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Singapore to deploy driverless buses from 2022 – minister

Singapore now plans to embrace self-driving technology to further reduce reliance on cars and improve how people get around

Singapore now plans to embrace self-driving technology to further reduce reliance on cars ...

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Singapore to deploy driverless buses from 2022 – minister

The struggle against disinformation and fake news in Southeast Asia goes hand-in-hand ...

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Fake news and freedom of expression in Southeast Asia

The 24-year-old North Korean solider, identified only by his surname, Oh, watches ...

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North Korean defector watching U.S. TV shows, K-Pop

(4th UPDATE) The government in Tokyo says it had been informed 8 people had been plucked ...

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8 rescued after U.S. Navy aircraft crashes in Philippine Sea

The new alliance aims to disrupt the funding of militant groups through enhanced ...

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Australia, SE Asia join forces to choke militant financing

The suspension comes shortly after US President Donald Trump visited Beijing and pressed ...

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Air China suspends flights to North Korea

International students and backpackers working in Australia are subjected to 'systemic ...

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Foreign students, backpackers face 'endemic wage theft in Australia'

A mother who dumped 4 of her babies in buckets filled with concrete that she then kept in ...

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Japan woman claims to have dumped babies in concrete buckets

An Amnesty International report details how years of persecution have curated the current ...

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Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing 'apartheid' on Rohingya

(UPDATED) Trump promises a rapid ramp-up of US Treasury sanctions against the isolated ...

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Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror