Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:41:41
China says US warship 'violated' its sovereignty
Beijing on Saturday said it had dispatched a warship to drive away a US missile destroyer which had "violated" its sovereignty by sailing close to a shoal in the disputed South China Sea.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Indonesia plans exports of LNG to Pakistan, Bangladesh
INDONESIA’S Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Arcandra Tahar has said the country plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries — Pakistan and Bangladesh — with the trading values at about US$6 billion for each country. Arcandra said the LNG export would be decided during the visit of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to the countries in the near future.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Defeated at home, ISIS flickers into life on Southeast Asian screens
The surfacing of a second propaganda video by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), featuring Singaporean Megat Shahdan Abdul Samad, has sharpened the message of the terror group for Southeast Asia.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:46:55
Aigner goes wild for Bangkok
After its success in Europe, Middle East and Asia – and in South Korea in particular – Aigner comes to Thailand, launching the #AIGNERLOVESBKK campaign to promote the brand that’s known for its combination of German precision and Tuscan tradition.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:23:14
Second giant panda cub born in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur - A giant panda loaned to Malaysia from China has given birth to a second cub during its stay in the Southeast Asian country, zoo officials said Wednesday.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:39:13
His Majesty sends gifts to troops, police in deep South
His Majesty the King has had a privy councillor deliver 1,500 sets of New Year gifts to soldiers and police working in the three Southern border provinces.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:33:29
Malaysian superbiker killed in accident in Pattalung
Phattalung - A Malaysian superbike rider was killed while his wife was seriously injured in an accident along the Petchakasem Highway between Hatyai and Phattalung in southern Thailand on January 16.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:25:00
Art centre gets dusty for a purpose
Greenpeace Southeast Asia is hosting the art exhibition “Right to Clean Air” at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre through January 28 – and all the art is made from dust.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
The undiscovered South
Unspoilt beaches and crystal-clear waters make Ranong the perfect place for a peaceful holiday
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Egat denies new speculation that southern coal-fired plants cancelled
THERE ARE still no plans to cancel the Krabi and Thepa coal-fired power plant projects, the Electricity Generating Authority (Egat) has stated, while it was confirmed that there would also be new coal or gas-powered plants in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) special economic zone.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:51:19
184 teachers killed in southern insurgency
Southern insurgents have killed 184 teachers in three southern border provinces since the violence flared up in 2004, a senior teacher said on Tuesday.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:56:46
Indorama plans joint venture with Huvis for new plant in US
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, and Huvis Corporation (HC) of South Korea have announced their intention to establish a 50/50 joint venture for the development, construction and operation of a low melting fiber (LMF) plant in the United States, IVL said in a statement on Tuesday.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:46:42
South Korea split over cryptocurrency measures
SEOUL - Amid mixed messages from the government that had confused investors over the weekend, the Korean public also appeared split on how to approach the cryptocurrency craze.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Property platform ZmyHone wins seed funding from Singapore
SINGAPORE-based KK Fund has injected seed funding of US$400,000 into online property marketplace ZmyHone and aims to invest US$15 million into other startups in Southeast Asia over the region in the coming years.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:33:41
Two Thais confirmed dead in southern California mudslides
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office in California has confirmed the death of a Thai man, identified as Pinit Sutthithepa, 30, who was killed in a deadly mudslide in the southern California town of Montecito.