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  World   Asia  06 Aug 2018

World, Asia, 06 Aug 2018

Technological breakthrough: China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft

The Xingkong-2 or Starry Sky-2, was launched in a target range located in Northwest China on Friday last.

06 Aug 2018 3:55 PM

Laos dam collapse death toll rises to 31, 130 still missing: reports

The number of dead and missing has fluctuated wildly since the disaster, with officials and state media offering conflicting information.

06 Aug 2018 3:43 PM

N Korea urges US to drop sanctions as Seoul probes illicit coal shipments

Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending nuclear weapons testing and returning the remains of US troops killed in 1950-53 Korean War.

06 Aug 2018 2:51 PM

Student protests surge in Bangladesh capital, US envoy’s car attacked

Protests have flared repeatedly in Dhaka since two students were killed last week by speeding buses.

06 Aug 2018 1:59 PM

Indonesia earthquake: At least 91 dead, rescue efforts continue

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said over 200 people were seriously injured and thousands of homes and buildings were damaged.

06 Aug 2018 9:17 AM

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