In a case described by Singapore prosecutors as “arguably one of the worst of its kind” in the city-state, the married couple -- who were sentenced two years ago over the abuse of another maid -- beat and kicked their helper and made her clean the house... read more
A worker seen operating a machine to extract crude oil from a well at an informal oil field in Minhla township, central Myanmar. The fields near Minhla, north of Yangon, are Myanmar’s equivalent of the American Wild West, where informal oil entrepreneurs scramble from site to site in the hope of striking lucky.
The Arakan Army, an insurgent group, has been threatening and trying to extort money from Indian fabricators working on the Kaladan project. At least one soldier of the Myanmarese army was critically injured in an improvised explosive device blast, said... read more
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is firming up its policy on the Indo-Pacific even as it looks to India playing a larger role in regional peace and stability and development in the coming years, experts and envoys said at a seminar... read more
In a communication to employees on Monday, IndiGo’s CEO Ronojoy Dutta said the airline would be looking at ambitious expansion in the international market and utilise around 50 per cent of its new capacity on that market. read more
In one of the biggest recoveries of contraband drugs so far this year, Assam Rifles has seized a huge quantity of World is Yours (WIY) tablets worth approximately Rs 14.58 crore in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district bordering Myanmar. read more
In the first swoop on Friday, 40 girls were rescued and a suspected trafficker accompanying them arrested from two hotels in Moreh by a state police team stationed in Tengnoupal district bordering Myanmar. read more
A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. read more