SINGAPORE: Hackers have stolen the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, authorities said Friday, with the leader specifically targeted in the city-state’s biggest ever data breach.
HONG KONG: Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was hospitalised Friday after losing an appeal bid against a misconduct conviction in one of the city’s most high-profile corruption cases.
JAKARTA: Indonesian dictator Suharto’s youngest son -- who was convicted of ordering the assassination of a supreme court judge -- will run for a seat in parliament, his political party said Friday.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sent back to jail on Friday following the dismissal of an appeal against a conviction for misconduct in public office, but with his sentence reduced from 20 months to 12 months.
Drivers have been fined and home rentals face stricter laws, and while businesses and users remain hopeful, analysts say the hardline approach will continue to protect the vested interests of established competitors
Manila (AFP) - The Philippines issued on Thursday a fresh deportation order for an elderly Australian nun who angered President Rodrigo Duterte, as her lawyers pledged to block her expulsion.
Seoul (AFP) - When Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then he did it again. And again. And again.
Taipei (AFP) - Taiwan has stepped in to help its ally Palau attract more tourists after an airline from the Micronesian nation said it was forced to shut under pressure from China.
Jakarta (AFP) - An Indonesian volcano known as the "child" of the legendary Krakatoa erupted on Thursday, spewing a plume of ash high into the sky as molten lava streamed down from its summit.
(Reuters) - U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday it was technically possible for North Korea to eliminate its nuclear weapons program within a year, but added that it was not likely to happen.