JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia News Nework): In another case of sexual abuse involving a minor, a 16-year-old girl in Enrekang, South Sulawesi, was reportedly held captive for 14 days and raped by nine men.
Foreign ministry, embassy in Stockholm make ‘solemn representations’ after man fails to make proper room reservation and is asked to leave
Seoul: The heir to the Samsung empire and the leaders of several other South Korean conglomerates will go to Pyongyang this week for an inter-Korean summit, Seoul announced.
SEOUL: The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s engagement strategy with the North.
JAKARTA: Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok is battling malaria, authorities said, declaring a health emergency after a series of earthquakes in July and August forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.
Hong Kong: Macau shut down all its casinos in a historic first as Typhoon Mangkhut approaches, with authorities warning the gambling enclave would be hit by severe flooding.
HONG KONG: Typhoon Mangkhut barrelled into southern China after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 60 people dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide.
BEIJING: China has accused Taiwan’s spy agencies of stepping up efforts to steal intelligence with the aim of “infiltration” and “sabotage”, and warned the island against further damaging already strained cross-strait ties.
ZAMBOANGA CITY (Philippine Daily Inquirer /Asia News Network): Three Indonesian nationals were released by their Abu Sayyaf captors on Saturday (Sept 15) afternoon in Barangay Buanza in Indanan town, Sulu.
Hanoi: An international animal welfare charity has welcomed the news Hanoi is considering banning the consumption of dog meat in certain areas.