shop, took copies of book about removing veil

Uncertain times lie ahead for many Malaysians, with events over the weekend leaving many of the country’s progressives wondering just how they got left behind as the Pakatan...

Kuala Lumpur laundromat owner houses stray dogs to protect from municipal ‘dog-catchers’

Kuala Lumpur laundromat owner houses stray dogs to protect from municipal ‘dog-catchers’

Give us your poor, tired, shriveled, cold, black hearts reader – we have something nice to tell you about. Last week, Facebook group Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better posted an...

Women protecting women: Female jeepney passengers team up to help distressed commuter from being harassed

Women protecting women: Female jeepney passengers team up to help distressed commuter from being harassed

Commuting in the Philippines is no walk in the park — add to that a sexual harasser and it’s a complete nightmare. That’s what a woman experienced inside a...

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

PH Embassy says Filipino hurt in Tripoli rocket attack, urges Pinoys to leave Libya

PH Embassy says Filipino hurt in Tripoli rocket attack, urges Pinoys to leave Libya

A Filipino man was reportedly hurt during “multiple rocket attacks” amid fighting in the Libyan capital of Tripoli last night (Libya time). Philippine Embassy Charge...

Palm Grill brings Southern Mindanao’s hard-to-find comfort food to the heart of Quezon City

Palm Grill brings Southern Mindanao’s hard-to-find comfort food to the heart of Quezon City

When most Filipinos think of Jolo, Sulu, they often imagine a town wracked by violence and bloodshed. For restaurateur Jose Miguel Moreno however, Jolo was once a beautiful,...

This new Quezon City guidebook is an informative and beautifully designed addition to your coffee table

This new Quezon City guidebook is an informative and beautifully designed addition to your coffee table

It can be overwhelming to explore Quezon City — not only is it the biggest city in Metro Manila (in terms of population), but it’s also notorious for not having a...

Style game on point: These 2 secondary school Instagram accounts make canteen food look cool

Style game on point: These 2 secondary school Instagram accounts make canteen food look cool

Some amazing aesthetics going on here.

Oh nothing, just 2 monkeys having a quickie on the freshly washed windshield of a car

Oh nothing, just 2 monkeys having a quickie on the freshly washed windshield of a car

Just two animals, monkeying around.

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

A quick digest of the coolest happenings in Singapore.

Woman attempts to smuggle cigarettes into Singapore by hiding them in sanitary pad packet

Woman attempts to smuggle cigarettes into Singapore by hiding them in sanitary pad packet

She tried to "smoke" her way through customs... and failed.

It’s time for the Atonement: Enjoy the ultimate wrestling show with SPW

It’s time for the Atonement: Enjoy the ultimate wrestling show with SPW

PRESENTED BY   Are you a fan of wrestling? Well, if you are, your life is about to get better with the made-in-SEA grand wrestling performance ‘Atonement’ kicking off...

288 dead, over 1,000 injured over Thingyan: ministry

288 dead, over 1,000 injured over Thingyan: ministry

At least 288 deaths and 1,000 injuries were reported across Myanmar during this year’s Thingyan festivities, according to the Ministry of Information. While the ministry...

Defiant Rakhine rebels say ‘no peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

Defiant Rakhine rebels say ‘no peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

Rakhine rebels locked in a vicious fight with Myanmar’s army will not “get peace by praying”, its commander said as he vowed his forces will fight on despite...

Woman falls to death after summiting Myanmar peak; companions forced to abandon body

Woman falls to death after summiting Myanmar peak; companions forced to abandon body

It’s been six days since 28-year-old Saint Htet fell some 600 meters to her presumed death on Mount Phangran (or Phangran Razi) in Kachin State, where her companions, unable to...

Rights group slams arrests of satirical performers critical of military

Rights group slams arrests of satirical performers critical of military

Human Rights Watch today joined a chorus of voices condemning the government’s arrest over the Thingyan holiday of four performers who took part in a satirical thangyat...

No pardon for Pulitzer Prize winners Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo

No pardon for Pulitzer Prize winners Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo

A New Year’s amnesty traditionally offered to thousands of prisoners across Myanmar raised hopes this week that Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo might be released...

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Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Ed Sheeran fans were left soaking in the rain, and possibly their own tears, after the singer cancelled an outdoor performance at the last minute because of a thunderstorm on...

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

A telepath, poet and comedian walk into a bar and … what happens next? Find out while having some laughs and doing some good next Friday at a night of live-performance comedy,...

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Hong Kong. Friday, April 19 Ska & Reggae Night State of Euphoria, Mousefx, Bulletproof HK, Trippylanez, and RASHO will...

420 Forever: Thailand’s 2 Pro-Cannabis Festivals Roll Out This Week

420 Forever: Thailand’s 2 Pro-Cannabis Festivals Roll Out This Week

There are not one but two festivals dedicated to cannabis culture happening this year in Thailand — one in Bangkok and another in the northeastern province of Buriram....

Europe on Screen 2019 | Hippity Hop Easter | Exhibitions at Museum MACAN | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Apr 18-21)

Europe on Screen 2019 | Hippity Hop Easter | Exhibitions at Museum MACAN | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Apr 18-21)

What are you doing on this long Easter weekend?

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