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Malaysian PM Mahathir named Muslim Man...

Malaysian PM Mahathir named Muslim Man...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 31 2018

He was selected for his dynamic political career and vision to confront Malaysia’s problems

Philippine storm death toll rises to...

Philippine storm death toll rises to...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 31 2018

At least 17 people are still missing and more than 40,000 were displaced nationwide due to the

6.9 magnitude quake strikes off south...

6.9 magnitude quake strikes off south...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 29 2018

The quake struck southeast of Davao City at a depth of 59km

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly...

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Dec 27 2018

Authorities also widened a no-go zone around Anak Krakatoa to five kilometres

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach...

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 26 2018

The latest death toll stood at 429, with 1,485 people injured and another 154 still missing

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer...

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Dec 25 2018

More than 1,400 people were injured, and thousands of residents had to move to higher ground, with a...

Rescuers dig through rubble for survivors...

Rescuers dig through rubble for survivors...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 24 2018

More than 3,000 coastal residents were forced to evacuate to higher ground

Infographic: Indonesia tsunami kills...

Infographic: Indonesia tsunami kills...

World

Sun, Dec 23 2018

At least 220 people have been killed and hundreds injured after a tsunami struck the Indonesian islands...

Indonesia regularly hit by quakes and...

Indonesia regularly hit by quakes and...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 23 2018

More than 2,000 people were killed by a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit the city of Palu, on...

Moon: Trump to grant Kim's wishes after...

Moon: Trump to grant Kim's wishes after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 3 2018

Trump and Kim held a historic summit in Singapore earlier this year, signing a vaguely worded deal on...

Infographic: Koreas survey North’s railways...

Infographic: Koreas survey North’s railways...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 1 2018

A South Korean train has crossed into North Korea for the first time in a decade as the two countries...

Infographic: Japan planning first carriers...

Infographic: Japan planning first carriers...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 30 2018

Japan is looking to introduce its first aircraft carriers since World War II, in a move seen as a major...

First police conviction in Philippine...

First police conviction in Philippine...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 29 2018

Duterte has vowed to pardon authorities involved in his bloody crackdown, but even he refused to defend...

Fighting Blind: Struggling to close...

Fighting Blind: Struggling to close...

World

Thu, Nov 29 2018

Orb Media’s global data analysis and reporting reveals that acceptance of violence against civilians...

China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan's...

China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan's...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Nov 25 2018

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as chairwoman of the DPP on Saturday

Taiwan's progressive image takes hit...

Taiwan's progressive image takes hit...

World

Sun, Nov 25 2018

Analysts said Saturday's vote showed mainstream sentiment was still uncomfortable with such...

Taiwan votes in test for pro-independence...

Taiwan votes in test for pro-independence...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Nov 24 2018

Confidence in the government has waned in recent months after reform moves upset both the opposition...

China urges Pakistan to prevent repeat...

China urges Pakistan to prevent repeat...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 23 2018

Wang, who is a state councillor and China's foreign minister, strongly condemned the attack during...

US, South Korea scale back military...

US, South Korea scale back military...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 22 2018

Earlier this month Pyongyang threatened to 'seriously' consider returning to its weapons drive...

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of...

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 16 2018

The Khmer Rouge's former head of state Khieu Samphan, 87, and "Brother Number 2" Nuon Chea,...

Indonesia's vigilante mobs deliver brutal...

Indonesia's vigilante mobs deliver brutal...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 16 2018

The lynching was one of hundreds of vigilante killings across Indonesia in recent years, highlighting...