Misc Asia

U.S. says ‘terminated' top Iran general to thwart attack on Americans

Bashdad-Wshington DC, January 4, 2019 - Iran promised vengeance after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday killed Qassem Soleimani, Tehran’s most prominent...

Biggest bloom: ‘World's largest' flower spotted in Indonesia

Jakarta, Jan 4, 2020 ? Indonesian conservationists say they've spotted the biggest specimen ever of what's already been billed as one of the world's...

U.S. promises action on any North Korea missile test: White House

Washington DC, Dec 29, 2019 - The United States would be very disappointed if North Korea tested a long-range or nuclear missile and would...

Philippines bans two U.S. senators, mulls new visa rules for Americans

Manila, December 27, 2019 - The Philippines has banned two U.S. lawmakers from visiting and will introduce tighter entry restrictions for U.S. citizens should...

‘I'm still scared' – Asia remembers tsunami that killed 230,000

Phang Nga, Thailand, Dec 25, 2019 - Communities across Asia commemorated the more than 230,000 victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on Thursday, the...

Japan's Abe asks South Korea's Moon to act on row at first meeting for...

CHENGDU, China/SEOUL, December 24, 2019 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked South Korea’s president on Tuesday to take steps to resolve a bitter...

In phone call with Trump, China's Xi says U.S. interfering in internal affairs

Washington DC-Beijing, Dec 21, 2019 - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and claimed progress on issues from...

U.S. and ‘like-minded' partners will keep security in Asia: admiral

Bangkok, December 13, 2019 - A partnership between the United States and “like-minded nations” will keep Asian countries secure in the face of competition...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges World Court to drop genocide case

The Hague, December 12, 2019 - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of...

The Lady and The Hague: Myanmar leader Suu Kyi courts home audience

Yangon, December 6, 2019 - The last time Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi traveled to western Europe, she was feted as the freshly...