Women’s football ‘forbidden’ unless all-female: Aceh

JAKARTA: Less than a week after the women's world cup football final drew record crowds and global TV audiences, clerics in a...

Amnesty urges UN probe of ‘systematic’ Philippine drug war killings

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's narcotics crackdown has become a "systematic" campaign of killing, Amnesty International alleged yesterday, urging the United Nations...

US lawmakers urge sanctions over China’s Xinjiang crackdown

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers on Friday renewed their call for sanctions against China's top official in the Xinjiang region on the anniversary of...

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported sexual harassment

JAKARTA: Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that...

US ‘hell-bent’ on sanctions: N Korea

Trump-Kim meet ends standstill on denuclearization talks UNITED NATIONS: North Korea has accused the US of being "hell-bent...

Victims, perpetrators: Rehabilitating Indonesia’s child bombers

Indonesia grapples with growing threat of family attacks JAKARTA: Thrown off a motorbike as her parents blew themselves up,...

Unhappy birthday: Hundreds fall sick at Imelda Marcos party

MANILA: Over 200 guests fell ill with suspected food poisoning yesterday after a meal at a birthday party for 90-year-old Imelda Marcos,...

China slams ‘baseless’ US, German accusations

People live happily in Xinjiang, Erdogan says BEIJING: China accused the United States and Germany yesterday of making "baseless...

Army: Philippines suspects first suicide bombing by a local

MANILA: A Filipino militant is suspected of carrying out an apparent suicide bombing last week in the southern Philippines, an army general...

Canada takes garbage back from Philippines, ending long dispute

Asian nations 'tired of being the world's trash dump' VANCOUVER: Tonnes of Canadian garbage left in the Philippines for...

Malaysia busts attempt to smuggle 5,000 terrapins

SEPANG, Malaysia: Malaysian customs officers arrested two Indian men attempting to smuggle over 5,000 terrapins through the country to be sold as...

Xi muscles in on Trump-Kim ‘love’ affair

PYONGYANG: China's President Xi Jinping (2nd left) and his wife Peng Liyuan (left) speaks with North Korean leader Kim Jong...

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