South East Asia

Cash-stuffed designer handbags seized in raids on Malaysia's Najib

Dozens of designer handbags stuffed with cash and jewellery are seized during Malaysian police raids on luxury properties linked to ex-prime minister Najib Razak on Friday, as a corruption probe...

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

Pregnant women at greater risk for Hepatitis E

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found a link between pre-existing nutritional deficits and immune dysfunction and the risk of hepatitis E infection during...

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Indonesia haze: Company licenses to be revoked

More than 50 Indonesian companies are being punished for their role in causing the haze that blanketed South East Asia earlier this year.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Mobimedia services available in Bangladesh

Mobimedia, a Southeast Asian regional mobile and tech company announced today its services and solutions are now currently available in Bangladesh.

August 1, 2015
August 1, 2015

In Pictures: View from above Singapore

As Singapore celebrates its 50th anniversary next month, photographers take to the skies to document an island that has transformed from a fishing village into a glitzy city.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Man Utd ‘most valuable club brand’

Manchester United is the world's most valuable football brand, replacing Bayern Munich, according to a report from consultancy Brand Finance.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Pushbacks endanger thousands in Bay: UN rights body chief

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein urges governments in the South East Asia region to take swift action to protect their lives.

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

Wildlife decline may lead to 'empty landscape'

Populations of some of the world's largest wild animals are dwindling, raising the threat of an "empty landscape", say scientists.

April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015

China using "sheer size" in sea row

Barack Obama says the US is concerned China is using "sheer size and muscle" to strong-arm smaller nations in the sea row.