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Taiwan beheading suspect beaten by an angry mob

TAIPEI: A Taiwanese man suspected of decapitating a four-year-old girl was beaten by an angry mob, as the case sparked fresh debate yesterday about the death penalty for child-killers. The…

China official says Dalai Lama ‘making a fool’ of Buddhism

BEIJING: Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is “making a fool” of Tibetan Buddhism with suggestions he may not reincarnate, or reincarnate as something inappropriate, and the faithful are…

China launders cash of foreign criminals – Scam artists, drug cartels and gangs find a new haven

N. Korea nukes Washington on video, threatens South – ‘We will immediately hit them with nuclear’

SEOUL: North Korea released a new propaganda video yesterday showing a nuclear strike on Washington and then threatened South Korea with a “merciless military strike” for slandering leader Kim Jong-Un.…

‘Missing’ bookseller Lee Bo on way back to China – In serious breach of an agreement

HONG KONG: Kong bookseller Lee Bo, who went missing three months ago and surfaced in China, is already on his way back over the border after a brief return home,…

Japan fleet kills 333 whales in Antarctic hunt

China vaccine scandal stokes anger; regulators under fire

SHANGHAI: A widening scandal over illegal vaccine sales in China has sparked anger and drawn criticism from the government over glaring loopholes in the regulation of the world’s second-largest medicine…

Horizon FCB and Abeer2 launch a campaign for autism

KUWAIT: In line with its corporate social responsibility efforts, the advertising agency, Horizon FCB launched a campaign to support Abeer2 voluntary team for mentally disabled. Under the umbrella of GUST’s…

Indonesia’s mentally ill languishing in shackles – Rife across rural areas with limited healthcare

Bangladesh bank heist exposes Philippine dirty money secrets

Thai mototaxi driver nicked for nicking 4,000 knickers

BANGKOK: A taxi driver accused of stealing some 4,000 items of women’s underwear in Thailand has been publicly paraded by police, the second time in six years the alleged panty…

North Korea sentences US tourist to 15 years in prison – Tried to steal a propaganda banner