Thailand is prioritizing energy trading in line with ASEAN’s increased volume of renewable energy generation. Soon, the country will have the first-ever Southeast Asian electricity super grid which supplies energy to its neighboring countries.
A Vietnamese environmental activist was beaten in prison for refusing to confess his crimes, his wife told AFP Friday in the one-party communist state notorious for jailing critics.
Since 2013, an estimated 425 Malaysian drug mules are detained globally in 19 different countries. Singapore has the largest chunk of arrests, with 175 Malaysian drug mules arrested since 2013. Next in the list is Thailand with 49, Australia with 34, and 21 for Japan.
A teenage pro-democracy protester shot by a Hong Kong police officer was on Thursday charged with rioting, as authorities were reportedly set to ban the wearing of face masks at public rallies.
What is the fate of e-cigarettes in the bulwark of Asia, where countries are planning for blanket bans?
China marks 70 years of Communist rule next week, with a massive military parade in Beijing anchoring celebrations of its emergence as a global superpower, despite a damaging year of trade tensions with the US and pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong.
In just a few years, people from Bintan can drive to Batam in just a few minutes thanks to a 4.35-mile bridge that will connect the islands in the Malacca Strait. This project is in line with President Joko Widodo’s priority on infrastructure.
Google appoints new chief Stanley Chen in China, how does Google plan to retake China’s search market?
Myanmar, a spiritual nation that stands with a full heart and a courageous spirit
Malaysia has banned the hit Jennifer Lopez movie “Hustlers”, authorities said Friday, criticising the film about strippers as packed with “obscene content” not suitable for cinema-goers in the conservative country.
Was cannabis a component of ancient Chinese funeral rites, 2,500 years ago?
From Rags to Riches, learn how Peng Liyuan turn from a sonstress to become China’s First Lady.
“Crazy Rich Asians” can never be more fitting to describe what is happening in this side of the planet financially. As of last year, Asia has already topped the charts in producing the most billionaires in the world, with North America and Europe trailing closely behind.
Southeast Asia alone has 650 million unbanked individuals. Despite improving connectivity, many countries in Asia still show large percentages of the ‘unbanked,’ or people who simply do not have ownership or access to traditional bank accounts.
Directed by Michele Josue, Happy Jail details the life of inmates and authorities inside the Philippines’ Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Here’s everything you need to know about the documentary.
You’re not going to believe what’s coming in store this 2030. Toyota has teamed up with Japan’s space agency to make the biggest and most ambitious moon rover yet
Rare earth elements are needed to produce a lot of consumer products, from iPhones to missiles. China happens to dominate 80% of the market.
Tensions are high surrounding three nations with much to fight for in the South China Sea