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Signs of life detected as rescuers dig for Hong Kong couple trapped by Taiwan quake
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:16

Signs of life have been detected as a major operation continues on Friday to rescue a Hong Kong couple and five mainland tourists trapped in a partial...

Cambodian Opposition Activist Arrested For 'Insulting' Ruling Party
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:27

Cambodian police arrested a former opposition party activist on Thursday on charges of insulting the ruling Cambodian People’s Party after the woman...

Chart of the day: The swooning of the CSI 300 Index
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:13

Exactly a month ago, we wrote that the CSI 300 Index had strong bullish momentum, hoping it would rally to our second target at 4,400 points by the Lu...

Can Hong Kong’s regulator help out-of-pocket shareholders collect on Qunxing’s fraud penalty?
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:11

Qunxing Paper Holdings, a Chinese printing company that was kicked off the Hong Kong stock exchange last year for fraud, has been ordered to compensat...

US lawmakers to clash with Donald Trump as they push closer South Korea ties and he ‘wants North Korea strike’
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:21

US lawmakers are moving to strengthen Washington’s relationship with South Korea, setting up a confrontation with President Donald Trump, who ma...

Bangkok’s air quality has hit dangerous levels
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 04:10

RESIDENTS in Thailand’s capital, one of the world’s top tourist destinations, were warned on Thursday the city’s air quality had hit...

China Adds Facial-Recognition Glasses to Surveillance Arsenal
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 03:14

As hundreds of millions of Chinese begin traveling for the Lunar New Year holiday, police are showing off a new addition to their crowd-surveillance t...

Iran furious as athletes miss out on Winter Olympics smartphones
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:12

Iran has summoned the South Korean envoy after its athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics were not included in a giveaway of Samsung smartphones,...

China dismisses accusations that it is ‘buying up the Maldives’
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:14

China dismissed accusations from the former leader of the Maldives that it is attempting to effectively buy up the Indian Ocean island state, while th...

Swire looks to founder’s scion to steer the trading, property units out of their earnings doldrums
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 23:11

The Swire Group has named a sixth-generation descendant of its founder to chair its Asian holding unit and property subsidiary, returning a family mem...

Top South Korean poet accused of sexual abuse – in a poem
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:15

A top South Korean poet regularly tipped for the Nobel Prize for literature has been accused of sexual abuse by another famed writer in the form of a ...

Duterte ready to ‘personally’ defend himself at International Criminal Court
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 21:13

PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte will “personally” defend himself at the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his government’s deadly wa...

Woman alleges husband stole her kidney to cover 'unpaid' dowry
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:09

An Indian woman says her kidney was taken after a long-running dispute over a dowry. BBC News - Asia

Discover a world of opportunity through the Arts at Mount Royal University
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:09

First established in 1910, Mount Royal University (MRU) has been committed to quality post-secondary education for more than 100 years. Located in Cal...

Cops mull eye-in-sky drones to spy on suspects in Thailand
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:12

By Aekarach Sattaburuth Drones and Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment are among new surveillance technology being considered for use in hunting...

SoftBank in Talks to Buy Nearly a Third of Swiss Re
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:14

SoftBank Group is in advanced talks to buy a stake in reinsurance giant Swiss Re that could be worth $ 10 billion or more, in the latest example of t...

White House Says Congress Must Accept Its Terms on Immigration
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:09

The White House signaled little flexibility on immigration on Tuesday, saying lawmakers must pass a bill on President Donald Trump’s terms and offer...

Wynn Macau shares surge 6 per cent as new managers replace Steve Wynn
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:22

Wynn Macau saw its shares surge on Thursday morning in Hong Kong after it appointed new senior executives to replace founder Steve Wynn who had steppe...

Mandatory Indoctrination Classes For Unemployed Uyghurs in Xinjiang
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:11

Authorities in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture, in northwest China’s Xinjiang region, are forcing unemployed Uyghur males to attend political...

China Fires Back at U.S. on Trade
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:17

Beijing shows willingness to push back against mounting trade pressure from the Trump administration, filing challenges to new U.S. tariffs on solar p...

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