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PSI in Singapore close to unhealthy levels on Wednesday but will improve with thunderstorms: NEA

The haze is taking time to clear as winds have remained light since yesterday evening, NEA said.

26 Singaporeans injured as bridge collapses in Batam’s Montigo Resorts Nongsa

Some of the victims, who are Mendaki employees, were taking selfies when the bridge collapsed.
Aceh Ulema Council (MPU) member Mukhlis reacts as he is whipped in public by a member of the Sharia police in Banda Aceh on October 31, 2019.

An Indonesian politician who helped write strict Islamic anti-adultery laws was flogged 28 times after he was caught committing adultery

The man from Aceh, a semi-autonomous region of Indonesia, was sacked as a lawmaker, and received 28 lashes from a masked official on Thursday.
The Ocean Cleanup's Interceptor tool in the Klang River in Malaysia.

The 25-year-old trying to rid the world’s oceans of plastic just created a floating garbage truck that collects trash from rivers

The organization hopes to clean 1,000 rivers that contribute to around 80% of the ocean's plastic before the end of 2025.
A Lion Air Boeing 737-800 plane prepares to land at the Sukarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang on the outskirts of Jakarta January 30, 2013.

31 pages vanished from the maintenance log of the Lion Air Boeing 737 Max before it crashed, investigators said

Investigators' final report pointed to Boeing's design of the plane as well as compounding errors from Lion Air and the crew on the fatal flight.
Wreckage from Lion Air flight JT 610 lies at the Tanjung Priok port on October 29, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Lion Air Flight JT 610 crashed shortly after take-off with no sign so far of survivors among the 189 people on board the plane.

The full Lion Air crash report hammers Boeing for design flaws that brought down a 737 Max and killed 189 people

Indonesian investigators pointed to Boeing's plane design, as well as how Lion Air and its pilots responded to its faults, as reasons for the crash.
More than 10 people have died so far as a result of riots in Chile.

A world on fire: Here are all the major protests happening around the globe right now

Despite each demonstration stemming from different issues, many have common threads: citizens want to express their discontent with their governments.

Singapore and Malaysia could be among five nations hosting World Cup in 2034

The other nations are Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, and other Asean members are welcome to take part.
Indonesian students clash with police on September 25, 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesian student groups have demonstrated for a second day against a proposed change in Indonesia's criminal law code which among other things would outlaw sex outside of marriage and another law which would weaken the Corruption Eradication Commission.

Indonesian police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters rallying against a new law that could impose jail time for sex outside of marriage

Thousands of Indonesian students have clashed with police in protests against a new draft law that would change the country's criminal code.