Manila (AFP) - An Australian man has been sentenced to life in a Philippine prison as part of a notorious child sexual abuse case in which prosecutors say he chained the victims like dogs.
Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong police have smashed a football gambling ring and seized bets worth HK$78 million (US$9.9 million) in a crackdown on illegal bookmaking as the World Cup kicks off.
Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong lawmakers passed a controversial bill giving mainland authorities joint control over a new rail terminus Thursday despite angry protests the move would erode the city's autonomy from Beijing.
Shanghai (AFP) - It speaks two languages, gives math lessons, tells jokes and interacts with children through the tablet screen in its chest -- China's latest robot is the babysitter every parent needs.
TOKYO: The utility responsible for meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in northeast Japan seven years ago said for the first time publicly that it might decommission another plant in Fukushima that narrowly escaped the crisis.
Seoul: Kim Jong-un understands that denuclearisation must happen “quickly”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, warning there will be no sanctions relief for Pyongyang until the process is complete.
SINGAPORE: As images of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un strolling by revellers at a rooftop bar the night before an unprecedented meeting with President Donald Trump circulated around social media sites, US citizens started asking “Where is Singapore?”.
SEOUL: The rival Koreas were holding rare high-level military talks to discuss reducing tensions across their heavily fortified border.
Frantic search for 670 stickers brings back fond childhood memories in bid to complete album for Russia tournament
Phnom Penh (AFP) - Cambodia's government has told schools across the country to stop converting war-era ordnance into school bells to prevent possible explosions.