The Dengvaxia vaccine has been tested on a million children in the Philippines, in a 3.5-billion-peso (S$98 million) state-sponsored immunisation programme that began in April last year.
The abduction of Malaysian pastor Raymond Koh Keng Joo happened in just under a minute. Footage of a viral video, supposedly of the abduction, showed at least seven vehicles - including two motorcycles - were involved in the operation.
Mr Kris Sombut, an English-speaking volunteer, stands at Sanam Luang's main gate in central Bangkok helping to direct traffic for locals and tourists arriving at the site.
A team of international and local legal experts has been assembled to represent Malaysia which is seeking to revise the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over Pulau Batu Puteh, also known as Pedra Branca in Singapore.
The United States, Japan and South Korea requested an urgent United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss DPRK’s latest missile test.
Singapore has deported eight Indonesians, after immigration officers at Woodlands Checkpoint found a photo of a "shoe bomb" in the smartphone of the group's leader.
Eight Indonesians are being questioned by Indonesia police's Densus 88 counterterrorism unit in Batam after being deported from Malaysia for possessing ISIS-linked images.
An officer who works with the Malacca Chief Minister and a Johor land officer were the latest targets of anti-corruption officials in Malaysia, in what some see as a crackdown on graft linked to an impending general election.
Former president Megawati Sukarnoputri came out strongly against anti-pluralist voices yesterday, saying they have no place in a democratic Indonesia.
Thailand is bracing itself for more flash floods today, with torrential rain forecast to hit two provinces, as the authorities struggled to reinstate road and rail networks in the south which has been inundated by water over the past week.
Malaysian police are investigating a group that has threatened to track down women "dressed inappropriately" during Thaipusam festival and spray paint their bodies.
It will cost about RM5 million (S$1.6 million) to clean up the oil slick in the Pasir Gudang waters and owners of the two container ships involved in the spill will have to foot the bill.
The Philippines is taking the right steps in diversifying its alliances, Russia's ambassador to Manila said yesterday as he pushed for defence cooperation, short of a military alliance, between the two countries.
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