Thailand confirms SE Asia’s first Zika-linked birth defects

Thailand confirms SE Asia's first Zika-linked birth defects

30 September 2016 – The World Health Organisation has called on South East Asia governments to strengthen measures against the spread of Zika virus. It comes after Thailand confirmed two...

First F-35A rolls off Japanese production line

First F-35A rolls off Japanese production line

29 September 2016 – The first F-35A for Japan was rolled out from Lockheed Martin’s production line on September 23. The aircraft had already made its maiden flight, one month...

Indian High Court allows Italian marine to stay in Italy

India's Top Court Allows Italian Marine To Stay In Italy

28 September 2016 – India’s top court has allowed an Italian marine to continue to stay in Italy while arbitration continues over the 2012 shooting deaths of two Indian...

Google launches service in India

Google launches service in India

27 September 2016 – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, said today it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as...

Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing South Asian show in November

Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing South Asian show in November

26 September 2016 – Intex South Asia, an international textile sourcing show of South Asian region will be held on November 16 -18, 2016 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition &...

Rodrigo Duterte rejects criticism over killings

Rodrigo Duterte rejects criticism over killings

19 August 2016 – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejected criticism from the United Nations about a surge in killings of suspected drug traffickers and denied government responsibility, his spokesman said....

Premier League back with a bang in Emirates thriller

Premier League back with a bang in Emirates thriller

15 August 2016 – A rampant Liverpool came from behind to beat Arsenal 4-3, while Manchester United began its new era under Jose Mourinho with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth...

Shinzo Abe to not visit shrine on WW2 anniversary

Shinzo Abe to not visit shrine on WW2 anniversary

12 August 2016 – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not visit a controversial shrine for war dead in Tokyo on the anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War Two...

Husband of murder suspect charged with maid abuse

Husband of murder suspect charged with maid abuse

11 August 2016 – In July, a 37-year-old police officer’s wife and mother-in-law were charged with murdering their Myanmar domestic worker. Earlier today, Kevin Chelvam was himself accused of maid...

Dutch peppers flown to China for first time

Dutch peppers flown to China for first time

10 August 2016 – Dutch fresh produce marketer Levarht has become the first company to ship a consignment of peppers by air from the Netherlands to China, increasing the...