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  World   Asia  12 Aug 2017

World, Asia, 12 Aug 2017

Japan deploys missile defence system over N Korea threat US Pacific terriroty

Regional tensions are mounting as Washington and Pyongyang ratchet up their war of words, with Trump warning Pyongyang.

12 Aug 2017 2:11 PM

Myanmar send troops to Rakhine as tension rises

The government blames the killings on the insurgent Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, which claimed the raids on police posts last October.

12 Aug 2017 1:15 PM

Indian man sentenced for 6 months in Singapore prison

The Indian-origin man also tried to assault Staff Sergeant Lionel Tan Wei Ming's face but was stopped.

12 Aug 2017 10:19 AM

Statue of Chinese god stokes tension in Indonesia

Muslim, nationalist protesters call for 30-metre statue of Guan Yu to be torn down.

12 Aug 2017 7:05 AM

Nawaz Sharif fields wife in ‘Waterloo’

Kulsoom Nawaz is however, not expected to replace Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the PM who was elected this month after Sharif’s ouster.

12 Aug 2017 6:46 AM