Abroad

Canada govt reportedly vowed to withdraw funding from a forum if it gave Taiwan president an award

The forum said they haven't decided on the winner yet.

April 12, 2021, 10:21 PM

Gay couple in Thailand receive death threats from Indonesian netizens after sharing wedding photos

Death threats were also sent to the couple's families and wedding photographer.

April 12, 2021, 06:25 PM

New surge in Thailand Covid-19 cases may threaten reopening of Phuket to tourists

Phuket is supposed to be a test case for the potential reopening of other tourist areas.

April 12, 2021, 05:28 PM

South Korean footballer Son Heung-min target of racist abuse online after Spurs loses match to Man United

Not cool.

April 12, 2021, 04:40 PM

US army officer sues policemen who pointed gun & pepper-sprayed him during traffic stop

The lieutenant said at one point that he was afraid.

April 12, 2021, 03:24 PM

Japanese man arrested for allegedly stealing women's shoes to sniff them

The 33-year-old thief is alleged to have swapped out the women's shoes with a new identical pair.

April 12, 2021, 03:04 PM

Chinese official says Chinese vaccines 'don't have high protection rates', later says it was a ‘misunderstanding'

He said his comments have been misinterpreted.

April 12, 2021, 02:44 PM

Visiting China nationals completed vaccination but tested Covid-19 positive: M'sian state official

Sim Kui Hian still urged people in Sarawak to get vaccinated to prevent community transmission and lower their risk of infection.

April 12, 2021, 01:50 PM

46% of Americans say The Rock should run for president, he responds it will be honour to serve

Putting himself up for consideration.

April 11, 2021, 03:39 AM

Harry & Meghan post tribute to Prince Philip on website

The funeral will be scaled back in light of Covid-19.

April 10, 2021, 01:33 PM