Articles about Southeast Asia
01 Jan 2021
#ComicBytes: Marvel characters who have served in the military
Every Marvel character has an origin story that makes them either good or evil.
27 Nov 2020
India to produce 100 million Sputnik V doses starting 2021
India will produce over 100 million doses a year of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V starting 2021, under an agreement between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Hyderabad-based Hetero Biopharma, Hindustan Times reported.
24 Oct 2020
Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US
Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.
19 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Has community transmission started? Here's what experts say
On Thursday, the total number of novel coronavirus cases in India jumped to 168. Authorities have maintained that no community transmission has been detected so far.
17 Mar 2020
Samsung's cordless vacuum cleaner is the ultimate home-cleaning solution
In a bid to take home cleaning to a whole new level, Samsung Electronics has launched a 'Jet' cordless stick vacuum cleaner.
11 Mar 2020
Disney+ is now live in India via Hotstar
Christmas came early!
10 Jan 2020
Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020
Everyone loves to travel, more so when it comes cheap.
10 Dec 2019
Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit
Offering a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and adventure, Malaysia counts among one of the most-visited countries in Asia.
15 Nov 2019
Micro-mobility start-up Zypp raises Rs. 15 crore from IAN
Gurugram-based micro-mobility start-up Zypp (formerly Mobycy), which is known for providing last-mile connectivity through its e-scooters, has raised Rs. 15 crore in a pre-Series A round of funding.
26 Oct 2019
Binny Bansal invests $12.3 million in customer engagement platform Mobikon
Mobikon, a marketing and data-exchange platform for restaurants, has raised $12.3 million in Series B round of funding.
29 Aug 2019
Post retirement, MS Dhoni to venture into film production?
After a brilliant first innings in cricket, former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to start a new (albeit small) chapter in his professional life.
24 Jul 2019
Five offbeat places in Singapore you must visit
An all-time favorite among travelers heading to Southeast Asia, Singapore is a charming little amalgamation of wildly varied cultures, communities, and people.
22 Jul 2019
Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia
Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.
17 Jul 2019
#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia
From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.
16 Jun 2019
India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border
In a joint operation conducted over three weeks, the armies of India and Myanmar destroyed several insurgent camps set up by Northeast-based terrorist groups inside Myanmar, defense sources said on Sunday.
02 Apr 2019
Rajan Anandan quits Google India, will join Sequoia Capital
In a major development, Rajan Anandan, the Vice President of Google India and South East Asia, has put down his papers.
05 Mar 2019
Gurugram is now officially the world's 'most polluted city'
With the air quality worsening in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), Gurugram has emerged as the most polluted city in the world, according to a report.
13 Feb 2019
How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up
On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
31 Jan 2019
Indonesia: Durian, 'smelliest' fruit globally, getting sold at Rs. 71,000
In a bizarre news, a rare foul-smelling durian fruit variety was sold for nearly 14mn rupiah (Rs. 71, 546) in Indonesia.
27 Jan 2019
Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19
Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim terrorists are active, killing minimum 19 and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
29 Nov 2018
US demands transparency over Chinese debt on Pakistan
The US is demanding transparency over China's debt on Pakistan, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, amid concerns that Islamabad is seeking a multibillion-dollar bailout package from IMF to pay back Chinese creditors.
07 Nov 2018
#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year
PUBG already enjoys immense popularity in the Battle Royale genre due to its realistic tactical gameplay and it is looking to further it by solidifying its eSports presence.
22 Sep 2018
Wanted to sail from Mumbai to Goa? Now, you can!
If you are someone who has always wanted to cruise from Mumbai to Goa, then your wish will be fulfilled soon.
08 Sep 2018
Hong Kong is home to most ultra-wealthy people, not NYC
New York City, the largest city of US, has been toppled by Asia's giant Hong Kong, as the home to the maximum number of ultra-wealthy people.
22 Aug 2018
All you need to know about the sport 'Sepak takraw'
India men's Sepak takraw team scripted history by winning the bronze medal at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games, being held at Indonesia.
21 Aug 2018
US asks Pakistan to act against all 'externally-oriented' terror groups
The US has expressed concern over terrorist groups continuing to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan and is asking the country to do more against "externally oriented" extremist outfits, Alice Wells, the Head of South and Central Asian Bureau at US State Department said.
16 Aug 2018
OYO looking to raise $1bn, valuation might cross $4bn
It seems that budget hotel network OYO Rooms is getting ready for yet another round of funding, and is reportedly looking to raise an amount between $500mn to $1bn.
16 Jul 2018
India has its own 'Ant-Man.' No, he's not an actor!
When Dr. Himender Bharti, a myrmecologist (one who studies ants) was asked to peer-review a manuscript describing the discovery of an ant species in Jammu and Kashmir, little did he know the surprise in store.
26 Jun 2018
With 40 cases, malaria spreading faster in Delhi than dengue-chikungunya
Malaria is turning out to be a greater cause of concern for Delhi than dengue and chikungunya.
03 Jun 2018
Indian armed forces building partnerships in Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi
Describing the Indo-Pacific as a "natural region", PM Narendra Modi said India's armed forces, especially the Navy, are building and expanding partnerships in the strategically vital region for peace, security, and humanitarian assistance.
22 May 2018
Google's "Internet Saathi" program expands to 4 new states
Google's "Internet Saathi" program is set to expand to four new states: Karnataka, Goa, Uttarakhand, and Telangana.
02 May 2018
14 of world's 20 most-polluted cities in India: WHO
Despite global outrage, air pollution has reached critical levels globally. According to latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO), an alarming nine of 10 people breathe in highly-polluted air, which kills 70L people annually.
10 Apr 2018
Uber acquires dockless bike-sharing start-up JUMP for $200 million
Uber has acquired dockless bike-sharing start-up JUMP for an undisclosed amount of money. However, some reports suggested that the deal was finalized at a price closer to $200 million.
26 Mar 2018
Uber exits South-East Asia, selling its operations to rival Grab
After exiting China and Russia, Uber Inc. is now selling its South-East Asia operations including ride-share and food delivery business to regional rival Grab.
15 Mar 2018
Moto G6, E5 series spotted on certification portals before launch
Lenovo-owned Motorola is expected to launch its latest Moto G and E series smartphones, soon.
11 Mar 2018
For northeast's trafficking victims, a complete loss of Indian identity
Mercy Bawm from Mizoram wanted to support her family, so in 2014, she reached Singapore through 'agents.'
09 Mar 2018
Uber signs Virat Kohli as India brand ambassador
Uber has signed on celebrity cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador in India, the first time it has appointed one in Asia Pacific.
01 Mar 2018
Zomato raises Rs. 977cr from Alibaba-unit Ant Financial Services
Restaurant discovery and online food-ordering platform, Zomato, announced it has raised $150mn (Rs. 977cr) in a fresh funding round from Ant Financial Services Group, one of the world's leading digital financial services providers.
10 Oct 2017
Amazon gets beaten by malls and Alibaba in Singapore
US e-commerce giant Amazon's bid to expand into Southeast Asia has landed the firm in a bit of a pickle in Singapore.
02 Oct 2017
All India Radio plans on expanding services to new countries
While many may argue that television killed the radio, in India, but that's not the case. Radio channels are still quite popular here.