Over 30,000 gather to support Hong Kong cops jailed for beating Occupy protester: reports

More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a pro-democracy activist in 2014, reports said Television news footage showed...

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Balinese family found dead in home, alleged familicide

A family of four were reportedly found dead in their home in a case of alleged familicide in Bondalem Village, Buleleng, North Bali The Balinese family, including two parents...

Balinese family found dead in home, alleged familicide

South African arrested at Bali airport with 1.1 kg of meth in his underwear

A South African national was reportedly arrested at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport after customs officers found some meth hidden in the man’s underwear And it wasn’t just a...

South African arrested at Bali airport with 1.1 kg of meth in his underwear

Weather drives Bali durian prices up but demand holds steady

Durian lovers are going to have to pony up more cash this year if they want to buy their beloved ‘king of fruits’ in Bali Local market prices have reportedly soared in Bali...

Weather drives Bali durian prices up but demand holds steady

Illegal sand mining rampant in West Bali: report

Illegal sand mining is apparently going on unabated in Jembrana, West Bali The sand, mined from the region’s beaches, is sold not only to Bali, but also onwards to Java,...

Illegal sand mining rampant in West Bali: report

Saudi tourists caught shoplifting at Bali airport duty free

A group of tourists from Saudi Arabia were reportedly caught shoplifting at a duty free shop at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport The news comes just as travel plans to...

Saudi tourists caught shoplifting at Bali airport duty free

Russian tourist borrows 100,000 baht for bail for feeding fish off Phuket

The 53-year-old Russian woman who spent two nights in police lockup after she was caught feeding bread to fish on Racha Yai Island, south of Phuket, has been released on...

Russian tourist borrows 100,000 baht for bail for feeding fish off Phuket

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

A 17-year-old girl in Bangkok may face a murder charge for aborting her pregnancy at eight months According to Kannayao police, the minor, whose name was withheld, admitted to...

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

Thai army claims breakthrough pact with separatists in south

Thailand's army has reached a breakthrough pact with a Muslim separatist group to create a safety zone in the battle-torn southern provinces, the lead negotiator said on...

Thai army claims breakthrough pact with separatists in south

Central Group buys British Embassy land for 20 billion baht

Despite facing criticism for selling the land, the Central Group’s offer price was high enough for the Brits to sell off more of the prized parcel where the British Embassy sits...

Central Group buys British Embassy land for 20 billion baht

Government kills plan to track foreigners with their SIM cards

The plans that circulated several months ago outlining that tourists and other foreigners would be forced to use SIM cards that could be tracked by the government, ostensibly for...

Government kills plan to track foreigners with their SIM cards

Hiker who went missing for over 1 week survived by drinking from mountain stream

A hiker who was missing for over a week says survived being trapped on a Tuen Mun mountain by drinking from a nearby stream The 49-year-old woman, surnamed Cheung, was found...

Hiker who went missing for over 1 week survived by drinking from mountain stream

Colleagues of power plant worker who was buried alive in ash raise funds for his family

After a power plant worker was killed in a freak industrial accident earlier this week, his colleagues and sympathetic Hong Kong citizens are rallying together to support...

Colleagues of power plant worker who was buried alive in ash raise funds for his family

Over 30,000 gather to support Hong Kong cops jailed for beating Occupy protester: reports

More than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong Wednesday to show their support for seven police officers who were sentenced to two years in jail for beating up a...

Over 30,000 gather to support Hong Kong cops jailed for beating Occupy protester: reports

Financial Secretary reports HKD92.8 billion budget surplus, proposes tax reductions and other sweeteners

Hong Kong handed out billions of dollars in tax cuts and poverty relief today to reflate its economy, and projected a brighter outlook this year amid growing concerns over rising...

Financial Secretary reports HKD92.8 billion budget surplus, proposes tax reductions and other sweeteners

‘Just not China first’: Local netizens appeal to Trump to make ‘America First, Hong Kong Second’ in satirical video

By now, you've probably seen the "America First, Netherlands Second" video from the Dutch comedy show Zondag met Lubach The clip, a humorous response to US President Donald...

‘Just not China first’: Local netizens appeal to Trump to make ‘America First, Hong Kong Second’ in satirical video

Israeli PM’s plane took a 2-hour detour on Singapore-Sydney flight just to dodge Indonesian airspace

Ask any Indonesian which country they hate the most and many (particularly Muslims) would probably say Israel (And that’s not just our conjecture - a BBC World Service Poll...

Israeli PM’s plane took a 2-hour detour on Singapore-Sydney flight just to dodge Indonesian airspace

Four richest Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million: Oxfam

The four richest Indonesians are wealthier than the poorest 100 million people in the country, a study has found, highlighting how huge numbers have been left behind as the...

Four richest Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million: Oxfam

28-year-old man falls in love with woman who called him accidentally, finds out she’s 82, still decides to marry her

They say love works in mysterious ways Sometimes, that is an understatement Sofian Loho Dandel is a 28-year-old man living on Mantehage Island in the North Minahasa regency of...

28-year-old man falls in love with woman who called him accidentally, finds out she’s 82, still decides to marry her

Baby Bornean orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet

Baby primate Vena shyly turned her head away from a bottle as two vets tried to feed her, the latest Bornean orangutan rescued in Indonesia after being kept as a pet Villagers...

Baby Bornean orangutan rescued after being kept as a pet

Police have evidence leader of anti-Ahok rallies sent money to pro-IS group in Turkey

National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian said the police are investigating allegations that Bachtiar Nasir, chairman of the National Movement to Safeguard the Indonesian Ulema...

Police have evidence leader of anti-Ahok rallies sent money to pro-IS group in Turkey

BREAKING: Female suspects in Kim killing knew it was poison attack

Two women arrested over the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur knew they were taking part in a poison attack, Malaysia's police chief said...

BREAKING: Female suspects in Kim killing knew it was poison attack

Armed guards at Kim morgue, reports say son arrives for body

Malaysian armed guards on Tuesday stood watch at the hospital holding the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, amid reports his son had...

Armed guards at Kim morgue, reports say son arrives for body

Malaysia seeks North Korean fugitives in Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police said Sunday they believe five North Koreans were involved in the murder of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un, with four having fled the country on the day of...

Malaysia seeks North Korean fugitives in Kim Jong-nam killing

WATCH: Leaked CCTV footage possibly shows how Kim Jong-nam was assassinated.

Shocking footage emerged recently, purportedly showing how a female hit squad carried out their assassination on Kim Jong-nam at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport The...

WATCH: Leaked CCTV footage possibly shows how Kim Jong-nam was assassinated.

Major poaching ring busted in Kelantan; heavy weaponry and explosives seized from group

The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) teamed up with the Malaysian Armed Forces recently and managed to take down one of the country's most wanted...

Major poaching ring busted in Kelantan; heavy weaponry and explosives seized from group

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout "My team...

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

Fortunes, futures and the lives of Quiapo psychics

Located in the heart of the pulsing capital, the Quiapo Church is a decades-old reminder of the strong presence of Catholicism in the Philippines It is known as a place of faith,...

Fortunes, futures and the lives of Quiapo psychics

PAL’s new inflight safety video is something you’d actually want to watch

Frequent fliers know the reminders by heart: fasten your seatbelts, leave all carry on bags behind during an evacuation, put your own oxygen mask first before helping others...

PAL’s new inflight safety video is something you’d actually want to watch

Driver of the bus in Tanay crash apologized for broken brakes before ramming into a tree

Moments before the tragic Tanay bus accident took place, 37-year-old driver Julian Lacorda Jr, apologized to the passsengers after realizing that the brakes of the vehicle were...

Driver of the bus in Tanay crash apologized for broken brakes before ramming into a tree

Pedophile on the run from US police arrested in Tuguegarao City

A convicted American pedophile wanted by US federal authorities was arrested by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) over the weekend The 38-year-old was arrested at his...

Pedophile on the run from US police arrested in Tuguegarao City

Sam’s Learning Centre steps forward to explain the alleged photos of abuse of toddlers

Last week, two childcare centres went under the spotlight by both the authorities and the public over accusations of mistreating kids left in their care While both centres –...

Sam’s Learning Centre steps forward to explain the alleged photos of abuse of toddlers

Congrats to the 9 restaurants from Singapore that made it on ‘Asia’s 50 Best’ list

When you dine at any of the eateries on the list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, you know you'll be getting impeccable food and service So we're pretty proud to see nine...

Congrats to the 9 restaurants from Singapore that made it on ‘Asia’s 50 Best’ list

A Singapore-flagged oil tanker was actually sold off on Taobao for S$16m

We’re still trying to wrap our heads around this one, but it seems like anything is possible in the age of online shopping Especially for online marketplace Taobao, the Chinese...

A Singapore-flagged oil tanker was actually sold off on Taobao for S$16m

WATCH: The post-apocalyptic landscape caused by this morning’s colossal Tuas blaze

The various images of the massive blaze at 23 Tuas View Circuit uploaded on social media this morning is scary enough to show you the severe scale of the inferno Thick plumes...

WATCH: The post-apocalyptic landscape caused by this morning’s colossal Tuas blaze

Guns N’ Roses fan who works at Changi Airport manages to sneak some pics of the band’s private jet

With just a couple more days to Guns N' Roses making their debut concert in Singapore (about time, too), one fan of theirs managed to get a glimpse of their rock and roll...

Guns N’ Roses fan who works at Changi Airport manages to sneak some pics of the band’s private jet

Fugitive slowly gained new mother’s trust before snatching baby

A newborn child was abducted from the Central Women’s Hospital in Mandalay on February 15, and no progress has been made in recovering the infant or in apprehending the suspect...

Fugitive slowly gained new mother’s trust before snatching baby

Myanmar will host the AFF U-18 Championship in September

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-18 Championship is set to take place in Myanmar in September, the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) announced on Tuesday The tournament...

Myanmar will host the AFF U-18 Championship in September

Police detain culprit who baked yaba stash into cake

People sure are getting creative with their drug transportation methods On Monday, Pathein police caught a 33-year-old man who was attempting to transport a stash of WY-marked...

Police detain culprit who baked yaba stash into cake

Get your paws on some pretty cakes from Frosting Cat

When Myanmar began its gradual integration with the international community a few years ago, its citizens became aware of things that the rest of the world had long taken for...

Get your paws on some pretty cakes from Frosting Cat

Mixologist Pioneers Mobile Food in Nyaungshwe

by Tiffany Teng At first glance, this hip food cart looks out of place at Nyaungshwe’s new night market, located just a few kilometers north of Inle Lake Serving up the...

Mixologist Pioneers Mobile Food in Nyaungshwe

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