Cryptocurrency investment is “highly hazardous” but meltdowns in the sector have not created financial-stability risks for Singapore, regulators in the city-state said after another digital-asset firm ran into trouble.
A film director was repatriated from Myanmar on Tuesday morning after his family claimed that he had been kidnapped for ransom by the United Wa State Army (UWSA) since Jan 4. However, Myanmar authorities insisted that he had entered the UWSA's territory of his own free will.
Hong Kong’s decision to reduce the number of days arrivals must spend in hotel quarantine triggered an immediate surge in flight bookings to the city, said China’s largest travel online agency.
UN investigators said Tuesday there was mounting evidence of crimes being committed in Myanmar, including since a military coup last year.
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A Singaporean man and his Thai girlfriend on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB), saying that they are victims of internet fraud by a Singaporean man and his Thai wife who have reportedly fled from Singapore to Thailand.
A pedestrian crossing turned viral catwalk has become a site for Jakarta's young fashionistas to express themselves, while attracting the disapproval of police in the traffic-clogged Indonesian capital.
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: An Iranian satellite launched by Russia blasted off from Kazakhstan early Tuesday and went into orbit amid controversy that Moscow might use it to improve its surveillance of military targets in Ukraine.
Thai Airways International Plc will receive key financial support from the government for its 80 billion baht capital raising and debt-to-equity swap plan aimed at helping the state-controlled carrier come out of its pandemic-induced bankruptcy.
The government plans to overhaul digital rules to confer more powers on the central bank and tighten the oversight of platforms offering cryptocurrencies and other tokens after a recent market rout left retail investors reeling from losses.
FENGGANG TOWNSHIP, Taiwan: Taiwan held an artillery drill on Tuesday simulating a defence against an attack as its top diplomat accused Beijing of preparing to invade the island after days of massive Chinese war games.
The government has decided to subsidise the fuel tariff (Ft) component of electricity bills for the three months September-December, when the cost is set to rise, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said.
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon expects Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to survive the eight-year term legal dispute, be the next prime ministerial candidate of his Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) and remain premier for two more years.
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) should stay away from a steep policy tightening path to protect the economy’s nascent recovery while taming the fastest inflation in more than a decade, according to the finance minister.