Fans of Kang Daniel donates 12.1 million won to Korea Association for Children with Terminal Diseases

Fans of Kang Daniel donated 12.1 million Korean won to the Korea Association for Children with Terminal Diseases on the South Korean singer and songwriter's23rd...

Another NUS student penalized for photographing women in the shower

Singapore—Yet another Peeping Tom case has made the headlines, with a student from the National University of Singapore (NUS) accused of entering the bathroom...

Japan govt ordered to pay damages over transgender toilet ban

A Tokyo court on Thursday ordered the Japanese government to pay compensation to a transgender official who was refused use of the women's bathroom...

India deploys troops as protestors defy curfew over citizen bill

by Anup Sharma Authorities deployed thousands of paramilitaries and blocked mobile internet in northeast India Thursday, while police fired blank rounds at protesters who defied...

Thousands gather for glimpse of Thai king at final coronation event

Flanked by more than 2,000 oarsmen rowing to a steady drumbeat, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn travelled down Bangkok's Chao Phraya river as part of...

NZ military set for risky mission to retrieve bodies from volcano

by Marty Melville New Zealand's military will embark on a risky dawn mission to retrieve eight bodies from the still-active White Island volcano, officials said...

Hong Kongers attend service for student who died during clashes

Hundreds of mourners attended a memorial service on Thursday for a Hong Kong student whose death led to some of the most violent clashes...

Najib says he wants to know the truth about the missing funds

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak says he wants to know the truth about the funds that are declared missing by the prosecution in his SRC International Sdn Bhd's case. He...

The Magnificence of May, 9 2019 must be Magnified, not marginalised

After almost 19 months in office, the Malaysian Government administration headed by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is attempting to maintain some kind of a...

Mahathir’s daughter says equal rights will not make people dance naked in streets

Equal rights for all Malaysians does not mean people will go dance naked in the streets of the country, says social activist and daughter...

Demise of PKR, PH and the possibility of Anwar Ibrahim becoming PM, fast approaching

Any decent and reasonable Pakatan Harapan supporter would have been utterly embarrassed by the shenanigans of PKR party apparatchiks at last week’s congress. A fracas...

Minister Masagos cites importance of policy action in updating Singapore’s climate pledge

After five years, Singapore will be updating its climate pledge in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos...

2019’s top headline phrases: From “POFMA” to “Malu apa, bossku”

Here’s my personal selection of words or phrases that have dominated...

The future of employment

Towards the end of 2019, Malaysia recently announced its Malaysia Critical...

Does waterpolo’s sinking in SEA Games mean end of Singapore’s team sports?

The ending of Singapore’s winning streak in SEA Games waterpolo is...

Break PKR and ruin Anwar’s bid for PM?

Anwar Ibrahim is counting on a maximum number of MPs in...

Cinderella star Lily James says acting is ‘not just a job’

Although she always wanted to be the centre of attention, actress...

Brief encounter: fighter wins SEA Games gold after underwear row

by James EDGAR A Filipino martial artist was prepared to give up...

Singaporean vendor takes a jab at viral ‘duct-taped banana’ masterpiece

Recently, an art piece titled Comedian which was created by Italian...

Big role for Princess Leia in Star Wars finale, The Rise of Skywalker

Princess Leia, the beloved Star Wars character played by late actress...