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Us Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Crackdown

WASHINGTON – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units for involvement in what it called...

Malaysian Financier Wanted In 1mdb Probe Says He Will Not Surrender

KUALA LUMPUR – A Malaysian financier wanted for his role in the multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB has said he does not expect to get a fair hearing...

Us Imposes Sanctions Relating To Human Rights Abuses In Myanmar

WASHINGTON – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two Myanmar infantry divisions and four Myanmarese individuals for human rights abuses. In a...

Xiamen Air Plane Skids Off Philippine Runway Disrupting Flights

MANILA – Thousands of air travelers faced delays on Friday after a Chinese airliner skidded off the runway at the airport in the Philippine capital, disrupting...

Xiamen Air Passenger Jet Skids Off Runway In Manila No Casualties

MANILA – A passenger plane operated by China’s Xiamen Air veered off a rain-soaked runway after landing at Manila’s main airport, disrupting flight...

Xiamen Air Passenger Jet Overshoots Runway In Manila No Casualties

MANILA – A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in the Philippines capital of Manila shortly before midnight (1555 GMT) on...

Asian Games Chinas Asiad Juggernaut Ready To Roll In Indonesia

JAKARTA – China will be showing off an embarrassment of sporting riches, Indonesia will seek to prove its organizational capability and, equally importantly, the...

Malaysian Parliament Throws Out Law Against Fake News

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s parliament on Thursday repealed a law against “fake news” introduced this year by the administration of former prime...

Thailand To Ban Imports Of High-tech Trash Plastic Waste

BANGKOK – Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an environment ministry official said on Thursday, the latest country to...

Philippines Duterte Could Resign If Marcos Jr Becomes Vp Spokesman

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice presidential...