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North Koreans banned from entering US

AMID heightened tensions with Pyongyang, United States President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, adding to a list of countries banned from travelling...

Bali on highest alert level as volcano rumbles

THE tourist-heavy island of Bali in Indonesia was issued the highest possible alert status amid an active volcano that meant that it could “erupt at any moment”. According to a...

Phuket will soon debut bike-sharing service

OBIKE continues to expand throughout Southeast Asia with a launch in Phuket planned in the near future. The company, the first homegrown Singaporean stationless bike-sharing company and a pioneer from...

Singapore baggage handler causes mayhem at Changi Airport

A 63-YEAR-OLD baggage handler at Singapore’s Changi Airport, Tay Boon Keh, was found to have swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending the luggage to the wrong destinations, according to...