Shopee, Garena post strong revenue

Shares of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce and gaming firm Sea Group popped after its first-quarter revenue beat analysts’ expectations on Tuesday. Sea’s US-listed shares rose 14% to close at $80.21 after the of Singapore-based internet firm reported revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations in the first quarter this year. Here’s how the New York Stock Exchange-listed company … Read more

Biden names envoy to SE Asia bloc, stressing US attention

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday announced he’s nominating one of his top national security aides as ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, aiming to underscore his administration’s commitment to the Pacific region. Biden announced his decision to nominate Yohannes Abraham, chief of staff to the White House National Security Council, … Read more

Dictator’s son far ahead in Philippine presidential vote

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The son and namesake of ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos took a commanding lead in an unofficial vote count in Monday’s presidential election in the deeply divided Asian democracy. With 80% of the votes tabulated, Marcos Jr. had 25.9 million, far ahead of his closest challenger, current Vice President Leni Robredo, … Read more

Malaysia races to find 3 European divers, family optimistic

A plane, fishermen and and jet skiers have joined an expanded search entering a third day for three Europeans, including two teenagers, who disappeared while diving off a southern Malaysian island byThe Associated Press April 8, 2022, 11:46 AM † 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A … Read more

Full remarks of President Joe Biden and Singapore Prime Minister Lee

“We cannot condone any country arguing that another country’s independence is the result of historical errors and crazy decisions,” Prime Minister Lee said at the White House on March 29. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong met with US President Joe Biden to discuss Indo-Pacific security, the Ukraine war, and … Read more