South Korean Manhunt for Soldier who Killed His Comrades

South Korean troops were searching for a 22-year old South Korean sergeant, who opened fire on his own unit, killing five and wounding seven. SEOUL...

Japan Develops a Quick Ebola Test

A new method of detecting Ebola could people to be more quickly and successfully diagnosed in Western Africa, especially in rural areas. TOKYO - A...

Philippine Communist Rebels Ambush Police

Simona Botviciute, Editor (Asia - Far East)   MANILA – Seven police officers were killed and eight more injured after communist rebel fighters set off a roadside...

South Korean Military Shoots a Man Trying to Swim North

      Simona Botviciute, Editor (Asia: Far East)   SEOUL – South Korean troops have fatally shot a man attempting to swim across a border river into North Korea....

Post-Apocalyptic Conditions in Philippines in the Aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan/ Yolanda

  Chloe Symons Correspondent (Asia: Far East)   MANILA - What is being labelled as one of the worst storms on record ripped through the Philippines late last...

South Korean Subway Crash Leaves 170 Injured

SEOUL - A crash between two South Korean subway cars has left 170 passengers injured. Currently, no one appears to be seriously injured. It is reported...

Myanmar signs peace deal with armed rebel groups

NAYPYIDAW - According to reports, Myanmar President Thein Sein has signed a ceasefire deal with eight armed rebel groups in the country.  While this is a...

China Launches ‘Jade Rabbit’ Lunar Mission

Simona Botviciute, Editor (Asia – Far East) XICHANG – China has launched its first March-3B rocket carrying the Chang'e-3 lunar probe. The lunar rover mission blasted...

Death Toll rises as Second Earthquake hits Indonesia

JAKARTA - An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude was recorded off the island of Sumatra, according to the  the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake was days...

Bangkok blast leaves Thai immigrants fearing arrest

BANGKOK - Thailand has come under severe criticism for the condition of its asylum seekers. Many in the Asian country don't fear for their...