MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has urged fellow Southeast Asian nations to jointly demand that China stop its land reclamation in contested South China Sea reefs.
Australia’s Operation Sovereign Borders, the policy of turning back the boats carrying asylum seekers has proven to be effective against people smuggling, at least from the point of view of Australia’s right-wing Coalition Government.
Thailand’s military has denied killing two Cambodians citizens by “burning them alive” after they allegedly crossed the border into Thailand illegally last week, according to Cambodian authorities quoted by The Phnom Penh Post.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s prime minister has inaugurated the country’s biggest hydropower dam, a Chinese-built project to help supply electricity for villages and factories.
Gary Glitter is to go to trial today for sex offences allegedly committed against minors in the 1970s in the United Kingdom. The former pop star, real name Paul Gadd, has already done a stint in jail in Vietnam for molesting two Vietnamese girls aged 10 and 11 in the large port city of Vung Tau, two hours from Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. He was sentenced, in 2006, to three years in prison. The Associated Press reported then that the judge condemned him for his “disgusting and sick” behaviour.
Australia beats South Korea 2-1 to win Asian Cup final
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 8:23PM UTC
Philippine air force plane crash kills 2 pilots
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 8:16PM UTC
China offers up to $50K in cash for terror tips in Tibet
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 8:14PM UTC
Japan says efforts to free Islamic State hostage deadlocked
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 8:12PM UTC
Anger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 3:46PM UTC
Alibaba promises action against fake goods after criticism
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 11:47AM UTC