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India must assert claim on South China Sea for image and continuity in trade

India must assert claim on South China Sea for image and continuity in trade

China looks to hold the reins in the South China Sea, through which 55 per cent of India's international trade passes. India must take a ...Read More

Latest Coronavirus Updatein Malaysia: 7 palace staff test positive, King, Queen under quarantine

Latest Coronavirus Updatein Malaysia: 7 palace staff test positive, King, Queen under quarantine

The palace said Thursday that seven staff were hospitalized Tuesday and health authorities were trying to identify the source of the tran...Read More

900,000 pangolins trafficked in Southeast Asia over two decades

900,000 pangolins trafficked in Southeast Asia over two decades

Pangolins who are also known as the scaly anteater, the shy, primarily nocturnal animals have been heavily poached for years in biodivers...Read More

Will OYO sacrifice profitability as it competes in Southeast Asia?

Will OYO sacrifice profitability as it competes in Southeast Asia?

Singapore: A filing with India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs last week revealed that burgeoning hospitality chain OYO Rooms (also known...Read More

Indonesia: Hundreds of schools shut as forest-fire haze blankets Southeast Asia

Indonesia: Hundreds of schools shut as forest-fire haze blankets Southeast Asia

Massive jungle areas in Sumatra and Borneo island are ablaze as thousands of personnel battle to quell the fires, frequently started to c...Read More

Malaysia seeks origin of about 200 shipping containers contain plastic waste

Malaysia seeks origin of about 200 shipping containers contain plastic waste

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia wants to return almost 200 shipping containers believed to contain plastic waste, officials said Thursday, but fir...Read More

27-year-old Ankiti Bose’s start-up Zilingo all set to touch USD 1 billion valuation; it all started with a chat

27-year-old Ankiti Bose’s start-up Zilingo all set to touch USD 1 billion valuation; it all started with a chat

Zilingo, a Southeast Asia fashion e-commerce website founded by 27-year-old Ankiti Bose in 2014, is all set to scale new heights, approac...Read More

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Two families in suicide bombings, says police

Surabaya : A family of five, including a child, carried out the suicide bombing of a police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city Surab...Read More

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AAI lines up Rs 18k-cr capex plan for 4 years

Hyderabad : Airports Authority of India (AAI) has chalked out a programme for upgradation of airports with an expenditure of Rs 18,000 cr...Read More

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Government aiming to make Northeast ‘a gateway to SE Asia’, says PM Modi

New Delhi/Shillong : Aiming to make the Northeast a gateway of Southeast Asia, the government has initiated major infrastructure projects...Read More

Prolonged sitting causes 4 per cent of deaths worldwide: Study

Prolonged sitting causes 4 per cent of deaths worldwide: Study

New York: Nearly four per cent of all deaths -approximately 433,000 per year — are due to the fact that people worldwide spend more than ...Read More

China media slams Vietnam’s deployment of missiles in SCS     

China media slams Vietnam’s deployment of missiles in SCS     

Beijing:With China mulling its options to counter Vietnam’s reported plan to send mobile rocket launchers to the disputed South China Sea...Read More

Air pollution will turn ‘killer’ in India by 2040!

Air pollution will turn ‘killer’ in India by 2040!

New Delhi : Not a happy prediction, indeed. An average 2,500 people may die daily due to polluted air by 2040 in India if the government ...Read More

El Nino dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Nina looms

El Nino dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Nina looms

Temerloh: Withering drought and sizzling temperatures from El Nino have caused food and water shortages and ravaged farming across Asia, ...Read More

Joint China-Hong Kong operation nabs illegal immigrants

Joint China-Hong Kong operation nabs illegal immigrants

Beijing: A joint operation carried out by China and Hong Kong led to the arrest of 2,943 illegal immigrants, the media reported on Thursd...Read More

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FICCI Ladies Organisation to host fundraiser play at DC

Indore: FICCI Ladies Organisation is the oldest women chambers of southeast Asia and is the women wing of Federation of Indian Chamber of...Read More

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Mystery of arsenic release into groundwater solved

New York: Stanford scientists have solved an important mystery about where the microbes responsible for releasing dangerous arsenic into ...Read More

Barack Obama heads for Asia with eyes on Middle East

Barack Obama heads for Asia with eyes on Middle East

Manila: President Barack Obama landed in Southeast Asia today for string of summits with Asian leaders, a visit he had hoped would highli...Read More

2 Russian jets land in Indonesia to help douse forest fires

2 Russian jets land in Indonesia to help douse forest fires

Palembang (Indonesia): Two Russian multipurpose jets have arrived on Indonesia’s Sumatra island to help douse massive forest fires that h...Read More

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Indonesia fires can’t be put out, Malaysian minister warns

Kuala Lumpur: International efforts to douse raging Indonesia fires will fail and Southeast Asia could face several more weeks of choking...Read More

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