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Samsung leader Jay Y Lee given five-year...

Samsung leader Jay Y Lee given five-year...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 25 2017

Lee, the 49-year-old heir to one of the world’s biggest corporate empires, has been held since February...

Russia readies for huge military exercises...

Russia readies for huge military exercises...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 24 2017

Nato headquarters in Brussels said it had no plans to respond to the manoeuvres by deploying more troops...

Severe typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong

Severe typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 23 2017

It was only the third time the Typhoon 10 warning has been issued since 1997, when the former British...

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical...

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 22 2017

The report by a panel of independent UN experts, which was submitted to the UN Security Council earlier...

Japan urges pressure on North Korea...

Japan urges pressure on North Korea...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 22 2017

North Korea has pursued its weapons tests in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions and sanctions...

US-South joint drills begin amid North...

US-South joint drills begin amid North...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 21 2017

Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops are taking part in the 'Ulchi Freedom Guardian' joint...

Six dead as Philippine militants battle...

Six dead as Philippine militants battle...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 19 2017

'The MILF is trying to force the BIFF out of the area. They do not want any trouble'

Joint exercises could send Korea tensions...

Joint exercises could send Korea tensions...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 18 2017

Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that appeared to bring much...

Philippines police kill 26 in second...

Philippines police kill 26 in second...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 17 2017

This marks the deadliest period of a drugs-focused crackdown that has killed thousands of Filipinos,...

Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid...

Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 16 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a plan to fire four ballistic missiles...

Australia accuses NZ opposition of dirty...

Australia accuses NZ opposition of dirty...

World

Wed, Aug 16 2017

The outcry over the deputy prime minister of a government with a one-seat majority has led to rare acrimony...

Both Korean leaders, US signal turn...

Both Korean leaders, US signal turn...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 15 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged North Korea to stop provocations and to commit to talks over...

China warns of retaliation as Trump...

China warns of retaliation as Trump...

World

Tue, Aug 15 2017

China's commerce ministry issued a statement voicing serious concern and warning that any US trade protectionism...

US-North Korea crisis tests Cold War's...

US-North Korea crisis tests Cold War's...

World

Mon, Aug 14 2017

The arms race between United States and the then Soviet Union saw a proliferation of nuclear warheads...

N Korea says nearly 3.5 million volunteer...

N Korea says nearly 3.5 million volunteer...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Aug 13 2017

North Korea said on Saturday that nearly 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered...

Japan deploys missile defence over North...

Japan deploys missile defence over North...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Aug 13 2017

Japan has in the past vowed to shoot down North Korean missiles or rockets that threaten to hit its...

China’s Xi urges restraint over North...

China’s Xi urges restraint over North...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Aug 13 2017

'Concerned parties must exercise restraint and avoid remarks and actions that escalate tensions on the...

Cambodia gives ultimatum to Laos over...

Cambodia gives ultimatum to Laos over...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 11 2017

Cambodia and Laos share a 540km land border but large tracts have not been officially demarcated, leading...

As North plans missile launch, US, South...

As North plans missile launch, US, South...

World

Fri, Aug 11 2017

The exercises were scheduled well before tensions began to rise over US President Donald Trump’s increasingly...

China urges US, North Korea to tone...

China urges US, North Korea to tone...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 11 2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday hardened his warning that North Korea would face fire and fury if...

China seethes on sidelines amid latest...

China seethes on sidelines amid latest...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 10 2017

The official Xinhua news agency on Thursday accused Japan of fishing in troubled waters, using North...