ASEAN and G-20 summits: As the US and China meet, the rest of the world is being pressured to choose a side

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin around the same time in China, a three-times-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s affecting the world. Register here. Hong Kong CNN – world leaders converge in Phnom Penh This weekend, for the first … Read more

How Covid prompted startups in Singapore to use technology to revolutionize mental health support

Singapore CNN Business – Many Asian countries made tougher COVID-19 restrictions compared to other continents, a reality that has caused concerns about high levels of stress, anxiety and isolation. Now, a number of young entrepreneurs are taking advantage of technology to provide greater access to mental health care there. In July, Singapore-based Intellect raised $20 … Read more

Thailand massacre: Dozens of children among at least 36 killed in nursery school shooting and stabbing attack

Bangkok, Thailand CNN – Thailand plunged into horror Thursday after at least 36 people were killed, at least 24 of them children, in carnage in child care Center in the Northeast Thailand It is believed to be the deadliest accident of its kind in the country. Authorities immediately launched a manhunt for the suspected attacker, … Read more

Indonesia stadium tragedy: 129 dead after soccer match, according to police

CNN – Police say at least 129 people were killed and 180 more injured after that Chaos and violence It broke out late on Saturday following an Indonesian league soccer match between two of the country’s biggest teams. Supporters of Arima FC and rival Persibaya Surabaya clashed after the home team’s 3-2 defeat in a … Read more