India school faces sedition charges over citizenship play

Indian police have launched a sedition investigation against a primary school over a play that allegedly criticised a contentious citizenship law, officials said Wednesday. There...

Modi says India can now defeat Pakistan ‘in 10 days’

India is now capable of making Pakistan "bite the dust" in less than 10 days in any new war with its arch-rival, Prime Minister...

US House votes to warn China against meddling in Dalai Lama succession

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials who interfere in the process of determining the Dalai Lama's...

AFP Fact Check: Novel coronavirus breeds global false claims

A deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands and spread around the world since emerging in China, has also spawned many false claims on...

China shuts down: The measures taken to curb a virus

China has enacted extraordinary measures to contain the spread of a new coronavirus that has killed more than 130 people, infected thousands and reached...

SDP calls on public not to produce and spread of fake news, rumours about Wuhan virus outbreak

Singapore — The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), in a statement released on Wednesday (Jan 29), has called on Singaporeans not to produce and spread...

WP politician on Wuhan virus: “Every once in a while, the world will face new unknown and deadly viruses”

Yee Jenn Jong, a former Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) with the Workers’ Party (WP) posted on social media earlier today asking the people...

PM Lee says Singapore is well prepared to deal with the Wuhan virus

Singapore—In the wake of three new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Singapore in a twenty-four-hour span, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong posted...

Man arrested in Malaysia for spreading fake news about Wuhan virus

Petaling Jaya—A man was arrested in Bangi on Tuesday (Jan 28) for spreading false information about the novel coronavirus, also commonly known as the...

Why are the Islamists afraid of Anwar Ibrahim?

Last year, Malaysia saw a spike in political manoeuvres akin to a “game of thrones”. The country watched the Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali...

Wuhan virus: WP urges public to “not give in to fear-mongering by speculating, spreading rumours”

Singapore — The Workers’ Party (WP), referring to the Wuhan virus outbreak, has urged the public to "not give in to fear-mongering by speculating and spreading...

Travel restrictions for those travelling from Hubei effective 12pm, Jan 29

Effective 12pm Wednesday (Jan 29), tightened travel restrictions will be imposed in wake of two new confirmed cases of the Wuhan virus in Singapore,...

Dr Mahathir’s Malaysia tops democracy index in the Asean region

Malaysia has taken top spot in the Asean region on the...

Is Malaysia’s errant elite looking west, not to the East?

With a busy background of essentially buccaneering cases against members of...

Dr Mahathir’s Pakatan Stumbles in Kimanis but Soldiers On

On March 8, 2018, some two months before Malaysia’s 14th General...

Why Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are not attending the Grammys

Justin Bieber wed his sweetheart Hailey Baldwin two years ago but they...

Malaysian actress Lee Sinje turns 44

On January 23, actress Lee Sinje turned 44 but the day...

Singaporean filmmaker Sandi Tan lands cover story for Vanity Fair’s Oscar edition

Singapore—Filmmaker, film critic and writer Sandi Tan has marked another career...

Korean star Son Ye Jin rushed to hospital while filming hit TV drama series

The Korean TV drama series Crash Landing On You, starring Hyun...