Indonesia's Futsal Team Falls Short at AFF Futsal Championship

The Indonesian futsal team has failed to maintain its traditional records at the AFF Futsal Championship, after they were defeated by Malaysia and Myanmar.

25 January 2017 | 10:54 AM


Trump Expected to Sign Executive Orders on Immigration

US President Donald Trump is expected to sign several executive orders restricting immigration from Syria and six other Middle Eastern or African countries.

25 January 2017 | 10:00 AM


Hong Kong to Release Singapore's Seized Troop Carriers

Hong Kong is to release armored vehicles belonging to Singapore impounded in the Chinese-ruled city on their way home from military exercises in Taiwan, Singapore said on Tuesday (24/01).

25 January 2017 | 09:00 AM


'La La Land' Turns on the Charm in 'Not-So-White' Oscars Line-Up

Romantic musical "La La Land" became the movie to beat at the Academy Awards after earning 14 nominations on Tuesday in a diverse list that silenced the #OscarsSoWhite controversy of the last two years.

25 January 2017 | 08:00 AM


China to Push Mandarin for Minorities, Protect Dying Tongues

China will "unswervingly" stick to the promotion of Mandarin for ethnic minorities, the government said on Tuesday (24/01) of a policy that has ignited sporadic protests, and will also step up protection for threatened tongues on the verge of extinction.

25 January 2017 | 08:00 AM


'Last Jedi' Title Reveal Sends 'Star Wars' Fans Into Tizzy

Movie studio Disney on Monday revealed that the next "Star Wars" movie will be called "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," setting off rampant speculation from fans about what the title implied for the plot.

25 January 2017 | 07:53 AM


Welcoming The lunar New Year

Welcoming The lunar New Year

25 January 2017 | 07:04 AM


Singapore Bunker Barge Operator New Ocean Maritime Fined for Operating Without a Licence

Singapore-based bunker barge operator New Ocean Maritime was fined 81,000 Singapore dollars ($57,100) on Jan. 17 for providing services without a licence between Jan. 3, 2015 and March 28, 2015, the Singapore port authority said on Tuesday (24/01).

25 January 2017 | 07:00 AM


Pakistan Tests Second Nuclear-Capable Missile This Month

Pakistan successfully tested a new nuclear capable surface-to-surface missile on Tuesday (24/01) that is able to deliver multiple warheads and evade radar detection, the army's media wing said.

25 January 2017 | 06:00 AM


Australia and New Zealand Pledge to Salvage TPP After US Exit

Australia hopes to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations into the agreement in the wake of US President Donald Trump's decision to pull his country out of the pact, its trade minister said on Tuesday (24/01).

25 January 2017 | 05:00 AM