• Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019
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Malaysia's Mahathir says some state-owned...

Malaysia's Mahathir says some state-owned...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Mar 19 2019

Mahathir has blamed the previous administration of Najib Razak for saddling Malaysia with debt and liabilities...

Thai construction tycoon gets 16 months...

Thai construction tycoon gets 16 months...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Mar 19 2019

He, along with a huntsman, was also ordered to pay a fine of 2 million baht ($63,200)

Death toll in floods in Indonesia's...

Death toll in floods in Indonesia's...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Mar 18 2019

The death toll shot up to nearly 80 from 58 on Sunday as rescuers found more victims as they struggled...

Flash floods kill at least 58 in Indonesia's...

Flash floods kill at least 58 in Indonesia's...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 17 2019

Heavy rain has caused landslides in the nearby provincial capital of Jayapura

Around 35 tourists believed trapped...

Around 35 tourists believed trapped...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 17 2019

Two moderate earthquakes struck Lombok, triggering the landslides, when around 40 Malaysian and domestic...

Fakhrul elected vice-chairman of...

Fakhrul elected vice-chairman of...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Mar 16 2019

BNP is the first Bangladeshi party to become a member of the democracy advocacy organization

Bangladeshi woman dies trying to save...

Bangladeshi woman dies trying to save...

Nation

Fri, Mar 15 2019

Earlier on Friday, at least 49 people were killed in New Zealand’s worst terrorist attack

Democracy, DPRK style: North Korea holds...

Democracy, DPRK style: North Korea holds...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Leader Kim Jong Un's ruling Workers' Party has an iron grip on the Democratic People's Republic...

Indonesia ends mine collapse search...

Indonesia ends mine collapse search...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Mar 7 2019

Rescuers were forced to stop using excavators as conditions deteriorated and it was no longer possible...

Dozens of Rohingya found in Malaysia...

Dozens of Rohingya found in Malaysia...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Mar 1 2019

About 740,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar for Bangladesh after a military clampdown in August 2017

Indonesia says scores missing after...

Indonesia says scores missing after...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Feb 27 2019

Search-and-rescue teams and military officers were working together

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, 200...

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, 200...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Feb 23 2019

The victims, who include many women, worked at local tea estates in the region

Fake news: Kim and Trump lookalikes...

Fake news: Kim and Trump lookalikes...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Feb 22 2019

Days before the second summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Vietnam's capital, a Kim...

CPJ calls for release of Pakistani journalist...

CPJ calls for release of Pakistani journalist...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Feb 10 2019

Pakistan Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry confirmed that Razi had been arrested for posts...

Nude protest, black flags greet Modi...

Nude protest, black flags greet Modi...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Feb 9 2019

Black flag protests - considered a strong insult - greeted Modi when he arrived in Guwahati on Friday...

Thai princess' bid for PM scuttled as...

Thai princess' bid for PM scuttled as...

World

Sat, Feb 9 2019

The Thai Raksa Chart party, affiliated with the powerful Shinawatra political clan, announced the princess...

Thai Princess Ubolratana move into politics...

Thai Princess Ubolratana move into politics...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Feb 8 2019

As they checked in at the Election Commission office, they showed an army of reporters a document confirming...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Feb 2 2019

The earthquake hit at a depth of 10km (six miles) in the Mentawai island region in West Sumatra...

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic...

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Three to four of the city's districts are 'severely hit with smog'

Infographic: Bombs target Jolo cathedral...

Infographic: Bombs target Jolo cathedral...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 30 2019

The Philippines has vowed to crush the militants behind twin bombings that struck during Sunday mass...

Grenade attack kills two at southern...

Grenade attack kills two at southern...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Just three days earlier, a bombing at a cathedral on the neighbouring island of Jolo claimed 21 lives...