Typhoon Malakas lands in Japan

TOKYO - Typhoon Malakas has arrived in Japan causing heavy rainfall and flooding in southern and central regions of the country. The typhoon has...

Southern Japan jolted by 5.7 magnitude quake

OKINANAWA - Located in the South of Japan, Okinawa Island and a chain of its neighbouring islands have been hit by an earthquake with...

North Korea test fires ballistic missile towards Japan

PYONGYANG - North Korea has test fired a ballistic missile by a submarine from its east coast on 24th of August, according to officials...

Indonesia executes four convicted drug traffickers

JAKARTA - Four people convicted of drug trafficking were executed in Indonesia on July 29 by the Indonesian Government. The four convicts were shot by...

Ex-employee stabs 19 people to death in Japan care home

SAGAMIHARA - A former employee has reportedly killed at least 19 people and injured 26 others at a care home facility in Sagamihara, Japan...

China blames Philippines for South China Sea dispute

BEIJING - A day after the Permanent Court of Arbitration, an international court based in the Hague, ruled in favor of the Philippines for...

‘Rohingya’ now a banned word for Myanmar officials

NAYPYIDAW - After a warning from the United Nations that the ongoing violations against the Rohingya could amount to crimes against humanity and an impending...

Malaysia’s Attorney General clears PM of corruption charges

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has been cleared of corruption charges by the country's Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali. The much-followed...

First ever pollution “red alert” issued in Beijing

BEIJING  - While the world came together for COP21, Beijing came to a halt as China issued the first ever pollution "red alert"for its capital city...

China accused of ‘tricking’ dissidents into deportation

BEIJING - On November 12, Jiang Yefei and Dong Guangpong were moved from a Thai detention centre and sent back to China without notifying...