China, Taiwan leaders join hands at historic summit – ‘We are brothers connected by...

SINGAPORE: The presidents of China and Taiwan reached across decades of Cold War-era estrangement and rivalry to exchange a historic handshake and warm words...

Painfully slow rebuild after Philippine typhoon – Million survivors without safe homes

TACLOBAN: Two years after a super typhoon devastated the Philippines and sounded a global alarm on climate change, a massive rebuilding program has had...

Reporter shot dead in new Philippines media murder

MANILA: A Philippine radio reporter has been shot dead, police and colleagues said yesterday, in the latest attack in a country known for dozens...

Despite critics, support for Suu Kyi strong before polls – NLD expected to win

KAWHMU, Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's star power has fallen among fellow Myanmar politicians critical of her management style and decision-making, and among fans...

China ends one-child policy – Many couples still stick to one due to cost

BEIJING: China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy yesterday, after decades of strict, sometimes brutal enforcement left it with an ageing...

Nepal turns to China after India restricts fuel supply – Kathmandu signs deal with...

KATHMANDU: Fuel-starved Nepal has signed an agreement with China to import gasoline, diesel and cooking gas, effectively ending a monopoly on supply from India,...

China warns it will respond to US ships with all means – Merkel urges...

BEIJING: China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future US Navy incursions into what it considers its territorial waters around...

US warship sails near Chinese man-made islands in Spratlys – US defense official says...

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: The US Navy sent a guided-missile destroyer close to China's man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea yesterday, US defense officials said,...

Japan called to ban child manga porn

TOKYO: A UN special envoy yesterday called on Japan to ban cartoon images featuring "extreme" sexualized images of children, after Tokyo last year fell...

China’s richest man ‘doubled fortune in 12 months’: Forbes

BEIJING: China's richest man saw his fortune balloon by nearly $17 billion-a sum larger than the GDP of Iceland-in the past year, business magazine...

Chinese smuggling endangers rare Philippine turtles

MANILA: Chinese demand for forest turtles is threatening an endangered species found only on one Philippine island, wildlife officials said yesterday. The Philippine Forest...

Philippines cancels flights, alerts hospitals over haze

MANILA: The Philippines cancelled flights and put hospitals on alert yesterday, as its southern and central islands were covered by thickening haze from Indonesian...

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