The government claims jeepneys need to go because they are old, dirty and unsafe
Huawei’s state of the art surveillance systems at a Philippine ‘safe city’ spark paranoia that a Chinese big brother is watching. But the driving force behind the use of Chinese technology could be private sector greed rather than a sinister, snooping state
New attraction near Da Nang must be seen first-hand; gang of goat violators on the lam; and Beijing mandates toilet upgrades.
WhatsApp launches campaign in Pakistan to quell spread of fake news; Indonesians slaughter crocodiles in revenge killings and India orders investigation into orphanages run by Mother Teresa’s charity
Meanwhile, what happened to the anti-American sentiment in North Korea?
Rescuers stay out all night in wetlands to capture stork with a plastic-sealed beak; US Secretary of State posts that Singapore is part of Malaysia; and university students eager to get into ‘politically incorrect’ trouble succeed.
Indonesia considers child marriage ban; Leeds United owner defends tour of Myanmar; Indian doctor drills hole in leg of wrong patient.
The bloody national campaign may be popular with the public, but there are some people getting addicts off the streets without firing a shot
Cambodian PM Hun Sen has an eye for Japanese contact lenses, murderers could soon lose their heads in Indonesian province Aceh
It was one to forget for Vladimir Lenin fans in India and trendy beards in Pakistan, too.
Ethnic Chinese rapper arrested in Malaysia; Singaporean fraudster attempts to flee Lion City on boat; and Moomins are forever in our hearts
In exclusive video Philippine officials give SCMP reporter access to drug lab that could have produced more than one tonne of crystal methamphetamine a month.