Health

Dog meat campaign say tests find rabies at Indonesia markets

Jul 31, 2018

Anti-dog meat campaigners say tests of just nine dog carcasses from markets on an Indonesian island revealed one infected with rabies, highlighting the public health risks

Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

Jul 20, 2018

A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor

Health official says boys rescued from flooded cave lost weight but had water during ordeal and are in good health

Jul 11, 2018

Health official says boys rescued from flooded cave lost weight but had water during ordeal and are in good health

Buddhist meditation may calm team trapped in Thai cave

Jul 6, 2018

Team identity, youth and meditation may help young Thai soccer players and coach to cope with mental stress of their ordeal

Research warns Indonesia gay bashing is fueling HIV epidemic

Jul 2, 2018

Researchers say an epidemic of HIV among gay men in Indonesia is being fueled by a gay hate climate

Is 92 too old to lead? Malaysia's Mahathir doesn't think so

May 11, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad admits he is 'very old,' but also is a reminder that 92 isn't as old as it once was

Singapore euthanizes 27-year-old polar bear born in tropics

Apr 25, 2018

Inuka, the world's first polar bear born in the tropics, has been euthanized by the Singapore Zoo

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

Apr 19, 2018

Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention

Indonesian court orders therapy for Australian drug user

Mar 27, 2018

An Indonesian court has ordered an Australian man to undergo rehabilitation after finding him guilty of possessing a small amount of drugs on the tourist island of Bali

Papuan teen dies hours after release from Indonesia jail

Mar 20, 2018

A spokesman for the family of a Papuan teenager who died after 24 hours in Indonesian police custody says the 17-year-old had multiple bruises and injuries and it doesn't accept the explanation he died of alcohol poisoning

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