Eleven drug suspects have been arrested in three separate police operations in which 500 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and over 4 million speed pills seized.
AstraZeneca said on Tuesday a late-stage trial failed to provide evidence that its Covid-19 antibody therapy protected people who had contact with an infected person from the disease, a small setback in its efforts to find alternatives to vaccines.
The US and the European Union agreed to extend a tariff truce for five years, parking a dispute over aircraft subsidies given to Airbus SE and Boeing Co that saw the allies impose duties on $11.5 billion of each other’s exports.
Malaysia’s full lockdown has helped flatten the country’s Covid-19 infection curve and helped it avoid a catastrophe, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said.
The government has asked the central bank to review interest rates for credit cards and personal loans to try to tackle high household debt, the prime minister said on Tuesday, sending bank shares falling.
The Philippines is expecting most of its 17 million AstraZeneca Plc Covid-19 vaccine orders manufactured in Thailand to arrive this year, following a brief delay in the initial shipments.
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: Myanmar junta witnesses were set to testify on Tuesday against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of sedition and flouting coronavirus restrictions, in a trial that could see the Nobel laureate jailed for more than a decade.
BEIJING: A herd of elephants on a mammoth trek across China is taking an enforced break -- as they wait for a wayward youngster to catch-up.
PARIS: A French court is to rule Tuesday on claims Swedish furniture giant Ikea set up an elaborate system to illegally spy on hundreds of employees and job applicants from 2009 to 2012, using private detectives as well as police.
Thai Airways International won court approval on Tuesday for restructuring its 400-billion-baht debt load as the airline that is already under bankruptcy protection seeks to turn around its fortunes.
SURAT THANI: Three people were killed and another seriously hurt when a 10-wheel lorry rear-ended a trailer carrying trees and another lorry loaded with old car tyres rammed into them, causing it to burst into flames in Khian Sa district early Tuesday.
BEIJING: A huge red banner welcomed more than 11,000 students in Wuhan for a massive graduation ceremony over a year after the city was battered by the first global outbreak of Covid-19.
Restaurants in Bangkok may be allowed to resume selling alcohol if the Ministry of Public Health makes the proposal for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to consider, National Security Council chief Gen Nattapon Nakpanich said on Tuesday.
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with an investigation of the Southeast Asian nation's drug war killings planned by the International Criminal Court (ICC), his spokesperson said on Tuesday.