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...

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...

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...

Chinese probe North Korean bank suspected of nuclear link

Chinese authorities have reportedly begun an investigation into the executives of Dangdong Branch of North Korea’s Kwangson Banking Corporation along with the North Korean...

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...

Singapore jails Amos Yee for religious ‘insult’

SINGAPORE - 17 year old Singapore blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced to six weeks in jail on September 29 after pleading guilty to...

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...

Molten DownPower Station Makes For a New Tourist Spot

Shoko Konno Correspondent (Asia – Far East)   FUKUSHIMA – A publishing company recently suggested the idea of 'touring the melt downed power station' to the public. The...

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...

Philippines’ generation of sex tourism children

MANILA - The former US military base now Clark Airport has always been the gate way for male travellers coming from the US, Europe,...