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Australia to stop schools expelling...

Australia to stop schools expelling...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 14 2018

Laws allowing faith-based schools in some states to discriminate against gay students and teachers were...

China echoes IMF pledges to avoid using...

China echoes IMF pledges to avoid using...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 13 2018

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says China wants to avoid more yuan falls

Japan PM Abe to make rare China...

Japan PM Abe to make rare China...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 12 2018

No Japanese prime minister has paid an official visit to China since 2011 and no Chinese president has...

Indonesia to stop searching for quake...

Indonesia to stop searching for quake...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The announcement came after the official death toll from the 7.5 magnitude quake and a tsunami it triggered...

Pompeo pledges coordination with Japan...

Pompeo pledges coordination with Japan...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Pompeo will travel to Seoul after leaving Pyongyang and will head to Beijing before returning to the...

‘More than 1,000 may still be missing...

‘More than 1,000 may still be missing...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 5 2018

Officials had previously estimated that around 100 people were missing

S Korea ex-president Lee jailed for...

S Korea ex-president Lee jailed for...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 5 2018

The former South Korean leader was indicted in April on 16 charges that included bribery, embezzlement...

Malaysia's anti-graft agency arrests...

Malaysia's anti-graft agency arrests...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 3 2018

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in a statement said it arrested Rosmah, 66, in relation to money...

N Korea says peace treaty no bargaining...

N Korea says peace treaty no bargaining...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 2 2018

A landmark summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in June led to a warming of ties, but there...

Two Koreas remove landmines at tense...

Two Koreas remove landmines at tense...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 1 2018

There was no immediate confirmation from North Korea that its troops had begun the process

Prison break: Convicts on the run after...

Prison break: Convicts on the run after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 1 2018

Inmates had fled from another overcapacity facility in Palu by breaking down its main door and another...

Indonesians turn to Facebook in desperate...

Indonesians turn to Facebook in desperate...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Families are posting photos, descriptions of lost family members and contact numbers in the hope of learning...

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered...

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Typhoon Trami, rated category 2 by Tropical Storm Risk, is currently heading towards Japan’s...

When tsunamis strike: Five deadliest...

When tsunamis strike: Five deadliest...

World

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The five deadliest tsunamis recorded over the past century

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after...

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 28 2018

The disaster agency briefly issued a tsunami warning before lifting it

Japanese carrier drills with British...

Japanese carrier drills with British...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 27 2018

Japan, which is embroiled in separate territorial dispute with China in the neighbouring East China Sea,...

Mahathir: No need for life imprisonment,...

Mahathir: No need for life term but...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Malaysia’s prime minister stated this at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, in London, on...

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty...

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Amnesty also called on governments around the world to hold Beijing to account for 'the nightmare'...

China summons US ambassador over military...

China summons US ambassador over military...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 23 2018

Russia also lashed out at the US sanctions, accusing Washington of playing unfairly and using new measures...

US criticizes treatment of Uighurs in...

US criticizes treatment of Uighurs in...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Uighurs have long complained of systematic discrimination in the region, which activists call East Turkestan,...

Vietnam's President Quang dies

Vietnam's President Quang dies

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 21 2018

Rumors of Quang’s illness had been swirling on social media for months