SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea’s president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.
On Monday, the ‘Bangkok Post’ ran what was touted as the “first interview” given by former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since the military coup of May 22, 2014, which ousted her government after nearly six months of anti-government protests and thus a manufactured political deadlock.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has lifted a ban against nine Hong Kong-based journalists, following criticism from media and Hong Kong’s government.
Malaysian censors are drawing up plans to block Internet content that does not adhere to guidelines set by the Film Censorship Board.
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. says it has invested in a real estate website in India as it tries to grow its digital business.
South Asian leaders reach last-minute energy deal
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:39PM UTC
North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s sister named senior official
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:23PM UTC
India tour match suspended after Phil Hughes death
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:08PM UTC
Malaysia leader Najib Razak reverses pledge to scrap sedition law
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 5:50PM UTC
India: Girls died by suicide, not slain by rapists, say investigators
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 4:16PM UTC
Toyota recalls more cars for air bag problems
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 4:10PM UTC