Huawei exec lands in China after US deal

SHENZEN: Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returned to China yesterday shortly after two Canadians released from prison in China also arrived in Calgary, ending a...

Canadians freed in ‘hostage diplomacy’

BEIJING: Two Canadians detained in 2018 and accused of spying in China were freed from harsh detention conditions and are heading back home yesterday,...

‘Joe Ferrari’ case lifts lid on Thai police

BANGKOK: A flashy cop with a taste for fast cars falls from grace following the leak of spine-chilling footage of a brutal interrogation gone...

Shots in the dark: China sends COVID aid to Myanmar rebels

MUSE: Delivering vaccines to Myanmar's junta, but also to rebel groups that are the generals' sworn enemies, China is playing both sides to fight...

Anti-vaccine protesters and Melbourne police face off

MELBOURNE: Melbourne riot police used pepper spray, foam baton rounds and rubber ball grenades to disperse a violent protest against mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for...

Afghan women outraged by Taleban’s work restrictions

KABUL: Fears were mounting in Afghanistan yesterday as the Taleban tightened their grip on women's rights, slashing access to work and denying girls the...

Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022

MANILA: Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared yesterday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would...

China’s health time bomb

BEIJING: The first time Chen Shaohua went missing and was picked up by police, the 68-year-old's family put it down to confusion. When he...

Philippine nurses face burnout

MANILA: Exhausted nurses in the Philippines are struggling to care for patients as colleagues contract COVID-19 or quit a profession that was dangerously understaffed...

Australia to get nuke subs in US, UK deal

SYDNEY: The United States announced a new alliance with Australia and Britain to strengthen military capabilities in the face of a rising China, with...

Bangkok protesters skate for democracy

BANGKOK: Kickflipping Thai skateboarders are flipping the bird at authorities, joining pro-democracy rallies in Bangkok to vent their anger over a lack of respect...

Duterte will not cooperate with ICC drug war probe

MANILA: President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with the International Criminal Court's probe into the Philippines' drug war, his lawyer said yesterday, after its...

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