Philippines warns of scorching heat World

Philippines warns of scorching heat

The national weather bureau of the Philippines on April 8 warned of a scorching heat index of up to 51 degrees Celsius in at least nine areas across the country.
Thailand cracks down on e-cigarettes at schools World

Thailand cracks down on e-cigarettes at schools

Thailand’s Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) will impose strict measures, such as searches of personal belongings, to crack down on vapes in schools following a "surge" in the number of students using them.
Cambodia logs three more monkeypox cases World

Cambodia logs three more monkeypox cases

Cambodia has detected three more cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 17 so far, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on April 7.
Indonesians get free rides during Lebaran holiday World

Indonesians get free rides during Lebaran holiday

Indonesia’s Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) plans to offer a free rides home to people in the capital of Jakarta and surrounding areas to avoid traffic jams during the upcoming Muslim Lebaran holiday.
Thailand’s airports ready for Songkran festival World

Thailand’s airports ready for Songkran festival

The Transport Ministry of Thailand has instructed the Airports of Thailand (AoT) and all related agencies to ensure the safety of passengers during Songkran, the traditional New Year festival of the Southeast Asian country that will be held from April 13-15.