A tale of heartbreak – a dead whale was found in the shores of the Philippines. Marine biologists are calling it the worst case of plastic ingestion.
A multi-year partnership emerged from Clé de Peau Beauté and UNICEF to boost gender equality programs across the world.
Luxury brand Dior has become the latest company to apologise to China over a perceived insult to national sovereignty, saying Thursday it “cherishes the feelings of the Chinese people”.
A diet heavy on cheap, modern food like instant noodles that fills bellies but lacks key nutrients has left millions of children unhealthily thin or overweight in southeast Asia, experts say.
New pictures of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse through a winter landscape to the summit of Mount Paektu, a sacred peak for North Koreans, have fuelled speculation that the young leader may be set for a major policy announcement.
As Facebook readies to launch its answer to bitcoin, China is set to introduce its own digital currency — one that could allow the government and the central bank to see what people spend their money on, according to analysts.
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 popular K-pop star who had long been the target of abusive online comments was found dead at her home Monday, South Korean police said.
Vietnam has pulled the animated film “Abominable” from theatres over a scene featuring a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing’s claims in the flashpoint waterway, cinemas and state media reported Monday.
Seven pilot whales were found dead on an eastern Indonesian beach, an official said Saturday, after 17 were stranded in the remote area.
Singapore’s new law to combat “fake news” came into effect Wednesday despite criticism from tech giants and activists, who labelled the tough rules a “chilling” attempt to stifle dissent.
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.
Joshua Su, also known as The g3sha, is a Singaporean rapper and he has something important to say. Last July, Su stirred the pot and caused mass controversy with his latest release “I’m OK”.
Beyond the Thailand’s necessary façade to make the country look more open and welcoming to the rest of the world are the cracks and crevices where the dark and unspoken aspects of Thai culture are largely hidden from view.
Strife-torn Hong Kong has been dropped from the 2019-20 Forumula E season as the city is battered by four months of violent pro-democracy protests that show no sign of abating.
Taiwan has expelled a Chinese tourist for damaging a “Lennon Wall” that was put up in support of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, a move likely to irk Beijing.
China on Tuesday pulled NBA exhibition games from television screens as the league faced an escalating punishment campaign in the lucrative Chinese market ignited by an American basketball executive’s pro-democracy tweet.
A top online gamer from Hong Kong who was expelled from an international eSports tournament after showing support for the city’s protest movement said on Tuesday he has no regrets.
There is more than meets the eye to the towering robot resembling a character from the “Transformers” movie franchise — it speaks Vietnamese and is made from spare motorbike parts.
Tiffany & Co. have removed a tweet showing a woman covering one eye after Chinese consumers accused the jeweller of supporting the Hong Kong protesters.
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.
McKinsey said that the vast nation’s apparel market was forecast to be worth $59.3 billion in 2022, making it the sixth-largest in the world.
Tens of thousands of Pokemon Go fans descended on a Taiwan park Thursday hoping to catch a rare “Heracross” and other elusive virtual creatures from the popular game.
The 91-year-old billionaire said small and medium-sized businesses would benefit from the fund, worth HK$1 billion (US$128 million), which will be distributed in partnership with the government.
From flooded passages lit by headlamps to urgent voices echoing off cramped walls, the director of “The Cave” — the first big-screen retelling of Thai rescue operation promises to capture the peril of the mission when it premieres at Busan International Film Festival.
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.
Agence France-Presse has launched the 2019 Kate Webb Prize to recognise exceptional Asian journalists doing difficult and dangerous work across the region.
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.
What are Chinese livestreamers willing to pay for fame? There is an alarming trend of Chinese livestreamers tempting fate and death for a shot at popularity. It has been estimated that there at least 900 live streaming platforms serving China, and over 10 million active vloggers all over the country.