- Indonesian police shoot dead three suspected militants
Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead three suspected Islamic militants on Saturday in the central Java city of Yogyakarta, police said.
Reuters. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 21:28:22 -0400.
- WATCH: The 12 boys rescued from a cave in Thailand speak out while recovering
Doctors say the 12 boys and their coach could be released by Thursday.
ABC News. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 20:12:21 -0400.
- Aussie hero divers relive Thai cave rescue
The Australian cave dive experts who took part in the epic rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team in Thailand expected to be helping in a recovery mission ...
Daily Mail. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:01:55 +0100.
- High-level inter-faith meet on the cards
Singapore could host a high-level international dialogue focused on inter-faith harmony as soon as next year - if the idea mooted recently by President Halimah Yacob takes shape.
Straits Times. Sun, 15 Jul 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
- Will Technological Unemployment Fuel Modern Slavery in Southeast Asia?
Millions of people could be forced out of their jobs in Southeast Asia, due to the increase in automation and robot manufacturing, a recent report says.
By Federico Guerrini, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:59:00 -0400.
- Landslide at Myanmar Jade Mine Kills at Least 15, Injures 45: Official
A landslide killed at least 15 people in northern Myanmar on Saturday, with 45 others injured after the latest disaster in the Hpakant jade mining region, a local official said. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:06:38 -0400.
- Canadian man murdered in the Philippines, wife injured in attack
A Canadian living in the Philippines has been shot and killed on the eve of his planned move to B.C., over what police say appears to have been a property dispute. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:24:20 EDT.
- Thailand cave rescue boys send video message from hospital
The 12 boys and their football coach who were trapped in a cave in Thailand are recovering well and have appeared in a video message.
Irish Independent. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:16:07 +0100.
- Inside the treacherous rescue of boys trapped in Thailand cave
The American Air Force officer was standing with three other rescuers July 8 when they finally felt a quick strong tug on the line that ran from their gloved hands into the murky pool of water at their feet, a chain all the way ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:06:50 +1200.
- Threats and corruption: Behind the scenes of Cambodia's election crackdown
Is corruption among Cambodia's ruling party elite reaching all the way to Australia?
Al Jazeera. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:39:50 GMT.
- Thailand cave rescue: 'Stateless' boys and coach to be granted Thai citizenship after ordeal
Activists say boys' plight should serve to highlight status of 500,000 people in country who are denied access to state services
Adam Withnall. The Independent. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:17:00 +0000.
- Indorama plans to invest US$225 million into Uzbekistan
Singapore-based Indorama plans to invest US$225 million to create a cotton cluster in Uzbekistan. This was stated by the representative of Indorama Industries Amit Jain.
Uzbekistan Daily. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:26:23 +0500.
- British diver: 'Unbelievable' finding Thai boys alive
A British diver who helped rescue schoolboys from a cave in Thailand says it was "unbelievable" to find the boys alive.
Sky News. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:46:00 +0100.
- Vietnam Vet With Dementia Found 400 Miles From Home
A Vietnam War veteran with dementia was found Wednesday in Pennsylvania 400 miles from his Virginia home after being reported missing Monday.
Newsmax. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:02:15 EDT.
- Rice plants evolve to adapt to flooding
Although water is essential for plant growth, excessive amounts can waterlog and kill a plant. In South and Southeast Asia, where periodic flooding occurs during the rainy season, the water depth can reach several meters for many months.
Science Daily. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:16:31 EDT.
- Russian Helicopters transfers repaired Mi-17 choppers to Laos
The company prepared an offer for repair of another lot of Mi-17 type helicopters upon request of the Lao party
Tass. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:51:13 +0300.
- Vietnam Jails Six for Economic Zone Protest Clashes
A court in central Vietnam on Thursday jailed six Vietnamese for clashing with police during last month's nationwide protests over new economic zones and feared dominance of Chinese investors. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:24:03 -0400.
- Thailand cave: Museum and film in the works for Tham Luang
The rescue gripped the world and now has the attention of film producers and the tourist board.
BBC News. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:26:14 GMT.
- Vietnam transfers remains of fallen Americans in ceremony: see the photos
A repatriation ceremony honoring U.S. personnel that went missing during the Vietnam War was held on Tuesday at Da Nang International Airport.
Paulina Dedaj. Fox News. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 02:15:00 GMT.
- Indonesia to announce Freeport acquisition structure - source
Indonesia is set to announce later on Thursday the details of a deal to acquire a majority stake in the local unit of U.S. copper miner Freeport McMoRan Inc, a source with knowledge of the matter said. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:45:19 -0400.
The nations of Southeast Asia include the mainland nations of Cambodia,
Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as the island nations
of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and
Timor-Leste. Browse the national government websites listed below
for additional news and information about the Southeast Asian countries.
The State of Brunei's
capital city is Bandar Seri Begawan, and its national currency
is the Brunei Dollar. The primary languages used in Brunei
are Malay and English, and the country's estimated population in 2007
The State of Cambodia's
capital city is Phnom Penh, and its currency
is the Riel. Khmer is the official language of Cambodia, and in
2007, the nation's estimated population was 13,996,000.
The Republic of Indonesia's capital city is Jakarta, and its currency
is the Rupiah. Bahasa Indonesia is the country's official language,
and Indonesia's estimated population in 2007 was 234,694,000.
The Lao People's Democratic Republic's capital city is Vientiane, and
its currency is the Kip. The official language of Laos is Lao,
and in 2007, the country's estimated population was 6,522,000.
Malaysia's capital city is Kuala Lumpur,
and its currency is the Malaysian Dollar. Bahasa Malaysia is the
country's primary language, and in 2007, Malaysia's estimated population
The Union of Myanmar
is also known as Burma. Myanmar's capital city is Rangoon, and
its currency is the Kyat. Burmese is the nation's primary language,
and in 2007, Myanmar's estimated population was 47,374,000.
The Republic of the Philippines'
capital city is Manila, and its currency is the Philippine Peso.
The country's primary languages are Filipino and English, and in 2007,
the estimated population of the Philippines was 91,077,000.
The Republic of Singapore's capital city
is Singapura, and its currency is the Singapore Dollar. Chinese and
English are the most widely used languages in Singapore, and in 2007, the
Republic's estimated population was 4,553,000.
The Kingdom of Thailand's
capital city is Bangkok, and its currency is the Baht. Thai is the
official language of Thailand, whose estimated population was 65,068,000
The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste's capital city is Dili, and its
currency is the US Dollar. Portuguese and Tetum are the primary
languages used in Timor-Leste, whose estimated population in 2007
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam's capital city is Hanoi, and its
currency is the Dong. The primary language of Vietnam is
Vietnamese, and in 2007, the country's estimated population