SINGAPORE (ANN): It is not safe now for celebrities to post photographs of themselves having drinks with Jackie Chan.
Kamikatsu (Japan): Plastic, paper, metal? In Japan’s Kamikatsu, sorting rubbish isn’t that simple. Residents face a mind-boggling 45 separate categories for their garbage as the town aims to be “zero-waste” by 2020.
Tokyo: The Group of 20 major economies were set to agree a deal on reducing marine plastic waste at a meeting in Japan where they also discussed energy security following the oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.
Hong Kong: Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Hong Kong as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city’s embattled leader.
Hong Kong: Bouquets of white flowers, written tributes and origami cranes piled up outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, where a young man plunged to his death protesting against a controversial extradition Bill.
Hong Kong: Young Hong Kongers who marshalled the fight against a police force that was armed with tear gas and rubber bullets have spoken of how they were pushed into embracing more confrontational tactics by the failure of years of peaceful protests.
Jakarta: An Indonesian university is offering would-be students a novel way to gain admission to the faculty – become a YouTube star first.
Hanoi: During the month of May alone, there were on average 23 cyberattacks on government computers every single day.
JAKARTA: According to the latest Tom Tom Traffic Index, Jakarta’s traffic eased in 2018, making it the city showing the “biggest improvement” last year.
Hanoi: Hello Vietnam, a tourism promotion programme, has been launched by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in co-ordination with TikTok, the world’s leading destination for short-form mobile videos.