- Myanmar coup: The people shot dead since the protests began
Hundreds have been killed since February. Now, their families are telling their stories.
BBC News. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 23:22:19 GMT.
- Top Chef alum Tu David Phu returns to his Vietnamese roots with signature dish
Top Chef alum and Oakland native, Tu David Phu, returns to his Vietnamese roots and prepares his favorite dish, lobster fried rice.
Ccg. ABC News. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:22:58 +0000.
- Philippines: Duterte reappears in public after ill health rumours
Philippine president, who has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, resumes weekly address to dismiss health rumours.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:52:51 +0000.
- Myanmar: Military charges families $85 to retrieve bodies of loved ones killed by its own forces
The Asian nation has been embroiled in unrest since the military carried out a putsch on February 1, disputing the results of an election that resulted in a pro-democracy party winning power.
Daily Mail. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:17:24 +0100.
- Cambodia criticises edited photos of Khmer Rouge victims
Some of the images colourised by an Irish artist appear to have been edited to show them smiling.
BBC News. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 20:51:43 GMT.
- Indonesia earthquake kills 8 in Java, jolts Bali; no tsunami risk
A strong earthquake has killed at least eight people, injured 23 others and damaged more than 300 buildings on Indonesia's main island of Java and was also felt on the tourist hotspot of Bali, officials have said. No tsunami ...
New Zealand Herald. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 09:19:19 +1200.
- More than 80 dead after rifle grenades land on Myanmar protesters
More than 80 people have been killed by rifle grenades in yet more violent clashes between the military and protesters in Myanmar.
Sky News. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 20:05:00 +0100.
- Myanmar security forces kill dozens of protesters: monitoring group
Myanmar security forces fired rifle grenades at protesters in a town near Yangon on Friday, killing more than 80 people, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and a domestic news outlet said.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 11 Apr 2021 03:25:35 +1000.
- Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 6 People
Television reports showed people running in panic from malls and buildings in several cities in East Java Province. The earthquake shook the tourist hot spot of Bali.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 13:34:37 +0000.
- Russia Seen Advancing SE Asian Ambitions Through Myanmar Generals
Ethnic rebels back protesters.
Voice of America. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:37:50 -0400.
- Myanmar citizens flee to India to escape violence
- Amdocs' (DOX) Network Automation Powers Globe Telecom's NFV Tool
With this partnership, Amdocs (DOX) will help Globe Telecom bring NFV to the Philippines for the first time.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:37:00 GMT.
- MMA great Demetrious Johnson knocked out in ONE Championship title fight
Demetrious Johnson suffered a shocking knockout loss in the second round of his ONE Championship flyweight title fight against Adriano Moraes on Wednesday night in Singapore.
Ryan Gaydos. Fox News. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:48:14 GMT.
- New Guidelines Issued After Blood Clots Linked to AstraZeneca Vaccine
Spain, Italy and the Philippines limits AstraZeneca to adults over 60
Voice of America. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 05:48:33 -0400.
- Singapore-based Port Gets Pre-seed Investment for 'remote Travel' Concept - PhocusWire
Founded in April 2020, Port connects users with guides around the world who enable them to experience destinations and business events through video calls rather than being there in-person. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-04-07 16:40:07 EST.
- Myanmar's online pop-up markets raise funds for protest
BANGKOK (AP) - With security forces in Myanmar having shot dead at least 570 protesters and bystanders in the past two months, many of the country's residents see venturing out onto the street as a brave but foolhardy act. ...
Jerry Harmer. Washington Times. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 21:58:35 -0400.
- Russian PM hails relations of strategic partnership with Vietnam
According to Prime Minister Mishustin, bilateral cooperation between the two countries is moving forward on the trade, economic and investment tracks
Tass. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 19:59:21 +0300.
- More than 100 killed in devastating flash flooding in Indonesia and Timor-Leste
After the havoc in Indonesia and the Pacific, warnings of a category 3 severe tropical cyclone have been issued in Australia
Shweta Sharma. The Independent. Mon, 05 Apr 2021 13:40:27 GMT.
- Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch 'Easter egg strike'
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar, adept at finding themes to tie together protests nationwide, took to the streets holding painted eggs in a nod to the Easter holiday on Sunday. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 04 Apr 2021 04:05:35 -0400.
- At Least 43 Children Killed By Myanmar Military Forces, Humanitarian Group Reports
A seven-year-old girl was reportedly killed while she ran towards her father during a raid on their home.
By Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 11:02:48 -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 2020
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
2020, the nation's estimated population was 16,718,965.
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 2020 was 273,523,615.
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 2020, the country's estimated population was 7,275,560.
Malaysia's capital city is Kuala Lumpur,
and its currency is the Malaysian Dollar. Bahasa Malaysia is the
country's primary language, and in 2020, 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 2020, Myanmar's estimated population was 54,409,800.
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 2020,
the estimated population of the Philippines was 109,581,078.
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 2020, the
Republic's estimated population was 5,850,342.
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 69,799,978
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 2020
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 2020, the country's estimated population