In the West, ants at a picnic might spell the end of a good meal. In several Southeast Asian countries, though, high-end restaurants specialising in everything from crispy crickets to spicy spiders are causing a buzz right across the region
Ahead of an imminent election announcement, Malaysia’s main opposition party has been dissolved in what critics have described as a major abuse of power
Next month, Philippine voters will flock to the polls in the local barangay elections and also choose their first youth representatives in five years in the sangguniang kabataan elections. Rappler reporter Michael Bueza explains what these local elections mean for the Philippine people
Judge tells jailed Reuters journalists that a decision will be made on 11 April as to whether their case will go to trial
China is implementing a Big Brother-style system that scores citizens based on their behaviour, with rewards and punishments meted out accordingly. Is it a method of control that appeals to Southeast Asia’s autocratic leaders, and can they make it a reality?
Phnom Penh — Last month ABA Bank (member of National Bank of Canada Group) officially celebrated the relaunch of its head office building and the opening of the operation hall of the head office. The inauguration ceremony was headed by Askhat Azhikhanov, the CEO of ABA Bank and Louis Vachon, the CEO of National Bank
The leader of the communist party of the Philippines has followed in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s footsteps and reaffirmed his commitment to the country’s stuttering peace process
Malaysians and Indonesians alike have taken to social media to call out Masterchef UK judges Greg Wallace and John Torode for their comments on a contestant’s chicken rendang
Indonesia’s national government will send aid to local authorities in an attempt to contain an oil spill that has already claimed four lives and wreaked havoc on local coastline
The Porsche Cayenne is the result of hard work and dedication. It was born in the city, and found a home in the country. But for Vannak, the opposite is true
Toppled from their throne after the revolutionary Pathet Lao swept in to Vientiane in 1975, the exiled Lao royal family has long attempted to unite the country’s fractured diaspora. But has the royal institution finally outlived its use?
Malaysia and the Philippines have joined Singapore in scrutinising the anti-competitive nature of the recent Grab-Uber merger