China on Monday (16/01) approved the resignations of two of Hong Kong's top officials, including its financial secretary, paving the way for them to contest a March election to become the next chief executive of the financial hub.
17 January 2017 | 09:00 PM
A pro-democracy group has lashed out at Muslim hardliners who demand the dismissal of the police chiefs of West Java, Jakarta and West Kalimantan.
17 January 2017 | 08:44 PM
An electricity crisis that has caused protests and unrest in the Gaza Strip eased on Monday (16/01) after Qatar donated $12 million to buy fuel...
17 January 2017 | 08:30 PM
Indonesian Military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo said a democratic country like Indonesia will always allow protest rallies as long as they do not break the law.
17 January 2017 | 08:13 PM
Britain cannot remain a full member of the EU customs union but will seek tariff-free trade with the bloc after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday (17/01).
17 January 2017 | 08:04 PM
Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its largest city on Monday (16/01), for the first time introducing regular bus lines, timetables and salaries for drivers in a move that could transform the lives of some five million Yangon city dwellers.
17 January 2017 | 08:00 PM
Greenpeace International has slammed HSBC Holdings for allegedly funding palm oil companies in Indonesia that it says have destroyed tropical rainforests.
17 January 2017 | 07:56 PM
The African Nations Cup produced a meager total of one goal in two matches on Monday (16/01) as the pre-tournament favorites continued to struggle.
17 January 2017 | 07:46 PM