Monday, March 25, 2019

Philippine leader’s meeting with Japan emperor canceled

TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte left Japan yesterday without meeting Emperor Akihito as their scheduled meeting had to be canceled because of the death...

Indonesian handed 20 years in ‘poisoned coffee’ murder

JAKARTA: An Indonesian woman was jailed for 20 years yesterday for murdering a friend from an Australian college with poisoned coffee in a "sadistic"...

Banker calmly details how he slit throats of 2 women

Jutting details cocaine, alcohol, sex binge prior to killings HONG KONG: British banker Rurik Jutting calmly detailed to police his cocaine-fuelled descent into a torture...

Duterte threatens to end US defense treaties

Philippine leader calls Japan 'long-standing friend and ally' TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan yesterday that his high-profile visit to China last...

Will he chew gum? Japan wary of Philippines president’s visit

TOKYO: The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not just his policy toward the US but also his informal style: Will...

Philippine leader blasts US, then heads to Japan – Duterte tells worried foreign businesses...

TOKYO: President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday urged foreign businesses in the Philippines worried about his deadly drug war to "pack up and leave", as he...

British murder ‘filmed victims’ – Victim ‘tortured for days’

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong court yesterday heard how British banker Rurik Jutting tortured one of his victims for three days as the trial...

One killed and several hurt in suspected Japan suicide blast – 72-year-old sets off...

TOKYO: A retired soldier was killed and several people injured by twin blasts at a Japanese park on yesterday in what may have been...

Massive crowds sing royal tribute to late Thai king

BANGKOK: Tens of thousands of black-clad Thais converged on Bangkok's Grand Palace yesterday to sing the royal anthem in a striking display of devotion...

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

PENABLANCA: Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid yesterday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful...

Philippines’ Duterte, in China, announces ‘separation’ from US – Severance announcement met with applause

BEIJING: Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte declared his "separation" from longstanding ally the United States in Beijing yesterday, as he rebalances his country's diplomacy towards...

Millions in Philippines on alert for super typhoon

MANILA: Millions of people in the Philippines were on high alert yesterday for one of the strongest typhoons to ever hit the disaster-battered country,...

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