TOKYO: Three people have been confirmed dead including a nine-year-old girl and dozens more injured as a result of a powerful earthquake striking Osaka prefecture in western Japan on Monday morning, China's Xinhua news agency reported local rescue officials as saying.
TOKYO: A strong quake hit western Japan early Monday (June 18), but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said.
JAKARTA: The police have terminated their investigation into a pornography case allegedly involving firebrand cleric Rizieq Shihab, citing a lack of evidence.
SEOUL: South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearise, news agency Yonhap said.
BEIJING: China may not have been at the table for Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s historic summit, but it still scored a strategic victory and sent out a clear message: no one puts Beijing in the corner.
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Ranariddh was seriously injured, and his wife killed, in a car crash in the southwestern coastal city of Sihanoukville, police said.
Workers say that they are not receiving adequate training in digital skills required for the digital economy.
Hong Kong (AFP) - A flamboyant new casino designed by Zaha Hadid opened its doors in Macau on Friday, featuring futuristic curves and skeletal steel structures characteristic of the acclaimed late architect.
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand's king has been granted full ownership of the palace's multi-billion dollar assets under a law passed last year, according to a rare "explanatory note" published by the financial arm of the powerful but secretive monarchy.
Makassar (Indonesia) (AFP) - An Indonesian woman has been found in the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was captured near where she vanished while tending her vegetable garden, police said Saturday.