Little-known Indonesian writers tackle taboos on world stage

Little-known Indonesian writers will take centre stage at the world’s largest book fair this week, led by trailblazing women tackling taboos in their conservative...

Tokyo fashion: A-bombs and equality on the runway

Most fashion designers try to stand out from the crowd by developing their own individual niche. Takafumi Tsuruta wants to appeal to everybody, especially...

Philippines’ turbulent election season kicks off – Mayor of southern island of Mindanao shot...

MANILA: The Philippines' election season kicked off yesterday with politicians registering for thousands of posts, launching a typically raucous and deadly seven months of...

Philippine firms on billion dollar shopping spree – ‘Filipino companies are moving into global...

MANILA: Philippine firms are on an unprecedented global shopping spree, spending billions on everything from vineyards to food manufacturers and casinos, reflecting the nation's...

Croatia outclass Bulgaria

ZAGREB: Croatia thrashed hapless Bulgaria 3-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier played behind closed doors at the Maksimir stadium on Saturday to remain in...

Indian police arrest 21 after cow ‘slaughter’ violence – Modi’s reform push faces crunch...

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested 21 men after a mob thrashed two Muslims suspected of slaughtering a cow and set fire to some...

N Korea ready for ‘any’ US war, leader tells parade – Kim presides over...

PYONGYANG: North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un said yesterday his country could fight any war provoked by the United States, as he presided over a...

IS at outskirts of Aleppo despite Russia air strikes – ‘Warplanes hit 60 terrorist...

BEIRUT: Islamic State group fighters advanced yesterday to the outskirts of Syria's second city Aleppo, despite 10 days of Russian air strikes that Moscow...

Australian mullah tells violent Muslims to leave the country – ‘We do not need...

SYDNEY: The leader of the Sydney mosque attended by a 15-year-old who killed a police worker has called for an end to violent extremism,...

Jesters arrested for jokes get serious for elections; The one subject they refuse to...

MANDALAY: During Myanmar's darkest days of dictatorship, the Mustache Brothers' brazen, sarcastic stabs at military leaders won them nationwide notoriety, and fans. While the...

North Korea gears up for anniversary celebration; Marking 70th anniversary of nation’s ruling party

PYONGYANG: With the international media, foreign guests and ethnic Koreans from around the region descending on their capital, North Koreans are being mobilized en...

Ferdinand: Filipinos do not care about father’s abuses

MANILA: The son of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos said yesterday that Filipinos are no longer concerned about human rights abuses committed under his father's...

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