Eleven Philippine legislators who voted against a bill to re-introduce capital punishment lost key posts in the country's Congress on Wednesday (15/03), in an apparent follow through of a threat by the house speaker to purge obstacles to the draft.
15 March 2017 | 09:00 PM
Thailand's economic recovery is expected to advance at a moderate pace in the near and medium term, according to the IMF.
15 March 2017 | 08:30 PM
Ride-hailing firm Grab, the main rival of Uber Technologies Inc in Southeast Asia, on Wednesday (15/03) announced two new research and development (R&D) centers and said it planned to add 800 developers over the coming two years.
15 March 2017 | 08:20 PM
China's Shanxi province has launched a new campaign against illegal coal mining.
15 March 2017 | 08:00 PM
The Asian Cup qualifier between Malaysia and North Korea has been rescheduled to June 8.
15 March 2017 | 07:57 PM
Indonesia's parliament has proposed a draft law that could lead to a sharp increase in tobacco output in a country that is already a top producer with one of the heaviest rates of smoking in the world.
15 March 2017 | 06:48 PM
Malaysia has confirmed the identity of Kim Jong-nam's body based on a DNA sample taken from one of his children,the deputy prime minister said on Wednesday.
15 March 2017 | 06:30 PM