Category: Asia

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Apology after train departs seconds early

A rail company in Japan has apologized after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. Management on the Tsukuba ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Chinese envoy to head to North Korea, hopes to improve ties

China was preparing Friday to dispatch its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years in a bid to improve ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

Trump to address Apec summit in Vietnam

As the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) summit kicks off in Vietnam, the focus is on US President Donald Trump’s speech ...

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staffNovember 4, 2017

Outcry at Afghan move to ban whatsApp and Telegram

Journalists, media groups and users of social media in Afghanistan have accused the government of censorship after it moved to ...

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staffNovember 4, 2017

Trump embarks on marathon tour of Asia

US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit . It will ...

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staffNovember 2, 2017

Explosion at Indian power plant kills 26, injures dozens

The death toll from an explosion at a thermal power plant in northern India has climbed to 26, officials said ...

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staffNovember 2, 2017

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine as Rohingya exodus in spate

Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday visited areas riven by ethnic violence for the first time ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

China’s ingenious ‘death zone’ spy drones near invisible to radar

China is testing a tiny bat-sized spy drone the country hopes will help it dominate a region of the atmosphere ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Japanese media – 200 N Koreans killed at nuclear test site collapse

As many as 200 workers were killed in North Korea when a tunnel under construction at the country’s nuclear test ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

14 dead as blast rocks foreign embassy district in Kabul

A loud explosion has reportedly rocked the central area of the Afghan capital of Kabul, where embassies and government buildings ...