Opposing the military takeover of the state, Myanmar citizens have staged protests across the country while putting their lives at risk.
Thailand announces plans to go ahead with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine despite other countries suspending its use over safety fears.
Bus carrying high school students and their parents in West Java's Sumedang district plunges into ravine, killing 27 people and injuring 39 others, officials say.
Some countries have opened doors for the private sector to get in on the vaccine drive.
As authorities struggle to contain the novel coronavirus, experts warn that over-stretched health infrastructure is ignoring prolific killers like tuberculosis.
Although the proposal "Yes to a ban on full facial coverings" does not mention the burqa or the niqab — there is no doubt what the debate concerns amid a campaign by some of the country's politicians to assign labels for Islam and its followers.
More than 28,000 residents in four villages in Bekasi district and 34 villages in Karawang district are affected by the floods, spokesperson for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said.
At least five people have been killed after Jakarta was struck by torrential rains over the weekend, which flooded dozens of major roads and forced hundreds of people to rush to emergency shelters.
Indonesia’s meteorology agency warns the heaviest monsoon rains of the season will fall in and around the densely populated capital in the coming days.
It is not fully understood why whales, which travel together in pods, beach themselves but they are known to follow a leader as well as gather around an injured or distressed whale.
At least nine people have been killed and 10 others are missing as rains cause a landslide and flooding, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes in East Java province.
Sriwijaya Air’s flight crashed into waters off Jakarta on January 9, killing 62 passengers and crew, including nearly a dozen children.
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