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US health secretary tests positive for COVID on Germany trip

President Joe Biden’s top health official tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the latest member of his Cabinet to be infected with the virus. U.S. Health Secretary Xavier Bece...

Indonesian police arrest 24 suspected militants in raids

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said Wednesday they arrested 24 suspected militants believed to have links to extremists accused of beheadings in remote mountain jungles and who pledged alleg...

7CAFÉ hits milestone of 600 stores! Hong Kong’s largest coffee network launches exciting activities for customers to join the fun!

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 11 May 2022 - 7-Eleven's own brand 7CAFÉ provides customers with freshly brewed coffee that is quick, convenient, good quality and affordable. This April, 7CAFÉ reac...

Japan, Indonesia urge immediate halt to war in Ukraine

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged a rapid halt to fighting in Ukraine on Friday and said they will work together to improve hum...

Live updates | Putin, Zelensky to be at G20 meet, says host

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo says that both Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to attend the G20 summit to be held in Ba...

Russia's standing in G-20 not threatened by Ukraine invasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Russia invaded Ukraine, in 2014, outraged world leaders booted Russia out of the Group of Eight industrialized nations, which quickly rebranded itself the Group of Seve...

Today in History: April 21, Queen Elizabeth II is born

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 21, the 111th day of 2022. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

Singapore sentences Australian for hurling wine bottle, killing man

A Singapore court on Friday sentenced an Australian man to five and a half years in prison for killing an elderly Singaporean man and hurting his wife with a thrown wine bottle, in what the judge call...

Aussie jailed 5.5 years for killing Singaporean with bottle

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An Australian was sentenced Friday to five and a half years in jail for killing a Singaporean man and injuring his wife by hurling a wine bottle, with the court saying th...

Taiwan Coast Guard receives two offshore patrol vessels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) received the fourth and fifth of 12 planned Anping-class offshore patrol vessels on Friday (April 8) as well as a new patrol boat. ...

Indonesia jails activist lawyer over Islamic radicalism

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A former Indonesian human rights lawyer who joined an Islamic hard-line group was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday on charges of incitement with the aim to est...

Introducing Trifecta By The Ride Side: Asia’s First Attraction Bringing Three Action Sports Together in One Venue Will Open in Singapore

First of its kind attraction in Asia, where visitors can accomplish the trifecta of snowboarding, surfing, and skating under one roof in a city, as part of plans to strengthen Orchard Road's position ...

Taipei speeding up its carbon footprint reduction

Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 to prevent a climate catastrophe has become a global consensus since the Glasgow Climate Pact was reached at the 26th United Nations Conference of Parties(COP)in 2...

Ukraine war shifts to country's east — live updates

US official says Russian focus on Donbas could prolong the war Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls situation in east and south extremely difficult This article was last updated at 03:17 G...

Coco Coir Market Overall Study Report with Top Key Players, Size and Application

Global Coco Coir Market is valued approximately USD 369.70 million in 2019 and is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 6.3% over the forecast period 2020-2027. Coco coir is a st...