Monday, March 25, 2019

British banker jailed for life for ‘sickening’ Hong Kong murders

Jutting described as 'archetypal sexual predator' HONG KONG: A British banker was jailed for life yesterday for the "sickening" murders of two Indonesian women he...

Philippines’ president cancels US rifle order

MANILA: Firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he would cancel an order for about 27,000 American-made assault rifles, in his latest display of...

China passes controversial cybersecurity law

Foreign business groups feel the rules are too vague BEIJING: China adopted a controversial cyber security law yesterday to counter what Beijing says are growing...

German sailors abducted, killed in Philippines

MANILA: Islamic militants who specialize in kidnappings-for-ransom have reported killing a German sailor and abducting her elderly male companion from their yacht in waters...

Thousands protest rising Beijing intervention in HK

Police use pepper spray on demonstrators HONG KONG: Thousands of protesters marched in Hong Kong yesterday, demanding that China's central government stay out of a...

50,000 Muslim hardliners rally against blasphemy in Jakarta

JAKARTA: Tens of thousands of Muslim hardliners called for Jakarta's Christian governor to be prosecuted for blasphemy in a massive demonstration in the Indonesian...

Philippine rebel leader emerges from hiding to meet Duterte

Taming a decades long Muslim rebellion MANILA: A Muslim rebel leader emerged yesterday from three years of hiding in the southern Philippines to meet the...

Indonesian men don mini-skirts in protest

A campaign to end violence against women JAKARTA: Syaldi Sahude recalls how he was left speechless eight years ago when he came across a study...

China’s secretive stealth fighter unveiled in flyby

ZHUHAI, China: China showed its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time on Tuesday, opening the country's biggest meeting of aircraft...

Living among the dead in the Philippine drug war

US stops Philippines rifle sale MANILA: In a small mausoleum in Manila's largest cemetery, Judith Castell and her family get ready for another night next...

Philippines: China guarding shoal, but Filipinos return

MANILA: Philippine aerial surveillance showed Chinese coast guard ships were still guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, but they did not...

Lost cause? North Korea nuke threat awaits next president

WASHINGTON: If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama's presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The...

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