Rakhine port’s delays continue

The future of a major Chinese-backed economic zone in troubled Rakhine State remains in the balance amid repeated delays. In 2015, Myanmar signed a deal...

China unveils island-making ship

In a move that threatens Philippine claims in the South China Sea, Beijing has unveiled a giant dredging ship capable of creating more artificial...

Indonesia steps up boat sinkings 

On Sunday Indonesia sunk another 17 foreign vessels alleged to have been fishing in its waters as part of the archipelago’s war on illegal...

Papua mine talks still deadlocked 

Freeport-McMoran is encouraged by talks over its giant Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesian Papua, according to chief executive Richard Adkerson said. While conceding...

S’pore to freeze car numbers 

Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a car, has announced it will enforce a growth cap on the...

S’pore unveils wind turbine project 

Singapore's first long-span wind turbine has been installed at Semakau landfill, rising to the equivalent of a 14-storey building with three 10.5-metre rotor blades. The...

Study aims to boost strait safety 

To increase safety in one of the world’s busiest waterways, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia have signed an agreement to more accurately map the Straits...

Asean’s plastic shame

Multilateral firms are polluting oceans by selling goods packaged in plastic to the Philippines, Indonesia and their neighbours, Greenpeace argues. It singled out Nestle,...

Cars fail to pass S’pore air tests

The popular Honda Accord and Toyota Vios will soon be banned from new sales in Singapore as they will not meet this week's Euro...

Freeport backs down in Papua row

Arizona-based mining giant Freeport-McMoran and two Indonesian ministers say they have ended the prolonged dispute over the world's second largest copper mine in Papua. Freeport...

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