S’pore eyes driverless buses

CleanTech Park in Singapore is pioneering driverless technology. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is set to trial two 12-metre, full-size driverless buses in Jurong West near the Nanyang...

Archaeologists find Plain of Jars bones

Plain of Jars, Laos. Source: Flickr An Australian and Laotian archaeological team has found human remains on the Plain of Jars, estimated to date back...

S’pore sees robo-taxi launch

There will not be much space for passengers in a Mitsubishi i-MiEV when the researcher and engineer are seated. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has launched a...

Junta threatens to sue Facebook 

The Thai authorities have threatened to sue Facebook unless it removes 131 pages it considers illegal, including posts critical of the monarchy, within four...

Indonesia looks to ban gay emojis

Gay emojis sit uncomfortably with increasingly conservative Indonesia. Source: Flickr Jakarta wants social networking sites operating in the diverse archipelago to remove any emojis representing...

Junta asks Google to block content 

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej during a 1970s documentary. Source: YouTube Bangkok’s junta has met Google bosses amid growing calls from royalists to arrest those who insult...

Lee works on Beijing ties 

Singapore and China are hoping to put recent disagreements behind them over Taiwan and South China Sea as the Lion City's Prime Minister Lee...

Singapore: no plans to go nuclear

Aceh in Sumatra after the 2004 tsunami. Indonesia’s plans for nuclear power in such a seismic hotspot will focus Singaporean minds. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has...

China to help Thais build arms 

US-Thai military cooperation is unlikely to be as close again. Source: Wikimedia  Thailand's junta is in talks with the Chinese military about developing the Thai...

Giap ‘testicle’ gag and online freedom

An incident in Vietnam, involving an unfortunate quip about a testicle being fashioned into the shape of a legendary general’s head, has exposed the...

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Army tackles Java plastic crisis 

The Indonesian military has been deployed to unblock rivers and canals clogged with bottles, bags and other plastic packaging. Indonesia is estimated to be the...

Manila denies foreign crackdown

A Philippine presidential spokesman has denied that there is a crackdown on foreigners, saying that the ban on their political participation is in the...

Tankers collide off Singapore 

Two oil tankers collided about 1 nautical mile south of Tuas Extension off the coast of Singapore yesterday (Tuesday), causing a liquefied butane gas...