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Bird flu virus slips into another Philippine province

19 August 2017

MANILA: Tests confirm that the avian flu virus was also found in two towns in Nueva Ecija province, about 32 kilometers from where the virus was first spotted.

Police report made over ads requesting upskirt videos

19 August 2017

SINGAPORE: At least one all-girls' school has filed a police report and reached out to parents after the emergence of online advertisements asking for upskirt videos from students.

No country is immune from terrorism: APEC meeting

19 August 2017

HO CHI MINH, Vietnam: No country is immune from terrorism. More work and co-operation are needed to counter it.

Chinese crime writer arrested for murders 22 years ago

19 August 2017

BEIJING: Life may be stranger than fiction for an award-winning Chinese crime writer who has been arrested in connection with a quadruple-homicide that took place more than two decades ago.

Delivery rider jailed four weeks for filming woman in toilet

18 August 2017

SINGAPORE: A delivery rider entered a female toilet at an office building, placed his mobile phone beneath the door of an occupied cubicle and filmed a woman as she was easing herself.

A baby Greater Flamingo named Squish in a pair of shiny blue shoes on Aug 17, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS.

Baby flamingo walks around Jurong Bird Park in shiny blue shoes

18 August 2017

SINGAPORE: A baby flamingo has been walking around Jurong Bird Park's Breeding and Research Centre in a pair of shiny blue shoes.

Relations with Chinese authorities have deteriorated since Tsai took office last year as she has refused to agree to Beijing's stance that Taiwan is part of "one China". - AFP/file

Samurai sword attack outside Taiwan presidential office

18 August 2017

Taipei (AFP) - A samurai sword-wielding attacker carrying the national flag of China slashed a military police guard outside Taiwan's presidential office Friday, authorities said.

8 in 10 Korean men admit abuse of girlfriend

18 August 2017

SEOUL: About 8 in 10 Korean men said they had used violence against romantic partners, a study showed Thursday.

Crowd captures, beats man filming women’s toilets

18 August 2017

BANGKOK: A man was beaten and captured at a petrol station in Chon Buri’s Sattahib district late Wednesday night after he was discovered allegedly filming a woman in a toilet.

Willing captive: A guest dressed in a prisoner uniform lounging in her room at Sook Station in Bangkok. — Reuters

Bangkok hostel offers the feel of a real prison

18 August 2017

BANGKOK: With its narrow rooms, metal bars and bunk beds, Bangkok’s first prison-themed hostel promises the look and feel of a real jail in the bustling Thai capital.

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