BEIJING (AP) — Twelve people are missing following an explosion at a chemical plant in northern China. The official Xinhua News Agency says 13 people were on a floor that produced emulsion explosives at the plant run by Kailuan Group in the city of Tangshan when the blast occurred Friday
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Japan’s second largest automaker say it remains optimistic about Southeast Asia’s auto market despite political turmoil in Thailand, one of the region’s key car manufacturers. Takao Katagiri, executive vice president at Nissan Motor Co., said Friday the turmoil in Bangkok is temporary and won’t affect long
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A lawyer says a Malaysian couple have been sentenced to death by hanging for murdering their 26-year-old Indonesian maid three years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama spoke with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the situation in Ukraine and both leaders agree that Russia’s actions threaten international peace and security.