Stories about Singapore
"Palm oil producers will be more motivated if more people demand haze-free palm oil."
"We cannot see how a tagline calling for inclusion and love can be seen as undermining the concept of family or disrespecting the individual," wrote the Pink Dot organizers.
"These new laws are actually keeping families apart: Singaporeans with non-resident spouses or relatives will not be able to attend Pink Dot together.”
Singapore plans to update its Broadcasting Act, Philippine House Speaker is proposing to regulate social media, and Cambodian officials are mimicking Donald Trump by calling unfavorable news "fake".
"With dwindling interests in traditional art, the public commute presents a unique, safe and condensed setting to practice what I love."
Religious groups and state censors in Singapore and Malaysia are unhappy about the live-action remake of Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” because of a “gay moment” in the film.
Look how some of Singapore's most iconic buildings become even more stunning during the “Light Festival,” where art installations from nine different countries are displayed at the Marina Bay waterfront.
"We must honor and respect the feelings of those who suffered terribly and lost family members during the Japanese Occupation," said the country's minister for communications and information.
"Why you have to be liddat? Give us our Terrex back!"
Local observers argue that real policies to protect migrant workers' rights are still absent in the wealthy Asian city state, however.
"We need a culture of equality, not disrespect. As an athlete, I want everyone to know that strength does not mean dominance and aggression."
"Purple symbolizes solidarity for people with special needs. The square logo of the Purple Parade symbolizes equality (equal length on all sides), inclusiveness and strong building blocks."
Hong Kong Introduces Restrictions on High-Rise Window Cleaning to Protect Maids, and Employers Are Upset
"The home is a private domain, but it is also the migrant domestic helper's work space. It is the employer's responsibility to provide an appropriate and safe working environment."
"If we throw away ugly food just because it doesn’t look nice, then I think we are wasting these resources," a participant in Singapore's new food conservation movement said.
An 'International Day of the Girl' celebration in an internally displaced person camp in Kachin State, Myanmar highlights the lack of government protection of victims of gender-based violence in Myanmar.
"We should learn from him and do away with this VIP culture in India."
"We cannot measure (or reward) human endeavour by money alone but withholding it sends a wrong message to society too."
This week, we take you to Ukraine, Russia, Singapore, India and Brazil.
"I was traumatized, frightened, and extremely sad. It was good intentions that brought me to work in Singapore and I cannot understand why I was treated so horribly."
Aside From the Singaporean Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps, Meet the Other Southeast Asian Olympic Gold Medalists
Singapore and Vietnam have bagged their first ever Olympic golds in Rio, Thailand has topped the podium twice and the Philippines has ended a two-decade medal drought.