Saigoneer

South Korean Man Arrested After Clip Showing Beating of Vietnamese Wife Goes Viral

The brutal beating, caught on camera, has made national headlines in both Vietnam and South Korea. While the man has been detained, some are worried that this incident represents just the tip of the iceberg.

Read more...

Jakarta's Own Citizens Are Suing Their Government Over Air Pollution

Fed up with air quality that ranks among the worst in the world, 31 Jakarta residents have sued seven Indonesian government bodies — including the presidential office, Jakarta’s gubernatorial office and the Ministry of Environment — hoping to raise awareness and establish tangible changes.

Read more...

ASEAN Countries Confirm Bid to Co-Host FIFA World Cup 2034

On June 22, a meeting between representatives of ten ASEAN countries was held to discuss the prospect of co-hosting the FIFA World Cup.

Read more...

The Startup That's Bringing Abandoned Bikes to Burmese Children

As ofo and oBike bumble towards bankruptcy, thousands of bicycles are finding their way to poor communities in Myanmar.

Read more...

Hong Kong Transport Authorities Ban, Then Unban Ad Showing Gay Couple

The Cathay Pacific ad depicts two well-dressed gentlemen strolling hand-in-hand down the beach accompanied by the phrase "move beyond labels" as part of a larger inclusivity campaign.

Read more...

Taiwan Becomes First in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

It's been an emotional week for Taiwan's same-sex couples.

Read more...

[Photos] Huawei's New European-Inspired Campus Has Its Own Private Trams

The Chinese technology behemoth's new campus in Dongguan, north of Shenzen, consists of 12 different "towns," each designed to resemble iconic European cities such as Paris, London, Bruges and Granada. Four of the 12 towns are still under construction.

Read more...

Singapore Trials Growing Plants Atop Buses to Reduce Interior Heat

What appear to be slabs of golf course sod strewn across Singapore public buses are in fact part of a pilot program attempting to ascertain if green roofs for vehicles can reduce heat waste.

Read more...

Thailand-Cambodia Railway Reopens After 45 Years

Traveling between the two ASEAN capitals is now a reality thanks to recent efforts by Thailand and Cambodia to reconnect their defunct railway.

Read more...

Indonesian Theme Park Covers Breasts of Mermaid Statues, Citing 'Eastern Values'

Two mermaid statues in an Indonesian theme park were the latest victim of haphazard censorship.

Read more...

Grab to Train Drivers to Detect Human Trafficking

Corporations and NGOs are working together to fight against human trafficking.

Read more...

Video »

BUDX HCMC