Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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...

Europe stocks join global rally on Shanghai gains – China August imports fall 13.8%

LONDON: European stocks surged higher yesterday, buoyed by upwardly revised eurozone economic growth data, joining a rally of US and most Asian markets. The 19-nation...

Philippine cooks take over the world’s kitchens

If you are holidaying on a Mediterranean cruise ship, celebrating your winnings at an Asian casino or dining with the president of the United...

Suspect in Bangkok blast tells police he’s ‘guilty’ – Two of the suspects are...

BANGKOK: A key suspect in last month’s deadly bangkok bombing was transferred yesterday to police custody after a week of military interrogation, and was...

Seoul: Asia’s new fashion window?

Move over Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. Seoul is emerging as Asia’s new fashion showcase, with the world’s top luxury firms seeking to cash...

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