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Philippines Duterte Says Will Quit If Enough Women Protest His Kiss

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea, and said he will resign if enough women...

Trump-kim Summit Set For Singapores Sentosa Island White House

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE – The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be on Singapore’s southern island of Sentosa,...

Myanmar Defense Lawyers Say Documents From Reuters Reporters Phones Not Secret

YANGON – Documents Myanmar police say they found on the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets were not confidential, defense...

Southeast Asias Grab Launches Innovation Arm To Develop Tech Start-ups

SINGAPORE – Southeast Asia’s Grab on Tuesday launched Grab Ventures, its innovation arm to develop technology start-ups in sectors such as transport, food...

Defense Says Myanmar Police Withheld Evidence From Reuters Reporters Phones

YANGON – Data that could support the defense of two Reuters reporters accused of possessing secret documents in Myanmar was missing from police phone evidence...

Malaysia Mulling Task Force To Probe French Submarine Deal

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s cabinet is discussing setting up a special task force to investigate alleged corruption during the purchase of two French...

Teslas Musk Laments Singapore Electric Vehicle Stance

SINGAPORE – Elon Musk, chief executive of U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc, defended his view that Singapore was not supportive of EV ownership after a...

Indonesian Police Raid University Over Suspected Plot To Attack Assemblies

JAKARTA – Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained a former student and are questioning two others after a raid on a university campus in Pekanbaru, on...

With Ports Ships And Promises India Asserts Role In Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE – Almost lost in the din of the upcoming U.S-North Korea summit and fresh tension between Washington and Beijing last week, India cemented its diplomatic...

Philippines Duterte Tells Un Human Rights Expert Go To Hell

MANILA – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has told a U.N human rights expert who said the country’s judicial independence was under threat to ‘go...