Thursday, January 24, 2019

Philippine lawmakers back bill to jail 12-year-olds

MANILA: Children as young as 12 years old could be incarcerated under a bill backed by Philippine lawmakers yesterday which has been...

Philippines seeks peace with Muslim self-rule referendum

COTABATO, Philippines: A decades-long push to halt the violence that has claimed some 150,000 lives in the southern Philippines culminated yesterday with...

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand’s deep south

NARATHIWAT: A Buddhist monk and a Muslim village leader sit together to express sympathy and support during a gathering in Rattanaupap...

Crocodile mauls woman to death in Indonesia

MINAHASA, Indonesia: A 4.4-m-long crocodile named Merry is secured before being taken out of its enclosure in North Sulawesi on Jan...

Canada asks China for clemency for drug trafficker

DALIAN, China: This photograph taken and released by the Intermediate Peoples’ Court of Dalian on January 14, 2019 shows Canadian Robert...

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

A cockpit voice recorder, the second “black box” from Lion Air flight 610 that crashed last October killing all 189 people...

Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year jail sentence

YANGON: This file photo taken on September 03, 2018 shows Myanmar journalist Wa Lone (C) is escorted by police after...

One dead in Hong Kong oil tanker blaze

A potential environmental catastrophe off Hong Kong’s coast A handout photo taken yesterday and made available by the...

Tuna sells for record $3m at Tokyo auction

TOKYO: President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 278 kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant yesterday. —...

China lands probe on ‘dark side’ of moon

Beijing hopes of having crewed space station by 2022 IN SPACE: This handout picture taken by the Chang'e-4...

China’s population shrinks despite two-child policy

Experts warn of 'demographic crisis' as economic vitality weakens QINGDAO: This file picture shows people walking past a...

Tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in

Authorities prepare shelters to wait out the storm PATTANI: Fishing boats are seen docked at a port as...

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