Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Three foreigners, local abducted from luxury resort in Philippine

MANILA: Gunmen kidnapped two Canadian tourists, a Norwegian employee and a Filipina from a luxury resort island in the conflict-wracked southern Philippines, while other...

Hacking, maritime claims overshadow Xi’s US visit – ‘Suspicions regarding Chinese intentions are growing’

BEIJING: As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than when...

Japan’s opposition to fight laws expanding military role – Changes ‘black stain’ on country’s...

TOKYO: Opposition groups yesterday vowed to challenge laws passed overnight that clear Japanese troops to fight abroad for the first time since World War...

Crowds hold last ditch rally as Japan set to pass security bills – Troops...

TOKYO: Swelling crowds gathered outside Japan's parliament yesterday as lawmakers looked close to passing security bills that could see Japanese troops fight abroad for...

Japan lawmakers fight over controversial security bills – Politicians climbed on top of each...

TOKYO: Japanese lawmakers scuffled yesterday as they tried-and failed-to stop the security bill that could see the military fight abroad for the first time...

2,000 enslaved fishermen rescued in over 6 months – ‘I’m sure my parents think...

AMBON, Indonesia: More than 2,000 fishermen have been rescued this year from brutal conditions at sea, their freedom prompted by an Associated Press investigation...

Daughter of Philippine movie royalty aims for presidency

MANILA: First-term Philippine senator Grace Poe yesterday announced plans to run for president next year, seeking a post that eluded her adoptive father, an...

Thai police chief links Uighurs to Bangkok bomb – Police blame people smugglers for...

BANGKOK: Thailand’s police chief yesterday linked the Bangkok bomb to China’s Uighurs for the first time, as the lawyer for one of two detained...

Thailand says key bomb suspect in Turkey, 3 held in Malaysia – Motive, suspects’...

BANGKOK/KUALA LUMPUR: A key suspect in the plotting of last month’s deadly bombing in Bangkok was last tracked via multiple flights to Turkey, Thai...

Pacquiao demands punishment, rematch over anti-doping row

GENERAL SANTOS: Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao called for punishment and a rematch yesterday after his fierce rival Floyd Mayweather was accused of violating anti-doping...

Dozens trapped as powerful floods sweep across Japan – Houses away by raging torrents

JOSO CITY: Dozens of people were trapped in buildings and several were missing after powerful floods ripped through parts of Japan yesterday, in the...

Thai police say suspect handed backpack to Bangkok bomber – Account offered first possible...

BANGKOK: Police said yesterday a key suspect in last month’s deadly Bangkok blast has admitted he handed a backpack containing a bomb to a...

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