Jokowi, King Salman Sign 10 MOUs

President Joko Widodo and Saudi Arabia King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have signed 10 MOUs during bilateral meeting in Bogor Palace, West Java.

02 March 2017 | 03:25 PM


North Korea Uses Sophisticated Tools to Spy on Citizens Digitally: Report

Isolated North Korea is developing sophisticated tools to digitally spy on its citizens, who are increasingly using mobile devices to connect to each other.

02 March 2017 | 03:00 PM


India Firms Fear Lingering Economic Aftershocks From Cash Crackdown

Indian small-business owner fears the government's crackdown on cash will have a much larger impact than predicted by top policymakers.

02 March 2017 | 02:00 PM


Japan PM Abe Says No Defense Budget Ceiling as 1 Percent to GDP

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he will not cap military spending below one percent of the nation's economy.

02 March 2017 | 01:30 PM


Sacked Thai Palace Aide Appears to Face Charges

A former Thai police officer who was fired for gross misconduct as one of the new king's most senior aides was taken to a police station on Thursday.

02 March 2017 | 01:22 PM


Sri Lanka's Tamil Party Asks for UN Pressure Over Alleged War Crimes

Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has asked the United Nations to put pressure on the Sri Lankan government to investigate and prosecute alleged war crimes.

02 March 2017 | 01:00 PM


Malaysia to Cancel Visa-Free Entry for North Koreans: Agency

Malaysia will cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans entering the country from March 6, state news agency Bernama reported on Thursday.

02 March 2017 | 12:06 PM


India Needs Housing Law Rooted in Human Rights, UN Says

India needs a housing law rooted in human rights as bulging cities and rising inequality make housing unaffordable for ever more people, the UN says.

02 March 2017 | 12:00 PM


Singapore's GIC in Talks to Take Stake in Indian Property Firm Owned by DLF

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is in talks to buy 40 percent of a property rental company owned by India's biggest listed real estate developer.

02 March 2017 | 11:00 AM


UK PM May's Brexit Plan Suffers Hitch in Parliament

Britain's House of Lords dealt a blow to Theresa May's Brexit plan on Wednesday (01/03).

02 March 2017 | 10:00 AM