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Kagoshima teen held over stabbing of high school girl said target 'could be anyone' - World News
Kagoshima teen held over stabbing of high school girl said target 'could be anyone' 22 minutes ago
A male teen held for allegedly stabbing a female high school student in the city of Kagoshima earlier this month told police his target “could be anyone,” investigative sources said Sunday. (Japan Times)
Sumo wrestler caused vehicular accident -World News
Sumo wrestler caused vehicular accident 22 minutes ago
NHK has learned that a sumo wrestler, driving without a license, was involved in a vehicular accident earlier this month. No one was injured. (NHK)
Constitutional revision, casinos, labor reform top Japan's agenda as Diet prepares to open -World News
Constitutional revision, casinos, labor reform top Japan's agenda as Diet prepares to open 22 minutes ago
After months of turmoil over a snap election, opposition realignment and stalled legislative progress, this year’s regular Diet session was scheduled to kick off Monday. (Japan Times)
Japan to nominate ancient tombs in Osaka for World Heritage -World News
Japan to nominate ancient tombs in Osaka for World Heritage 27 minutes ago
The Japanese government has decided to nominate ancient tumulus clusters in Osaka Prefecture as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site candidate for 2019. The government will submit a…
Mega projects will create 250,000 jobs: Johor Menteri Besar -World News
Mega projects will create 250,000 jobs: Johor Menteri Besar 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMPASIR GUDANG • The Johor government has a long-term plan for the state and wants to make it the new economic powerhouse in Malaysia, said Menteri Besar Mohamed Khaled Nordin.
From rookie MP to Speaker in 8 years -World News
From rookie MP to Speaker in 8 years 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMHe was a former journalist turned businessman who failed in four attempts to be a Member of Parliament.
Malaysia's PAS says it aims to win control of Parliament -World News
Malaysia's PAS says it aims to win control of Parliament 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMSHAH ALAM • Malaysia's Islamist party PAS, whose best electoral performance was winning 27 parliamentary seats in 1999 at the height of Reformasi anger, said it aims to win a simple majority of 112 seats at the upcoming polls.
Asia Briefs: Jumbo scare leads to hunt for police rifle -World News
Asia Briefs: Jumbo scare leads to hunt for police rifle 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMCOLOMBO • Sri Lankan police who were charged by elephants as they staked out a cannabis farm dropped an automatic rifle as they ran for their lives, sparking a hunt yesterday for the missing weapon.
Joko gets set for re-election bid -World News
Joko gets set for re-election bid 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMThings seem to be looking good for Indonesian President Joko Widodo ahead of his re-election campaign, which should kick off on Sept 23.
Tensions rise in Rohingya camps ahead of Myanmar move -World News
Tensions rise in Rohingya camps ahead of Myanmar move 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMGUNGDUM (Bangladesh) • Tensions mounted yesterday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a military cra
Gunmen storm Kabul luxury hotel -World News
Gunmen storm Kabul luxury hotel 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMMore than 150 guests at a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul fled for their lives after gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in an overnight assault.
Taking to the runway for Myanmar-Thai unity in monkhood -World News
Taking to the runway for Myanmar-Thai unity in monkhood 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMThousands of Buddhist monks participating in an alms-offering ceremony on the runway of an abandoned airport in central Mandalay yesterday.
Translation made easy with iFlytek app -World News
Translation made easy with iFlytek app 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AM•HEFEI (Anhui) • If you do not speak Mandarin but find yourself in China, fear not. There is a Chinese app that can convert Mandarin speech into English text and vice versa.
Anhui plugs into electric cars to drive growth -World News
Anhui plugs into electric cars to drive growth 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMA province in China known mainly for making household appliances has its eyes set on electric cars.
Measles kill 100 malnourished people in Indonesia's Papua -World News
Measles kill 100 malnourished people in Indonesia's Papua 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMJAKARTA • A measles outbreak is feared to have killed about 100 malnourished people in Indonesia's Papua, an official said yesterday, highlighting a health crisis in the country's easternmost province.
Pyongyang sanctions hit trade at China's border city -World News
Pyongyang sanctions hit trade at China's border city 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMDANDONG (China) • Rows of sewing machines in one Chinese garment factory on the border with North Korea are now silent, unmanned after UN sanctions sent home their seamstresses from the secretive country.
N. Korean delegates visit South for pre-Olympics venue checks -World News
N. Korean delegates visit South for pre-Olympics venue checks 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMSEOUL • North Korean delegates arrived in South Korea yesterday to prepare for cultural performances during next month's Winter Olympics, in the first visit by Pyongyang officials to the South in four years.
Abe to cover China, labour reforms in policy speech -World News
Abe to cover China, labour reforms in policy speech 27 minutes ago
January 22, 2018 5:00 AMJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely discuss how Japan can work with China to meet Asia's infrastructure needs in a policy speech in Parliament today.
Women's rights protesters slam harassment, violence and Trump -World News
Women's rights protesters slam harassment, violence and Trump 32 minutes ago
LONDON: Women's rights protesters took to the streets in European cities on Sunday (Jan 21) to voice their frustration at sexual harassment, violence and discrimination against women. Hundreds of people gathered in London chanting "Time's up! Time's up!
Villarreal among Liga clubs to sign Saudi Arabia players -World News
Villarreal among Liga clubs to sign Saudi Arabia players 32 minutes ago
BARCELONA: Spanish top flight clubs Villarreal, Leganes and Levante all announced on Sunday loan signings of Saudi Arabia internationals until the end of the season as part of an agreement between La Liga and the Arab state's authorities. Second-tier sid
Snowboarding - American Kim enjoying the spotlight -World News
Snowboarding - American Kim enjoying the spotlight 32 minutes ago
Seventeen-year-old American snowboarding prodigy Chloe Kim is enjoying the media frenzy surrounding her first Olympics, where her status as favourite to win gold in halfpipe has made her among the most talked about athletes heading into the Games.
Mattis heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China -World News
Mattis heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China 32 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday (Jan 21) began a one-week trip to Asia, hoping to strengthen defense cooperation with Indonesia and Vietnam as regional Chinese military power looms ever larger. "We share the Pacific - it's an ocean
Golf: Woods joins Rahm, Rose, Matsuyama at Torrey Pines -World News
Golf: Woods joins Rahm, Rose, Matsuyama at Torrey Pines 32 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods will tee it up against four of the world's top seven golfers as the 14-time major champion continues his latest injury comeback when the Farmers Insurance Open begins on Thursday. Spain's Jon Rahm, ranked third in the world and t
Turkish strikes kill 8 civilians in Afrin region: Monitor, Kurds -World News
Turkish strikes kill 8 civilians in Afrin region: Monitor, Kurds 37 minutes ago
BEIRUT: Turkish air raids killed eight civilians on Sunday in the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin, according to a war monitor and a spokesman for the Kurdish forces that control the area. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dea
Iran to support efforts by Iraq and Kurds to resolve dispute -World News
Iran to support efforts by Iraq and Kurds to resolve dispute 37 minutes ago
TEHRAN: Iranian officials on Sunday voiced support for efforts to end a dispute in neighboring Iraq sparked by a Kurdish referendum on independence last year and underscored the need for Iraqi unity. President Hassan Rouhani and the secretary of the Supre