Terrorist Group Behind Bali Bombings Use Palm Oil Plantations to Fund Terrorist Activity
Jemaah Islamiyah remains a threat to the region even after Indonesian police captured numerous high-ranking group leaders, the latest being Para Wijayanto, who was involved in the 2002 Bali bombings.
Japan Is Willing To Take Southeast Asia’s Trash
Japan has a plan for the region’s waste, which involves producing power from trash.
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Southeast Asian Countries are Vowing to Send Trash Back to the West
Waste from western countries has turned parts of southeast Asia into toxic dumping grounds—and governments have had enough.
Indonesia Tightens Inspection of Travellers from Singapore Amid Monkeypox Case
Authorities are closely monitoring several ports in Indonesia to prevent the disease from spreading.
Australian Library Evacuated After People Confused Durian Smell for a Gas Leak
The world's smelliest fruit strikes again.
Nothing Unites Southeast Asians Faster Than Seeing a White Man Insult Their Food
People are understandably riled up after a viral tweet ranked Filipino food "worst" in the region.
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After Medical Marijuana, Weed Cigarettes May Be Thailand’s Next Move
At least that's what the country's tobacco industry hopes for.
Southeast Asia Should Brace for More ‘Extreme’ Drought, Study Says
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam are particularly at risk.
For the First Time Ever, eSports Will be a Medal Event in the Southeast Asian Games
The 2019 SEA Games will include ‘Dota 2,’ ‘Tekken 7,’ and ‘Mobile Legends’ among others
Brunei’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Introduces Stoning and Whipping
The law is set to take effect next week.
A Report Confirms That Delhi Is Winning a War Against… Itself
A survey reveals that Gurugram has toppled Beijing to win the most polluted city medal, while New Delhi is the most polluted capital in the world.
Burmese Opium Farmers Make the Best Rice Wine
U Mint Aung, village chief of a tiny community in the opium fields of Eastern Myanmar brings out a clay pot brimming with multi-colored grains. The thing looks like a trendy smoothie. But it’s home-brewed rice wine.
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