TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Police in Taiwan suspect carbon monoxide poisoning caused the deaths of two Mormon missionaries. The government-owned Central News Agency reported Sunday that Taiwanese authorities found a faulty gas water heater in the apartment shared by the two missionaries. Police do not suspect foul play and have
SARANGANI, Philippines – Luis Liu of Taiwan came from behind to narrowly edge Yoshiki Oka of Japan and capture the individual title in the 1st International Paragliding Accuracy Competition held in Maasami, Sarangani. Liu grabbed the lowest score honors with 38 points over four rounds and was also one of
Japan is the most peaceful country in Asia, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace’s (IEP’s) 2014 Global Peace Index. Its fellow Asian powerhouse China, however, dropped in the rankings amid terrorist threats, international tensions and rapid militarisation.
BEIJING (AP) — Police and state media say Jackie Chan’s actor-son Jaycee Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China’s biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.
The swelling tide of new money in Asia has resulted in some serious conservation concerns. Rapid economic growth in countries like China and Vietnam has equipped millions who were previously excluded from enjoying luxury goods with unprecedented buying power.
Australia, Malaysia reach cost-sharing deal in search for flight MH370
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 3:06PM UTC
Philippines economy grows 6.4 percent in Q2
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 1:24PM UTC
6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 10:13AM UTC
China, Vietnam say they’re committed to resolving sea dispute
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:46AM UTC
North Korea calls US a ‘graveyard of human rights’
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:39AM UTC
4 Indonesians in international school rape case retract confessions
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:37AM UTC