Singapore’s Ng Ser Miang joins IOC race

Portraying himself as a “global” candidate with a world view, Ng Ser Miang of Singapore is hoping to break the European stranglehold on the top Olympic job…

Philippine envoy returns home; Taiwanese investigators arrive in Manila

[;zh] 台灣漁船被菲律賓海岸巡邏隊亂槍掃射,導致漁民洪石成死亡事件,引起台菲的外交風波陷入僵局。台菲雙方外交代表已經各自返國,台灣一組調查人員就抵達馬尼拉…
The diplomatic row over the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard appeared to have reached a gridlock on Thursday…

Russian officals detain US diplomat accused of spying

Russia’s security services say they have caught a US diplomat who they claim is a CIA agent in an attempt to recruit a Russian agent…

China angered by Japan mayor’s comfort women remarks

China on Tuesday expressed anger over the comments of an outspoken nationalist Japanese mayor regarding forced prostitution during World War II…

SKorea President apologizes for US incident

The South Korean president apologised to the nation on Monday for what she described as a “shameful incident”…

Richard Branson swaps suit for skirt to honor bet

British business magnate Richard Branson has lost his latest job because of orange juice….

Photo Gallery: Survivor found in Bangladesh after 17 days

The woman who was found alive in the wreckage of a collapsed building in Bangladesh is in remarkably good shape after her 17-day ordeal…

Taiwan demands Philippines probe fisherman’s death

The shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard has become the latest incident to roil tensions over territorial disputes…

Woman kicked out of the subway for holding the door

Woman kicked out of the subway for holding the door…

Malaysian opposition rallies against election loss

Malaysian opposition supporters rallied at a stadium Wednesday to protest what they say are fraud-marred election…

Which city has the most millionaires?

According to a new report released by WealthInsight, Tokyo has the most millionaires…

US President Obama meets SKorean President Park

US President Barack Obama met on Tuesday with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the White House…

Bangladesh building collapse toll tops 645

The death toll from the country’s worst industrial disaster had reached 645…

Raped 5-year-old girl dies in India

A 5-year-old girl, who was raped on 18 April in the town of Gansour, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, has died…

Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

Queen Beatrix has signed the official act of abdication at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam…

NKorea charges US man in plot to overthrow regime

North Korea announced Saturday that an American detained for nearly six months is being charged with plotting to overthrow the government…

Death toll continues to rise after Bangladesh garment factory collapse

At least 87 people were killed on Wednesday when an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed…

Japan war shrine visits anger China, South Korea

A group of Japanese parliamentarians visited a controversial war shrine on Tuesday, a move which was likely to invite protests from neighbouring countries…

Police: 2 arrested in Canada terror plot

Two men were arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train…

2nd man arrested in Indian rape of five-year-old girl

Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi…

BBC Journalist travels to North Korea with student group

A BBC journalist who got into North Korea by using a group of students from a top British university…

Mother and infant hit and run victims ignored in India

A mother and her eight-month-old daughter are dead after a speeding truck hit them…

The mysterious death of Elisa Lam (infographic)

The mysterious death of Elisa Lam (infographic)…

Japan, Taiwan agree on fishing rights around Diaoyu Islands

Japan has agreed to give Taiwanese fishing rights in waters near a group of Japanese-controlled islands…

Korean Americans mixed on Pyongyang’s threats

史丹福大學韓國研究學副主任David Straub認為,北韓還沒有發射核彈頭的能力,比較有可能發生的是類似2010年…

Toyota, Honda, Nissan announce air bag recall

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger…

Chinese demand for baby milk causes ‘rationing’ in UK

British retailers are limiting purchases of baby milk powder to prevent customers from bulk-buying and exporting it to China for profit…

NKorea may be planning another nuclear test

North Korea may be planning to carry out a new nuclear test, South Korea warned Monday…

“Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. She was 87…

Gearing up to fight H7N9

Public health officials in the Bay Area are gearing up for the H7N9 possible outbreak…