A FEDERAL judge issued an order on Tuesday barring a Florida-based stem cell company from performing an unapproved procedure that blinded at least four patients.

SAN Francisco on Tuesday became the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes, as concerns grow over a sharp rise in vaping among youths.

[BANGKOK] Thailand's constitutional court on Thursday suspended the wildly popular leader of an anti-junta party from parliament a day before it convenes, putting the brakes on his political...

[MEXICO CITY] Mexico City's legislature voted on Thursday to ban businesses from buying, selling or giving their customers disposable plastics, a major shift for a sprawling capital that is awash...

[COLOMBO] Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants.

[WASHINGTON]  US regulators have ordered Boeing to make urgent improvements to its popular 737 Max 8 aircraft after the second deadly accident in a few months prompted the grounding of fleets...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the dissolution of an opposition party for nominating the king's sister as its candidate for prime minister in a March 24...

[BEIJING] The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has hit back at US efforts to blacklist the company, saying defiantly that the world cannot do without Huawei and its "more advanced...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's telecoms regulator on Tuesday suspended the operating licence of a television channel linked to ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra weeks ahead of a general...

[MADRID] Madrid on Wednesday temporarily banned the oldest, most polluting vehicles from driving its streets, two weeks after new driving restrictions were introduced to fight air pollution in the...