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7 of the worst maid abuse cases in Singapore

One had to climb down 15 stories to escape her employer.

PH embassy in Washington DC wants Asian-Americans protected from hate crimes

The Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. today urged the United States government to protect Asian-Americans,...

PH embassy in Washington DC wants Asian-Americans protected from hate crimes

JAIS can’t say why they needed 122 officers to get Nur Sajat

The Selangor state religious authority issued a warrant of arrest for Nur Sajat after court no-show.

JAIS can’t say why they needed 122 officers to get Nur Sajat

Services resume after death on train tracks forced commuters to reroute

Man found after train captain reported ‘hitting an object.’

Services resume after death on train tracks forced commuters to reroute

Supreme Court allows legitimate Filipino children to use their mother’s family name

Dismantle the patriarchy, yo. The Supreme Court declared that legitimate Filipinos can use their mother’s family...

Supreme Court allows legitimate Filipino children to use their mother’s family name

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Russian influencer who posed naked on elephant didn’t break any laws: Bali police

Russian influencer who posed naked on elephant didn’t break any laws: Bali police

Art may have prevailed in the case of a Russian influencer who posed naked while lying face down on top of an elephant in Bali.

Indonesia’s tourism minister says plans rolling for drive-thru vaccination program in Bali

Indonesia’s tourism minister says plans rolling for drive-thru vaccination program in Bali

A vacant space owned by Waterbom Bali might become the site of a drive-thru vaccination program for travelers.

Bali to observe zero shadow day on Feb. 26 and 27

Bali to observe zero shadow day on Feb. 26 and 27

You might want to set a reminder for this upcoming astronomical event.

American woman found dead on Bingin Beach likely fell off cliff: police

American woman found dead on Bingin Beach likely fell off cliff: police

The dead body of a woman who was found on Bingin Beach yesterday morning has been identified as that of an American national.

Bali police arrest Russian fugitive wanted by Interpol after 2 weeks on the run

Bali police arrest Russian fugitive wanted by Interpol after 2 weeks on the run

Immigration authorities said that the arrests were possible due to a joint effort involving military and police officers. 

Here’s every joint cooking with CBD across Thailand (that we know of)

Here’s every joint cooking with CBD across Thailand (that we know of)

Restaurants and cafes nationwide have been quick to capitalize on relaxed drug laws enabling them to serve recipes infused with CBD hype. While you’d have to really chow down to...

Coronavirus at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market? It’s already happened.

Coronavirus at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market? It’s already happened.

In fetid rows of stalls at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market, mongooses, polecats, meerkats, ferrets and cougars are packed in. Civet cats – which likely bridged SARS to humans –...

Shorter quarantines on table again as vaccine arrival gives Thai tourism hope

Shorter quarantines on table again as vaccine arrival gives Thai tourism hope

Another look is being given to making quarantine less of a hassle to lure foreign travelers back to the kingdom now that vaccines have finally landed in the kingdom. Fewer days of...

3 Prayuth cabinet members convicted of sedition

3 Prayuth cabinet members convicted of sedition

Three members of the military-backed cabinet of Prayuth Chan-o-cha were removed from office today after a court found them guilty of sedition, according to a pool reporter in the...

Thailand rejects speculation coronavirus emerged at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market

Thailand rejects speculation coronavirus emerged at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market

A public health official this afternoon refuted a report suggesting Bangkok’s sprawling Chatuchak Market was the origin of the global pandemic that has ravaged the world for...

Nature’s bathtub: YouTuber lounges in porcelain pool embedded in Sai Kung cliff

Nature’s bathtub: YouTuber lounges in porcelain pool embedded in Sai Kung cliff

The bathtub has since been buried under rocks and concrete.

Plane that took off from Hong Kong airport makes emergency landing in Russia, nobody injured

Plane that took off from Hong Kong airport makes emergency landing in Russia, nobody injured

Nobody was injured in the incident.

‘Glory to Hong Kong’ busker Oliver Ma cleared of noise nuisance charges

‘Glory to Hong Kong’ busker Oliver Ma cleared of noise nuisance charges

"It was an abuse of power," Ma told Coconuts.

Elderly woman arrested on suspicion of murdering husband in his sleep

Elderly woman arrested on suspicion of murdering husband in his sleep

The woman has a history of schizophrenia and depression.

Customer finds cockroach baked into bread from French bakery chain

Customer finds cockroach baked into bread from French bakery chain

It's not the first time the chain's hygiene standards have been questioned.

Indonesian netizens’ backlash at Microsoft proves digital civility study right

Indonesian netizens’ backlash at Microsoft proves digital civility study right

Microsoft seems to have made enemies in Indonesia after the country came last in Southeast Asia in the Digital Civility Index (DCI). Well, it appears that the result has come full...

Ewe is naughty: Indonesians flood American farmers union’s tweet about female sheep over NSFW translation

Ewe is naughty: Indonesians flood American farmers union’s tweet about female sheep over NSFW translation

A farmers union in the US got a taste of Indonesian humor after its tweet blew up with sex jokes from the archipelago nation thanks to an NSFW translation of an English word.

District attorney drops blasphemy charges against 4 health workers who bathed deceased female COVID-19 patient

District attorney drops blasphemy charges against 4 health workers who bathed deceased female COVID-19 patient

The charges were dropped after District Attorney Agustinus Wijono ruled this week that there is insufficient evidence to further process the case.

KFC to open at least 25 stores in Indonesia this year

KFC to open at least 25 stores in Indonesia this year

KFC is clucking its way into even stronger fast food dominance in Indonesia as the most popular chain is set to open dozens of new restaurants this year.

From Seminyak to Jakarta, Sisterfields Bakery delivers sweetness to your door

From Seminyak to Jakarta, Sisterfields Bakery delivers sweetness to your door

We get it, you miss having brunch, afternoon tea or coffee in Bali’s hip spots ⁠— but until it’s really safe for us Jakartans to travel to the island of the gods again,...

Malaysians enraptured by big titty ghost aka ‘hantu tetek’

Malaysians enraptured by big titty ghost aka ‘hantu tetek’

‘Hantu tetek’ be making people feel horny and terrified at the same time

JAIS can’t say why they needed 122 officers to get Nur Sajat

JAIS can’t say why they needed 122 officers to get Nur Sajat

The Selangor state religious authority issued a warrant of arrest for Nur Sajat after court no-show.

Janna Nick sorry over ‘Lisa Blackpig’ fiasco

Janna Nick sorry over ‘Lisa Blackpig’ fiasco

Lawyer says the name was meant to be a tribute to Blackpink’s Lisa. What do you think @YGOfficialBlink?

Selangor’s law against gay sex unconstitutional: Federal court

Selangor’s law against gay sex unconstitutional: Federal court

A win for the LGBTQ community in Selangor. #TetapBangga 🏳️‍🌈

Sugarbook CEO Darren Chan to go on trial over ‘Top 10 Sugar Baby Universities’ ranking

Sugarbook CEO Darren Chan to go on trial over ‘Top 10 Sugar Baby Universities’ ranking

Chan out on RM10,000 bail.

Go To Work: Duterte canceled 3 public holidays and people are fuming

Go To Work: Duterte canceled 3 public holidays and people are fuming

Quite a lot of Filipinos were infuriated when President Rodrigo Duterte canceled three public holidays from 2021 yesterday, turning them into special working days instead. Duterte...

Claudine Barretto says Jodi Sta. Maria is ‘not a good influence’ on her ex-husband

Claudine Barretto says Jodi Sta. Maria is ‘not a good influence’ on her ex-husband

Raymart Santiago has become a negligent father since he started dating fellow actor Jodi Sta. Maria, said Claudine Barretto, Santiago’s estranged wife. Santiago and Sta....

Supreme Court allows legitimate Filipino children to use their mother’s family name

Supreme Court allows legitimate Filipino children to use their mother’s family name

Dismantle the patriarchy, yo. The Supreme Court declared that legitimate Filipinos can use their mother’s family name, several media reported early this week. In a decision...

PH embassy in Washington DC wants Asian-Americans protected from hate crimes

PH embassy in Washington DC wants Asian-Americans protected from hate crimes

The Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. today urged the United States government to protect Asian-Americans, including Filipinos, from race-fuelled attacks. The embassy said in...

Presidential adviser Mon Tulfo to be investigated for using unregistered COVID vax

Presidential adviser Mon Tulfo to be investigated for using unregistered COVID vax

The local Food and Drug Authority (FDA) today vowed to investigate Special Envoy for Public Diplomacy to China Ramon “Mon” Tulfo’s illegal use of...

7 of the worst maid abuse cases in Singapore

7 of the worst maid abuse cases in Singapore

One had to climb down 15 stories to escape her employer.

Services resume after death on train tracks forced commuters to reroute

Services resume after death on train tracks forced commuters to reroute

Man found after train captain reported ‘hitting an object.’

Singapore to get more 4K Wong Kar-wai after ticket debacle

Singapore to get more 4K Wong Kar-wai after ticket debacle

Fans were not in the mood for poorly managed ticket sales.

‘I have been dealing with self-harm for over 10 years’: Singaporean actress Julie Tan

‘I have been dealing with self-harm for over 10 years’: Singaporean actress Julie Tan

Tan goes public about her mental health struggles following TikTok meltdown.

Singapore mom creates exquisite slime treats, destroys them on camera for fun (Videos)

Singapore mom creates exquisite slime treats, destroys them on camera for fun (Videos)

All with a soothing dose of ASMR.

Pro-military goons charge protesters with knives, cudgels in downtown Yangon (Video)

Pro-military goons charge protesters with knives, cudgels in downtown Yangon (Video)

At least three people were seriously injured after hundreds of pro-military thugs attacked protesters in downtown Yangon this morning. Hundreds of military supporters rushed a...

Protesters vent at Thai embassy over junta delegation in Bangkok

Protesters vent at Thai embassy over junta delegation in Bangkok

Protesters converged today on the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon to demand that high-level ASEAN diplomats not legitimize Myanmar’s military coup by meeting with a junta figure in...

‘I will shoot your f*cking faces,’ gun-toting ‘soldier’ threatens Myanmar protesters on Facebook

‘I will shoot your f*cking faces,’ gun-toting ‘soldier’ threatens Myanmar protesters on Facebook

Real bullets, real guns, real threats. A man dressed in army green took to Facebook live last night to show off his arsenal and threaten to kill anyone protesting Myanmar’s...

Monks gone wild? Motorists assaulted in Yangon by robed attackers

Monks gone wild? Motorists assaulted in Yangon by robed attackers

A group of people wearing robes yesterday smashed the windows of cars waiting at a traffic light on Yangon’s Bahan 3 Road. What appeared to be four monks and five civilians used...

Fear that China will secure junta rule feeds rumors of conspiracy in Myanmar

Fear that China will secure junta rule feeds rumors of conspiracy in Myanmar

A flight from Kunming loaded with Chinese IT techs to seal off Myanmar’s internet. Chinese security forces masquerading as Burmese soldiers. An uncertain dictator evacuating his...

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Malaysians enraptured by big titty ghost aka ‘hantu tetek’

Malaysians enraptured by big titty ghost aka ‘hantu tetek’

‘Hantu tetek’ be making people feel horny and terrified at the same time

Claudine Barretto says Jodi Sta. Maria is ‘not a good influence’ on her ex-husband

Claudine Barretto says Jodi Sta. Maria is ‘not a good influence’ on her ex-husband

Raymart Santiago has become a negligent father since he started dating fellow actor Jodi Sta. Maria, said Claudine Barretto, Santiago’s estranged wife. Santiago and Sta....

Janna Nick sorry over ‘Lisa Blackpig’ fiasco

Janna Nick sorry over ‘Lisa Blackpig’ fiasco

Lawyer says the name was meant to be a tribute to Blackpink’s Lisa. What do you think @YGOfficialBlink?

Ocean Park is offering HK$88 admission tickets for a limited time

Ocean Park is offering HK$88 admission tickets for a limited time

Steeply discounted stays at the Ocean Park Marriott Hotel are also on offer.

Singapore to get more 4K Wong Kar-wai after ticket debacle

Singapore to get more 4K Wong Kar-wai after ticket debacle

Fans were not in the mood for poorly managed ticket sales.

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