• Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
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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

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...