AirAsia to crew Aceh flights with men only after hijab rule

Feb 2, 2018

Budget airline AirAsia says its flights to Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will be operated by male cabin crew after Acehnese authorities insisted all female flight attendants wear head coverings

Vietnam veterans recall all-female Tet Offensive squad

Feb 1, 2018

Communist veterans of Vietnam's 1968 Tet Offensive mark its anniversary recalling an 11-member all-female Perfume River Squad

US teacher in trouble in Vietnam over offensive comments

Jan 31, 2018

Vietnamese authorities may fine an American teacher for making offensive comments about one of the country's most revered figures.

Groups call for shutdown of brutal Indonesia animal markets

Jan 25, 2018

Campaigners are calling for the closure of Indonesian animal markets touted as tourist attractions where dogs are bludgeoned by the thousands and sometimes blow-torched while alive

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

Jan 17, 2018

Myanmar police open fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people

Michelin star boosts chef at outdoor Thai kitchen to stardom

Jan 12, 2018

A Thai chef who has spent over 30 years wielding her wok in an unassuming outdoor, coal-fired kitchen has been awarded a Michelin star, propelling her to culinary stardom

American evangelist leads rare event in communist Vietnam

Dec 9, 2017

More than 10,000 Vietnamese have filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham

Bali volcano emits wispy plume of steam, flights resume

Dec 4, 2017

Gushing ash from a Bali volcano dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island over the weekend returned to near-normal schedules

Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali's elderly wary of another

Dec 4, 2017

Indonesia's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted, but some survivors of the volcano's catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming

Stranded in Bali tourists lampooned online for complaints

Dec 1, 2017

Australian tourists who complained about being stranded on tropical Bali when volcanic ash closed its airport have been roasted online as out of touch with the hardships faced by Indonesians who fled their homes

Weather, 20 December
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Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

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