Trio Nabbed For Unauthorised Credit Card Transactions

The Police have arrested two men and one woman, aged between 25 and 50, for their suspected involvement in two separate cases of using other persons’ credit cards to make unauthorised retail purchases. In the first case, on 3 November… Read More

Pence Announces US-ASEAN ‘Smart Cities Partnership’

SINGAPORE In Singapore, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has offered the Trump administration’s support for Southeast Asia’s digital and urban infrastructure development. In his remarks at the U.S. ASEAN Summit, Pence announced the new U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership.This effort will… Read More

Bangladesh Scraps Rohingya Return, Says No One Wants to Go

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH Bangladesh’s plans to begin repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar Thursday were scrapped because officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return to the country that has been accused of driving out hundreds of thousands in… Read More

US Flexes New Muscle in Asia

SINGAPORE The United States flexed new muscle in Asia Thursday with pledges to counter China’s expansion in a contested sea and set up a second summit with the leader of North Korea, which Washington regards as a military threat to… Read More

US Vice President: Indo-Pacific ‘No Place For Empire’

Empire and aggression have no place in the region, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Singapore on Thursday, slamming Beijing for what he called its illegal and dangerous militarization and territorial expansion in the… Read More

Pence on North Korea: ‘Now We Need to See Results’

The proposed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must result in a detailed list of North Korean nuclear weapons sites, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday.In an interview with NBC News,… Read More


SINGAPORE, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday he hopes North Korea will participate in various meetings with Southeast Asian nations after carrying out complete denuclearisation. Moon made the remark during this year’s meeting of the East Asia Summit (EAS)… Read More