- Matildas block out Stajcic reunion with chance to progress on the line
Australia will face coach Alen Stajcic for the first time since his controversial sacking in 2019, when the Matildas play the Philippines on Monday night in the Asian Cup.
Dominic Bossi. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 22 Jan 2022 17:13:46 +1100.
- Thich Nhat Hanh: 'Father of mindfulness' Buddhist monk dies aged 95
Thich Nhat Hanh, who set up meditation centres around the world, died on Saturday in Vietnam.
BBC News. Sat, 22 Jan 2022 01:10:55 GMT.
- Pensioner from Vietnam denies sex offence charges
Kenneth Divers, 77, faces a number of accusations including three counts of indecent assault.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:15:12 GMT.
- Hong Kong Stocks Become An Oasis Of Green In A Sea Of Red, Week In Review
Asian equities had another rough day to end a rough week, though Hong Kong and the Philippines were outliers as both managed small gains.
By Brendan Ahern, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:02:26 -0500.
- Oil giants Total, Chevron exit Myanmar due to human rights abuses
Total cited 'worsening' human rights situation after the country's military seized power in a coup last year.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:11:57 +0000.
- Heads of Russian, ASEAN tourism agencies discuss recovery of tourist flows
According to Zarina Doguzova, Russia is interested in increasing the number of tourists from Southeast Asian countries, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines and others
Tass. Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:09:40 +0300.
- Las Vegas Sands (LVS) to Post Q4 Earnings: What's in Store?
Las Vegas Sands' (LVS) fourth-quarter performance is likely to reflect a recovery in Singapore and Macau markets owing to the easing of restrictions and reopening of travel lanes.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:15:00 GMT.
- A Wildlife YouTuber Discovered This New Species of Tarantula in Thailand
The bamboo-dwelling spider is so distinct from others that it's been declared a new genus and species
Smithsonian. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 18:28:12 +0000.
- WTTC Delays 2022 Global Summit in Manila by One Month
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has announced that its 21st Global Summit will now take place in Manila, Philippines, from 20-22 April 2022 - a month from its original March date.
Travel Industry Wire. 2022-01-20 10:57:43 EST.
- Ex youth football coach, 77, extradited from Vietnam to face child sex abuse allegations in Scotland
Kenneth Divers, 77, was arrested on an international warrant in the Vietnamese city of Hoi An on Tuesday and flown back via Heathrow before being driven to Scotland where he is in custody
Daily Mail. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 12:00:58 +0000.
- Malaysia to procure eight more Littoral Mission Ships
Putrajaya is acquiring eight more Littoral Mission Ships for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN).
Janes 360. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 10:50:08 Z.
- Singapore fund backs $200m bet on fast grocery delivery service Zapp
A Singaporean state investment fund is backing one of the new breed of rapid grocery delivery apps which have devoured billions of dollars of funding in a race to grab market share.
Sky News. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 10:46:00 +0000.
- Belgium Convicts 18 in People-Smuggling Case Tied to U.K. Truck Deaths
A Belgian court convicted a man said to have been the leader of a human trafficking operation that resulted in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in 2019. More than a dozen others were also found guilty.
Monika Pronczuk. New York Times. Wed, 19 Jan 2022 21:05:45 +0000.
- Cambodia to resume treason trial of opposition leader
The trial of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha was delayed for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Straits Times. Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:50:40 +0800.
- Magawa the rat who detected land mines in Cambodia dies in retirement
A land mine-detecting rat in Cambodia which received a prestigious award for his life-saving duty has died in retirement, the charity for which he had worked has announced.Magawa, an African giant pouched rat, died last ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 13 Jan 2022 08:57:50 +1200.
- Cambodia's Hun Sen in Myanmar to meet military leaders
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is visiting Myanmar in a trip said to be aimed at helping the country restore peace following a military takeover nearly a year ago
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Fri, 07 Jan 2022 04:45:59 GMT.
- Dutch prosecutors demand life sentences for suspects in downing of Malaysian Airlines flight
Dutch prosecutors on Wednesday demanded life sentences for four suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
Fox News. Wed, 22 Dec 2021 13:35:36 GMT.
- Blinken Cuts Short Southeast Asia Trip Because of COVID-19 Case
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is cutting short his trip to Southeast Asia after a member of his delegation tested positive for COVID-19. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 15 Dec 2021 19:06:00 -0500.
- VOA Asia - Weighing action against Myanmar
Weighing action against Myanmar. Former Afghan president speaks. U.N. urges support for refugees. Australia reopens for foreign nationals. Women learning cryptocurrency. Yarn street art. Chris Casquejo hosts VOA Asia.
Voice of America. Wed, 15 Dec 2021 17:05:00 -0500.
- 7.3-magnitude earthquake hits off coast of Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted
Indonesia lifted a tsunami alert Tuesday after a magnitude 7.3 undersea earthquake struck off Flores Island, triggering panic in a region prone to fatal quakes.
Ap. ABC News. Tue, 14 Dec 2021 16:09:34 +0000.
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