Islamic State’s newest video threatens attack on US, France

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On November 19, the Islamic State released a video that threatened the White House with suicide bombings and car blast. Apart from the...

A “smooth and stable” transition for Myanmar?

NAYPYIDAW - Following the NLD's brilliant performance in the November 8 polls, Aung San Suu Kyi is taking a low-profile approach to victory. While she is constitutionally...

Japan hit by earthquake that triggered a small tsunami

TOKYO - It has been confirmed that the south-western coast of Japan has been hit by an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude that subsequently triggered...

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...

124 passengers injured in Hong Kong ferry incident

HONG KONG - Officials have confirmed that after a high speed ferry travelling to Hong Kong from Macau hit an object in the water,...

Turks and Kurds clash in Japan

TOKYO - Japan's capital city, Tokyo, saw Turks and Kurds clash over Turkey elections. The clashes happened as hundreds of Turkish citizens gathered at...

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...

Support for Malaysia’s PM Razak dwindles after scandal

KUALA LUMPUR - Since July 2015, Malaysian Prime Minster Najib Razak has been under fire since the Wall Street Journal revealed approximately $700 million...

Hong Kong ex-leader Tsang appears in court

VICTORIA - Donald Tsang, Hong Kong’s second Chief Executive and President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012, was charged and...

Thailand military-backed National Reform Council rejects new constitution

BANGKOK - According to reports, Thailand's National Reform Council, which has been appointed by the Thai military, has rejected a new draft constitution, eventually deferring the...