Edition:
United States

Angie Teo

Put down that phone! Indonesians invent device to aid internet-addicted

Nov 06 2019

JAKARTA From browsing social media to watching videos and chatting with friends, Indonesian university student Tyas Sisianindita spends about eight hours a day on her phone.     | Video

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong braces for busy protest timetable ahead of China National Day

Sep 28 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 28 Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters were planning to rebuild "Lennon Walls" of anti-government graffiti on Saturday as they mark the fifth anniversary of the "Umbrella" street movement that gridlocked the Chinese-ruled city for weeks.

Hong Kong diners offered protest-inspired 'eyeball' mocktails and 'tear gas' eggs

Sep 20 2019

HONG KONG Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and a drink shaped like a bloodied eyeball. | Video

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit

Aug 05 2019

JAKARTA United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes.

Tyrant tees: Vietnam T-shirt designer earns bread from Trump-Kim mania

Feb 22 2019

HANOI A T-shirt bearing the face of one of the world's most infamous dictators would normally be a tough sell, one would think.

Tuna sells for record $3 million in auction at Tokyo's new fish market

Jan 05 2019

TOKYO The owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain on Saturday set a record by paying more than $3 million for a bluefin tuna in the year's first auction at Tokyo's new fish market, exceeding his own record price of 2013. | Video

Son's South Korea in football final after Vietnam win

Aug 29 2018

BOGOR, Indonesia South Korea beat Vietnam 3-1 in the Asian Games semi-finals on Wednesday thanks to Lee Seung-woo's double and if they retain the title it would have significant ramifications for striker Son Heung-min's professional career.

Games-Son's Korea in football final after Vietnam victory

Aug 29 2018

BOGOR, Indonesia, Aug 29 South Korea beat Vietnam 3-1 in the Asian Games semi-finals on Wednesday thanks to Lee Seung-woo's double and if they retain the title it would have significant ramifications for striker Son Heung-min's professional career.

'Sport doesn't mean you have to sweat' – esports makes Asian Games bow

Aug 25 2018

JAKARTA Skinny, pale and sitting in front of a computer, Lee Sang-hyeok doesn’t look much like a traditional Olympic athlete.

FEATURE-Games-“Sport doesn’t mean you have to sweat” – esports makes Asian Games bow

Aug 25 2018

JAKARTA, Aug 25 Skinny, pale and sitting in front of a computer, Lee Sang-hyeok doesn’t look much like a traditional Olympic athlete.

World News