• Saturday, Sep 22, 2018
  • Last Update : 05:52 pm
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

Japan's PM Abe heads for extended term...

Japan's PM Abe heads for extended term...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The win effectively hands Abe three more years as prime minister, giving him the chance of breaking the...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib faces 21 new charges...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib faces 21 new charges...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 20 2018

He has already been hit with seven charges over state fund 1MDB since unexpectedly losing power in May,...

Landslide kills 12 in the Philippines,...

Landslide kills 12 in the Philippines,...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Heavy weekend rains brought by typhoon Mangkhut caused more than 100 landslides, most in the mountainous...

Malaysia ex-PM arrested over $628m linked...

Malaysia ex-PM arrested over $628m linked...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Najib will appear in court on Thursday afternoon to be charged over the allegations

Kim hugs Moon as inter-Korean summit...

Kim hugs Moon as inter-Korean summit...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Kim greeted Moon with hugs and handshakes as the South Korean leader landed in the North's capital...

Frantic dig for Philippines victims...

Frantic dig for Philippines victims...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Landslides and flooding elsewhere in the Philippines forced nearly 200,000 people to flee their...

Denuclearization to top Moon's Pyongyang...

Denuclearization to top Moon's Pyongyang...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Moon is due to fly to New York later this month to attend the UN General Assembly, where he is expected...

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after...

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 17 2018

The death toll in the Philippines rose to 65 overnight

Typhoon Mangkhut lashes Hong Kong after...

Typhoon Mangkhut lashes Hong Kong after...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 16 2018

An average of 20 typhoons and storms lash the Philippines each year, killing hundreds of people

Hopes rise as two Koreas open joint...

Hopes rise as two Koreas open joint...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 15 2018

South Korea had hoped to open the office by August but it was delayed when denuclearization talks between...

Super typhoon 'Mangkhut' strikes northern...

Super typhoon 'Mangkhut' strikes northern...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 15 2018

There were no immediate reports of casualties 

Urgent preparations as super typhoon...

Urgent preparations as super typhoon...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 14 2018

The Philippines state weather service said Mangkhut, a massive storm about 900km wide, is packing sustained...

Chinese official: China is educating,...

Chinese official: China is educating,...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 13 2018

'Islam was a good thing in China's view, but Islamic extremists were the common foes of...

11 dead, dozens hurt as driver rams...

11 dead, dozens hurt as driver rams...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 13 2018

Videos of the incident circulated briefly on social media, but were quickly removed by censors

US-China trade spat looms over regional...

US-China trade spat looms over regional...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Sep 12 2018

The current edition of the WEF, which closes Thursday, is officially themed 'Entrepreneurship and...

Trump received Kim Jong Un letter seeking...

Trump received Kim Jong Un letter seeking...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Moon will fly to Pyongyang next week for his third meeting with Kim this year

Toyota to restart all domestic assembly...

Toyota to restart all domestic assembly...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 10 2018

Toyota halted operations at many plants following last week’s 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Japan’s...

Asia's rising appetite for meat, seafood...

Asia's rising appetite for meat, seafood...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 9 2018

Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Pakistan are among nations likely to contribute most to the rise...

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade,...

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade,...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 9 2018

There was no sign of the Hwasong-14 and -15 rockets that can reach the mainland United States and changed...

Trump expecting positive letter from...

Trump expecting positive letter from...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 8 2018

Trump in late August cancelled a planned trip to Pyongyang by Pompeo over a lack of progress in North...