Chen Cheng was found lying in a pool of blood after being stabbed multiple times following a fight with academic Adam Brown over their two-year-old son’s kindergarten arrangements.
Fans of the 28-year-old beauty queen hope that she will inspire those struggling to come out due to the stigma attached to it in the Catholic-majority country.
More travellers are being deported from the Indonesian island for behaviour that authorities say has hurt religious sentiment of Balinese Hindus.
Former Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri questioned the rationale behind the army’s plan to establish one regional command in each province.
Indonesian conservatives are concerned about LGBTQ-themed acts or messages promoted in the Coldplay concert that was supposed to revive the nation’s pandemic-hit tourism sector.
The youngster, who’d developed breathing difficulties, died after being unable to get a bed; a lack of staff was also given as a reason for turning him away.
A Filipino senator says the State Grid Corporation of China’s 40 per cent stake in the national power grid may pose a security threat.
Authorities aim to weed out criminals using short-term visas to execute kidnappings for ransom to protect the Thai tourism industry’s image.
A police report lodged by an unnamed individual claims the opening lines of six of the K-pop star’s songs, including Good Day, Red Shoes and Bbibbi, were reportedly copied.
Nepal’s ex-home minister, Balkrishna Khand was arrested for his role in a scam that duped young Nepalese out of money on the promise they would be sent to the US as refugees from Bhutan.
Ferdinand Marcos Jnr is not in favour of imposing a deadline on China-Philippines negotiations, and that the issue has been ‘complicated’ by China’s separate talks with Asean states.
Indonesia’s anti-corruption watchdog recently stepped up its crackdown on civil servants and their families for publicising their lavish spending habits on social media.
Preechaya ‘Ice’ Pongthananikorn bought a bottle of cyanide to ward off pests. It came from the same batch used by a serial killer.
Aisiah Sinta Dewi Hasibuan’s family called the Kualanamu airport after she told them she was trapped in a lift, but it refused to check CCTV records, citing protocol.
Yoon said he was ‘taken aback’ when Biden asked him to sing. But he did not need much cajoling to take the mic at the White House state dinner.
Indonesian authorities said the three Russians – a man and two women – had disrespected Pengubengan Temple, without going into details.
Thai police are also investigating claims that government officials had known about the casino’s existence but turned a blind eye after taking more than US$58,000 in bribes.
Hu Aobo’s computer contained stolen login information of over 2 million people, and several fake websites offering shopping and financial products.
Seoul also called on China to play its part in upholding peace in the region and bringing nuclear-armed Pyongyang to the negotiating table.
Washington has access to nine sites near the Taiwan Strait and the disputed South China Sea under a defence pact with Manila. China has sharply criticised the military deal.
Bima Yudho Saputro was reported to police for breaching Indonesia’s internet law after he was critical of Lampung province’s infrastructure, but police dropped the case after no evidence of a crime was found.
Police said the teen had planned a suicide pact with a 27-year-old man through an online community called ‘depression gallery’. Her death was live-streamed on Instagram.
The Philippines said there was no cause for alarm for more than 100,000 overseas Filipino workers in Taiwan, after China’s ambassador implied the workers’ safety could be at risk due to Manila’s military ties with the US.
Wong and Singapore’s other leaders such as Health Minister Ong Ye Kung have a sizeable presence on TikTok, with some of their quirky posts going viral.
Egg prices in Japan are rising on higher feed costs and as an ongoing bird flu outbreak in the country squeezes supplies.
The warning targeted inbound travellers from South Korea and Japan, where fresh fruits like persimmons and grapes cost less than in Thailand.
US First Lady Jill Biden reportedly proposed joint performance between Blackpink and Lady Gaga to celebrate 70th anniversary of US-South Korea alliance.
Andy Yin, 26, says the nomination review committee deeply scrutinised his commercial dealings and asked how he got funds to buy a property at the age of 19.
Pogos, which employ about 201,000 Chinese and 111,000 Filipinos, deliver 190 billion pesos (US$3.2 billion) to the Philippine economy each year.
The nightclub will cancel the event – featuring a group of lingerie-clad cross-dressers called ‘Thai Hot Guys’ – after receiving a warning from the authorities.