Balestier Khalsa Chairman Thavaneson Selvaratnam talks with Nanda Kim Kyaw Chit, left, and Aung Kyaw Naing, right, before a training session. (Photo by John Duerden)

Soccer diplomacy in Singapore's 'Little Burma'

S-League takes notice as Myanmar soccer fortunes rise

  • Cambodia's LGBT community struggles for identity

    Decades after the Khmer Rouge, LGBT people still seek their place

  • Formula One Asian expansion stalls amid growing losses

    Japan the clear winner as motor racing's glamor sport fades across the region

  • Asia dominates rankings of most expensive cities

    Singapore, Hong Kong remain top two; Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul rise on currency

  • Cricket helps asylum seekers build bonds in Australia

    Sporting ties contrast with controversies over security and border protection

  • Australia's unique wildlife among victims of 'angry summer'

    Extreme temperatures exact horrific death toll among wild animals

  • Leicester City's European odyssey a lesson for soccer's Asian investors

    Sevilla success marks turnaround after firing of popular manager

  • Budget Japanese food filling Filipino bellies

    New Manila food court offers top-class fare at bargain prices

  • Leicester's lessons for European soccer's Asian investors

    Thai billionaire owner in high-stakes gamble with English 'giant killers'

  • Conrad Tokyo expands executive floor to half its rooms

    Remodeled hotel focuses on high-end guests ahead of Airbnb's full-scale entry

  • Yakitori chain offers cooking experience for foreign students

    Making the grilled chicken Japanese soul food is as fun as eating it

  • Mountain of garbage blights Manila

    Payatas scavengers eke out a living, but international aid groups seek a new way

  • For female migrant workers, problems can begin at home

    Economic integration has not improved promised legal protections

  • William Mellor

    Inside China's heartland of 'red tourism'

    Kangping village gives glimpses into ties that bind China's two most powerful men

  • A drone's-eye look at tsunami-hit northeastern Japan

    Six years on, new photos reveal patchy progress in rebuilding from disaster

  • Crunch year for Indian soccer

    Overshadowed by cricket, top leagues mull merger in search of success

  • Sydney's Gay Mardi Gras seeks relevance alongside pizazz

    Once a symbol of rebellion, the event has become mainstream

  • At 50, Japan's oldest soccer pro continues to inspire

    'King Kazu' Miura may have lost a step, but he can still mix it up with the best

  • Smart karaoke mic gets Vietnamese singing

    New gadgets from China can turn any place into a karaoke stage

  • Australia brings snake bite expertise to Myanmar

    International support focuses on improving emergency care and anti-venom supplies