[BANGKOK] Thailand's parliament approved on Sunday a near US$60 billion stimulus package, the kingdom's biggest-ever cash injection, to revive an economy that has been hammered by the coronavirus...

EMPLOYERS will have to agree to let the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) move their foreign workers who are cleared of Covid-19 from their existing dormitory to a cleared dormitory, among other measures...

[SINGAPORE] Singapore has agreed to further suspend the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project that would link it with Kuala Lumpur for seven months, till the end of the year.

ELECTRONIC Road Pricing (ERP) will continue to be suspended until June 28, even as Singapore embarks on the first phase of reopening its economy, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said.

[SINGAPORE] All nursing home staff members and residents have now been tested, said the Health Ministry.

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's capital Jakarta is anticipating one million vehicles will enter the city as people return from Eid al-Fitr holidays in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

[TOKYO] Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said friction between the US and China over Hong Kong poses a risk to the global economy if the city ceases to be an international financial...

[SINGAPORE] Foreign workers living in dormitories, as well as their employers and dorm operators, will have to comply with a slew of measures, including planning staggered rest days, before the...

[BEIJING] China's factory activity rose for a third straight month in May as companies got back to business after strict measures to contain the coronavirus were eased, but a deep contraction in...

[UNITED STATES] US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone a Group of Seven summit he had hoped to hold next month until September or later and expand the list of invitees to...

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