South-east Asia

The Best Banh Xeo in Saigon

<b>The Vietnamese Dosa</b><p>Anchored in Vietnamese food history, banh xeo is one the most iconic dishes served at this country’s tables. This snack actually …

Vietnam

Ten Indonesian islands that could be the next Bali

Not keen on Bali? The ubiquitous Bintang singlet not your type of travel wear?<p>Fortunately for the adventure traveller there are another 8,443 islands …

Bali

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he can be 50 times more brutal than terrorists

Print<p>MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Sunday that he could be “50 times” more brutal than Muslim militants who stage …

Philippines

Hanoi’s Best Street Food

<b>Pho Bo</b><p>Vietnam and Hanoi’s best-known dish, this well-known (and much tampered with) noodle soup is sold almost everywhere you go in the capital. But …

Vietnam

Fintech Trend: Why Switzerland Pushes For Cooperation With Singapore

At Lattice80, a non-profit fintech hub in Singapore, Ueli Maurer, a Finance Minister of Switzerland, expressed his optimism over the relationship …

FinTech

Mobike designates 50 preferred locations in Singapore to park its bikes

CHINA'S smart-bike-sharing company Mobike, which counts Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings and China-focused Hillhouse Capital among its …

Singapore

Public outraged at couple who bullied old man at Toa Payoh hawker centre – queries sent to UOB and petition started

The public has expressed outrage at how a couple treated an old man at Lorong 8 Toa Payoh hawker centre. Janice Lim, a witness of the incident, has …

Singapore

Full steam ahead for new Tuas mega port

April 24, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Works are in full swing at the future Tuas port, with reclamation ongoing for two out of four phases of the development and …

Singapore

Where Singapore trumps Hong Kong

David Gerald, Securities Investors Association Singapore, lists areas where Singapore has a competitive advantage over Hong Kong in terms of being a …

Hong Kong

40,000 fielded to secure Asean meet in Manila

SENDOFF RITES Awater cannon salute is executed before the logo of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) 2017 in a sendoff ceremony at …

Asia

Opinion

Posted on Saturday Apr 22nd at 4:00am<p>Awareness of climate change and other environmental issues has grown exponentially, but more can be done to make …

Climate Change

10 most punctual airlines and airports in the world — report

Image: Delta Air Lines via AFP Relaxnews<p>A new ranking reveals that of the major commercial airlines, your odds of arriving to your destination on …

Airlines

Singapore Maritime Week 2017 opens

SINGAPORE Maritime Week (SMW) 2017, a week-long event with conferences, dialogues and exhibitions, commenced on Sunday.<p>Taking place at a challenging …

Singapore

Customers seeing red on Galaxy S8, Samsung promises software fix

A few Galaxy S8 phones have been showing a distinctly red hue on their screens.The post Customers seeing red on Galaxy S8, Samsung promises software …

Samsung

Duterte's War on Drugs Stumbles in Rehabilitation Effort

MANILA—The government of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is giving up on supersize drug rehabilitation centers, shifting the burden of treating addicts to community-level programs with little medical expertise.<p>Rehabilitation was the other half of Mr. Duterte’s bloody war on drugs, a crackdown …

Asia

‘Nude Sunbathing’ by Roy Lichtenstein to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

“Nude Sunbathing” by Roy Lichtenstein. Image: Sotheby’s/Roy Lichtenstein via AFP Relaxnews<p>At Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on May 18 in …

Artists

Vietnam Bank Aims to Fetch $700 Million Selling Major Stake - Bloomberg

The first Vietnamese bank granted government approval to sell a majority stake to a foreign investor could attract an investment of at least $700 …

Banking

Nikon Registered a New DSLR (N1404) at Indonesian Agency « NEW CAMERA

Nikon registered a new DSLR “N1404” on Indonesian Communications Agency today. <i>Yes, we are saying it’s a DSLR camera since we are confirmed that Nikon</i> …

Cameras

The paradox that is Mahathir

<b>It was quite a singular admission on his part. He told a political forum recently that he still had a lot of unfinished business. When he called it a</b> …

Why Andi Eigenmann Is Taking the Custody Battle to Social Media

Earlier this month, reports spread as Jake Ejercito filed for custody over child Ellie Eigenmann in court. This left mom Andi Eigenmann bewildered as …

Philippines

WATCH: ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ live action trailer streams with English subtitles

Warner Bros. Japan has not forgotten the English-speaking fans of “Fullmetal Alchemist”. A subtitled version of the live-action movie’s second …

Manga

Coming Sembawang Hot Spring redevelopment draws mixed response

SINGAPORE: For Aster Lee, going to the Sembawang Hot Spring was relief of more than one kind.<p>Ms Lee made her first visit to the hot spring along …

Singapore

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi reshuffles team for ACL clash in Thailand

ROAR coach John Aloisi has backed his inexperienced team to make the most of the opportunity presented to them on Wednesday night in Brisbane’s AFC …

Thailand

East Timor, war, coffee and Australia's debt of honour

Australian soldiers have long relied on an East Timorese hospitality epitomised by its coffee.<p>The fond appreciation for the nation’s beans traces …

Food Security

Brownlee’s 34 helps Ginebra snap TNT’s 5-game win run

PBA IMAGES<p>Justin Brownlee carried Ginebra anew as it ended TNT’s five-game winning streak with a 107-89 blowout Sunday in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s …

Basketball

Palace defends Lorenzana’s ‘lawful’ visit to Pag-asa Island

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Pag-asa Island —AP<p>Malacañang on Sunday defended Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana’s high-profile visit to the …

Philippines

The education of Lotlot

Lotlot de Leon (second from left) and her kids<p>Lotlot de Leon’s cup runneth over.<p>The actress is busy both on the show biz and home fronts. Apart from …

Philippines

Last Week in Tech: The Lazada-Uber-Netflix alliance and SEAsia’s sinking funding

From left to right: Y Combinator’s Kevin Hale, 500 Startups’ Dave McClure, and Movida’s Taizo Son taking a selfie on stage at Tech in Asia Tokyo …

Singapore

Scattering Amplitudes: from Gauge Theory to Gravity

<b>Conference ></b><p><b>KITP</b><p><b>Speakers:</b> Please contact us about file upload for your slides.<p>Session Chair: Gabriele Travaglini (QMUL)<p>8:50am<p>Lars Bildsten …

Singapore

OceanaGold fights against Philippine mine suspension

Australian company OceanaGold has appealed directly to Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte against the suspension of its gold and copper mine on …

Philippines