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Exclusive Pope Urges Press Freedom Cites Case Of Jailed Reuters Reporters

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has appealed for greater press freedom around the world, citing the case of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar on accusations of...

Divers Underwater Drone Join Indonesias Search For 192 Missing In Ferry Disaster

TIGARAS, Indonesia – Divers and an underwater drone on Wednesday joined a fleet of rescue vessels in Indonesia’s search for at least 192 passengers missing...

Philippine Agency Recommends Graft Charges Against Ex-president Aquino

MANILA – The Philippine anti-graft agency on Wednesday recommended charges of corruption against former president Benigno Aquino, for disbursing more than a...

Toyota Captures Data Goldmine In 1 Billion Grab Bet

TOKYO/SINGAPORE – By pumping $1 billion into ride-hailing firm Grab, Toyota Motor Corp stands to gain a passenger-side view of tens of thousands of cars across...

Indonesia Lists 180 Missing On Doomed Ferry Launches Underwater Search

TIGARAS, Indonesia – The death toll from an Indonesian ferry disaster could top 180, as authorities raised an estimate of the number of people missing two days...

Asia Business Sentiment Slips From Seven-year High On Trade Worries Thomson Reutersinsead

KUALA LUMPUR – Business confidence among Asian companies slipped for the first time in three quarters, on mounting worries that U.S. President Donald Trump’s...

Indonesia Agency Revises Up Number Missing In Sumatra Ferry Sinking To 180

TIGARAS, Indonesia – Indonesia’s search and rescue agency has revised up the number of passengers missing after a ferry sank in Lake Toba on Sumatra island...

Exclusive -malaysia Seeks To Lay Multiple Charges Against Ex-pm Najib Over 1mdb Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR – Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak...

Philippines Ousted Supreme Court Chief Lambastes Duterte

MANILA – The ousted Philippine Supreme Court chief justice launched a blistering attack on President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, calling him a “self-styled...

Rescuers Hunt For Victims Of Ferry Disaster On Indonesian Supervolcano Lake

PEMATANG SIANTAR, Indonesia – Indonesian rescue workers struggled in rain and two-metre waves on Tuesday to search for at least 128 passengers from an overloaded...

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