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    Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:58pm on May 01, 2019

    Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito pledged Wednesday to stand by the Japanese people as he formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, the day after his father’s historic...

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    Foreign mastermind may be behind bombings: Sri Lanka

    Reuters | Updated at 01:56pm on May 01, 2019

    A foreign mastermind might have planned the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday bombings, the country’s president Maithripala Sirisena told Sky News. Sirisena also warned it may...

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    N Korea warns of undesired outcome

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    North Korea’s vice foreign minister said on Tuesday the United States will face ‘undesired consequences’ if it fails to present a new position in denuclearisation...

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    Xi urges youth to love Communist Party

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    President Xi Jinping urged China’s youth on Tuesday to be loyal to the Communist Party as he sought to whip up patriotic sentiment in a...

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    Uphold rights of Muslims

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres raised the plight of ethnic Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang region during talks with Chinese leaders and stressed that China must...

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    Naruhito new emperor of Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 04:27pm on April 30, 2019

    Emperor Akihito of Japan formally stepped down Tuesday, the first abdication for 200 years in the world’s oldest monarchy, as his son Naruhito prepared to...

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    EU extends ban on arms sales to Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 02:10am on April 30, 2019

    The EU on Monday extended a ban on selling arms to Myanmar and prolonged sanctions against high-ranking officials over their role in the Rohingya crisis.The...

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    Bollywood stars, riches vote in 4th phase Indian polls

    Reuters. Mumbai | Updated at 10:46am on April 29, 2019

    Some of India’s richest families, Bollywood stars and others voted early on Monday in Mumbai and elsewhere in the country as the fourth phase of...

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    Overwork during Indonesia polls kills over 270

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:12am on April 29, 2019

    Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illnesses caused by long hours...

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    Japan kicks off unprecedented long holiday

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:48pm on April 27, 2019

    Japan on Saturday kicked off an unprecedented 10-day holiday, including celebration days for the imperial transition, as airports were packed with...