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Meth and death in Duterte’s year of living dangerously
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 18:10

Meth addict Reyjin is still able to score on the frontlines of the Philippines’ drug war, living proof that a year of fear has failed to kill th...

Philippines seeks to promote its war on drugs to Asean
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:12

THE GOVERNMENT of the Philippines intends to take its anti-drug campaign international and will promote its hardline approach at an upcoming Asean law...

The outrageous death of Otto Warmbier complicates American policy on North Korea
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:16

North Korea’s idea of humanitarianism“HOW safe is it? Extremely safe!” So read the guidance for North Korea on the website of a Chinese travel c...

Birthday wishes flow in for Jakarta’s jailed ex-governor Ahok
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:11

INDONESIAN netizens have come out in droves to wish former Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama a happy birthday, which he will celebrat...

China ‘tourist’ spending concealing flow of investment overseas, says Fed report
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:15

Tales of Chinese tourist largesse providing a big boost to destination economies are legend. They may also be incorrect, with China’s current ac...

Your ‘car’ awaits ... Chinese ride-hailing customer picked up in a truck
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:21

Car-hailing and bike-sharing services are hugely popular in China, but now even trucks are trying to get in on the act, albeit without proper authoris...

Cambodia's Hun Sen Pushes For Tighter Restrictions on Political Opposition
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:19

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out again on Wednesday at critics of his 32-year rule, urging ruling-party lawmakers to enact legislation b...

China says it’s open to free trade agreement with Mexico
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:29

China is open to negotiating a free-trade agreement with Mexico, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the Chinese ambassador ...

Philippine military says local Islamic State head weakened after Marawi
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:20

ISLAMIC STATE’s “emir” in Southeast Asia Isnilon Hapilon no longer has the capacity to launch an attack on the scale of that in Marawi City, sai...

China’s AI revolution and how it’s rivalling the US
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:15

Seven-year-old Chen Jiahao has a problem sum he can’t solve and he can’t wait to get home from school to pose the question to his all-know...

US lawmakers accuse China of helping Pyongyang bypass sanctions
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:13

US congressmen accused China of undermining international efforts to halt Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme by funnelling hard currency to N...

Mongolians prepare to elect a new president
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:10

ADDRESSING more than 3,000 supporters in a packed arena five days before the first round of Mongolia’s presidential election on June 26th, Khaltmaa ...

SFC says it will review the city’s short-selling rules and make changes ‘if necessary’
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:14

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said on Wednesday it will review the city’s short-selling regime and make changes “if necessar...

Former Top Communist Party Official Slams Beijing's Treatment of Liu Xiaobo
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:10

A former top aide to late ousted Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang has hit out at the ruling Chinese Communist Party for its granting of medical parole to j...

China's Insecure Leaders Won't Let Their Markets Be Free
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:09

Chinese stocks’ inclusion in the MSCI is likely to disappoint in the same way as recognition from the IMF of the yuan. At the root is Beijing’s fe...

Liu Xiaobo’s family want his cancer treated outside China
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:15

The jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and his wife have applied to the Chinese authorities to seek medical treatment overseas for his cancer,...

LeEco admits failure to use funds rightly to turn around business
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:12

The billionaire founder of Chinese tech firm LeEco has admitted that the company’s cash problem is “more severe than expected”, afte...

Bodies of beheaded civilians found by Philippine troops in rebel-held Marawi
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:10

The decapitated bodies of five civilians have been found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels, the military said on Wednesday, warning the...

Chinese officials let children ‘experience drugs’ through VR
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:11

Customs officials in southern China have adopted virtual reality technology in their efforts to educate children about the dangers of taking drugs, st...

Takata Wins U.S. Court Approval on Car-Maker Concessions
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:11

Takata’s U.S. units Tuesday won approval for novel arrangements that will see the world’s largest car makers step up to make sure the troubled par...

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