Southeast Asia

Cambodia SMEs look for help against imports

|     Cheng Sokhorng     | PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Local small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) met with government officials...

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 per cent more cases

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching...

Singapore Exchange to review practices in real estate valuation

|     Jacqueline Woo     | SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is teaming up with the Singapore Institute of Surveyors...

Second outbreak of bird flu recorded in Philippines

MANILA (Bernama) - The Philippines has recorded a second outbreak of bird flu in another province on the main Luzon island, the Department of...

Six Vietnamese killed by US war-era bomb

HANOI (AFP) - Six Vietnamese villagers, including three children, were killed yesterday when a US war-era bomb exploded in a mountainous area along the...

Indonesian IS cleric granted early release re-arrested

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A cleric granted an early release from prison to mark Indonesia’s Independence Day has been re-arrested for alleged involvement in...

Malaysian PM launches super high income programme for bumiputeras

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday launched a programme aimed at enhancing bumiputera involvement in careers providing...

Toddler dies following hornet attack

BESUT (Bernama) – A two-year-old girl died after she was stung by about 30 bees near her house in Kampung Lay Out Tok Has...

Minister wants stern action on teacher beating case

PADANG TERAP (Bernama) - Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid wants the district education office and the school in which a female teacher was...

Man without a face: Cambodian opposition leader purged from signs

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - He has become the man without a face. In recent weeks Cambodia’s beleaguered opposition has been frantically scrubbing images of...

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