Health

Thai palace: King's kidneys still not functioning properly

Sep 7, 2016

Thailand's royal palace says King Bhumibol Adulyadej's kidneys are still not functioning properly, but infections plaguing the 88-year-old monarch have eased

Singapore in battle mode against Zika after infections rise

Sep 2, 2016

Singapore is encouraging residents to use insect repellent, clear blockages in drains and wear long-sleeved clothing to protect themselves from mosquitoes after the number of Zika virus infections rose to 189 in the city-state

Indonesia screens for Zika as Singapore infections mount

Sep 1, 2016

Indonesia is screening travelers from Singapore for the Zika virus after the city-state reported a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive

Locally transmitted Zika virus infects 41 in Singapore

Aug 28, 2016

Officials say more than 40 people have been infected locally by the Zika virus in Singapore, but most have fully recovered

Thai farmers launch (bee) sting operation to stop elephants

Aug 25, 2016

After several failed efforts to stop wild elephants from rampaging through their produce, farmers in Thailand have turned to Plan Bee

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