Misc Asia

Sex, lies and video: scandals rock K-pop world

Seoul, March 13, 2019 - Police in South Korea questioned two K-pop stars and two other singers resigned on Thursday, as accusations of sex...

Taiwan president to visit Pacific allies amid China pressure

Taipei, March 12, 2019 - Taiwan’s president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stop-over in U.S. territory, potentially...

Malaysia frees Indonesian woman accused of Kim Jong Nam’s poisoning

Kuala Lumpur, March 11, 2019 - An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed...

Bells and sirens as Japan marks tsunami anniversary, pledges recovery

Tokyo, March 11, 2019 - Bells rang and sirens sounded on Monday as Japan observed a moment of silence to commemorate the eighth anniversary...

Hair of the dogfighter: Indian pilot’s moustache all the fashion

Ahmedabad, March 4, 2019 - Men across India, stirred into patriotic passion by an air force pilot shot down in a dogfight with arch-rival...

Pompeo sees more North Korea talks, Seoul faces limits in mediator role

Washington-Seoul, March 5, 2019 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was hopeful the United States would send a delegation to...

Trump suggests Cohen hearing contributed to failure of North Korea summit

Seoul, March 4, 2019 — President Donald Trump said today that the Democrats’ decision to interview his long-time fixer, lawyer Michael Cohen, on the...

Washington wants to know if Pakistan used US-built jets to down Indian warplane

Islamabad, March 3, 2019 — The United States said today it was trying to find out if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down...

US, South Korea to end key joint military exercises

Seoul, March 3, 2019 — The US and South Korea announced today an end to their annual large-scale military exercises in support of diplomatic...

No deal blow for Moon’s vision of ‘peace-driven’ Korean economy

Hanoi, February 28, 2019 - As word spread that a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was...