S’pore tops cyber attack list

Singapore is now launching the world’s most cyber attacks, according to Israel’s data security company Check Point Software. The firm says its software tracks around...

Thai FB wildlife sales rife: report

A wildlife monitoring group says there has been a sharp rise since 2016 in Thai Facebook groups trading in endangered animals. Traffic said many...

Singapore opens drug research centre 

In an effort to take Singapore’s drug development to the next level, a national centre for drug research has opened in the city-state. Based at...

Indonesia to demand taxes from US tech giants

Jakarta. Indonesia’s vast population is hugely attractive to tech companies. Source: Wikimedia Jakarta's finance minister has said his office would examine the tax reports of...

Junta called to launch aircraft probe

Thai Airways has close links to the military. Source: Wikimedia Thailand’s military government is under increasing pressure to investigate corruption allegations surrounding Britain’s Rolls-Royce and...

S’pore dominates Asian fintech 

Singapore banked a record high of US$229 million in fintech or financial-technology funding last year, fuelled by two major deals in the fourth quarter...

EU urged to shelve Vietnam trade deal

The European Parliament and Council have been urged by Human Rights Watch (HRW) to postpone the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)...

No Zika link to Brazil: govt

Bedok in Singapore is one of the Zika hotspots. Source: Wikimedia The Zika virus that sparked the recent outbreak in Singapore was not imported from...

Jakarta cleric faces porn charges 

Jakarta's police have named an Islamist leader as a suspect in the exchange of pornographic messages and photos, a new legal threat to the...

Changi trials face checks 

Singapore’s Changi airport is testing a facial-recognition system which it said could locate passengers and help speed up the boarding process. The airport is expanding...

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Indonesia president calls for calm as Papuan mob burns parliament

Thousands of ethnic West Papuan activists have set fire to a provincial parliament in a protest sparked by accusations that the security forces arrested...

Indonesia president calls for calm as Papuan mob burns parliament

Thousands of ethnic West Papuan activists have set fire to a provincial parliament in a protest sparked by accusations that the security forces arrested...

Malaysia Court defers Najib trial to August 26

A Malaysian Court on Monday has deferred one of the five trials of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak over a multi-billion-dollar scam involving...