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ASEAN urged to consider Myanmar’s expulsion over coup abuses | ASEAN News

ASEAN urged to consider Myanmar’s expulsion over coup abuses | ASEAN News

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Rights groups and activists are urging the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to deny legitimacy to Myanmar’s coup leader and even consider...
Infographic: The most valuable football clubs in the world | Football News

Infographic: The most valuable football clubs in the world | Football News

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Football is the world’s most popular sport, with at least 3.5 billion fans around the globe. A decision earlier this month by 12 elite European...
‘Ocean in crisis’: Global plan to protect world’s seas | Environment News

‘Ocean in crisis’: Global plan to protect world’s seas | Environment News

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A new global marine initiative has been launched to protect and conserve 18 million square kilometres of the ocean (seven million square miles) over...
US removes Vietnam, Switzerland from currency manipulator list | Business and Economy News

US removes Vietnam, Switzerland from currency manipulator list | Business and Economy News

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In its semi-annual report to Congress on currency manipulation, the first under the Biden administration, the US Treasury Department said that no country currently...
Australia drops vaccine goal after AstraZeneca advice change | Coronavirus pandemic News

Australia drops vaccine goal after AstraZeneca advice change | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Plan to vaccinate all people by the end of the year abandoned after blood clot fears prompt change to medical advice on AstraZeneca use.Australia...
Chinese vaccines’ effectiveness low, official admits | Coronavirus pandemic News

Chinese vaccines’ effectiveness low, official admits | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Efficacy of a coronavirus vaccine from Sinovac has been found to be as low as 50.4 percent by researchers.In a rare admission of the...
Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed | Myanmar News

Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed | Myanmar News

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Protesters in Myanmar have returned to the streets to press their demands for a return to democracy, just a day after security forces killed...
‘You could be shot in the head and back’: Myanmar army warns | Military News

‘You could be shot in the head and back’: Myanmar army warns | Military...

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Myanmar is bracing for more violence on Saturday as the military government puts on a major show of strength for the annual Armed Forces...
Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader, rescue hostages | Armed Groups News

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader, rescue hostages | Armed Groups News

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Four Indonesians had been held by group notorious for kidnapping for ransom for more than a year.Philippine troops have killed a leader of the...
EU set to sanction Myanmar military officials for coup | Military News

EU set to sanction Myanmar military officials for coup | Military News

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At least 11 Myanmar officials face sanctions for coup as UN official proposes cut in military’s access to weapons and money.European Union foreign ministers...
Global middle class shrinks for first time since 1990s | Business and Economy News

Global middle class shrinks for first time since 1990s | Business and Economy News

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The global middle class shrank for the first time in decades last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with almost two-thirds of households in...
No Signal? Encrypted messaging app Signal blocked in China | Social Media News

No Signal? Encrypted messaging app Signal blocked in China | Social Media News

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Signal’s app appears to be the latest foreign social media service to cease working in China, where the flow of information is closely controlled.Encrypted...
Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after night of deadly raids | Military News

Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after night of deadly raids | Military News

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Activists called for more anti-coup protests in Myanmar on Saturday, the death anniversary of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked widespread protests against...
Myanmar’s military on ‘killing spree’ against protesters: Amnesty | Human Rights News

Myanmar’s military on ‘killing spree’ against protesters: Amnesty | Human Rights News

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The Myanmar military is using lethal tactics and an arsenal of battlefield weapons to carry out a “killing spree” against peaceful protesters who oppose...
In Pictures: Tsunami scars linger a decade later in Japan | Japan News

In Pictures: Tsunami scars linger a decade later in Japan | Japan News

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Dazed survivors walk beneath huge sea tankers deposited amid an expanse of rubble and twisted metal that was once a busy downtown, the ships...
Thai prosecutor indicts 18 over anti-government protests | Censorship News

Thai prosecutor indicts 18 over anti-government protests | Censorship News

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All 18 protesters were charged with sedition, while three leaders were also charged with insulting Thailand’s monarchy.A Thai prosecutor has indicted 18 activists for...
‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military and police forces to “finish off” and “kill” all communist rebels in the country, prompting fears...
WHO inspectors ‘to scrap interim report’ on probe of COVID origin | Coronavirus pandemic News

WHO inspectors ‘to scrap interim report’ on probe of COVID origin | Coronavirus pandemic...

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UN health agency will not publish an interim report on its recent mission to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the WSJ reports.A World Health...
Myanmar detainees near 500 as hackers go after military websites | Military News

Myanmar detainees near 500 as hackers go after military websites | Military News

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Myanmar’s military has ordered more arrests, with nearly 500 individuals facing charges or sentenced to jail in relation to the burgeoning protests and civil...
Our Time Machine: A Story of Love and Loss

Our Time Machine: A Story of Love and Loss

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Shaken by his father’s Alzheimer's diagnosis, a Chinese artist sets out to create a magical play based on their lives.