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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

A Nut Cake War?

Tiantian Liu, Correspondent (Asia - Far East)   HUNAN - A fight between a couple of Uyghur street vendors selling nut cakes and some local villagers in...

North Korea Detains U.S. Man

North Korea has detained Matthew Todd Miller, an American who had supposedly torn up his tourist visa and demanded asylum. PYONGGYANG — Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Todd...