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  World   Asia  15 Nov 2017

World, Asia, 15 Nov 2017

Kim Jong Un resumes economic-related activities as testings take a back seat

The renewed focus on economic development could be a bid to unify North Koreans and strengthen support for the leadership.

15 Nov 2017 7:22 PM

North Korea slams Trump for insulting Kim Jong Un

Since becoming president, Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with Kim Jong-Un

15 Nov 2017 6:06 PM

Days after Trump visit, China to send special envoy to North Korea

Xi's special envoy, Song Tao, will visit North Korea to inform its leadership about the outcome of the recent national congress.

15 Nov 2017 2:48 PM

The spreading cult of Xi: Does China have a new Mao Zedong?

The move depicts the personality cult surrounding Mao Zedong, whose picture was in every home.

15 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

Japan: 'Twitter killer' lured, beheaded 9 after tweeting suicidal thoughts, held

Suspect, Takahiro Shiraishi, dubbed ‘Twitter killer’, reportedly lured his victims -- aged between 15 and 26 -- by trawling social media.

15 Nov 2017 12:27 PM


Remove images of Jesus Christ, only Xi Jinping can save you: China to Christians

More than 11 per cent of its one million residents live below the country's official poverty line, while nearly 10 per cent is Christian.

15 Nov 2017 12:01 PM

Modi invites ASEAN leaders to 69th Republic Day celebrations

The ties between India and ASEAN have been on an upswing, particularly in the areas of trade and investment.

15 Nov 2017 11:18 AM

Donald Trump breaks ice, boosts relations with Philippines

Duterte vowed during last year’s election campaign that he would wage an unprecedented crackdown to eradicate illegal drugs in society.

15 Nov 2017 6:51 AM

Pak panel set to declare Nawaz Sharif’s sons absconders

The officer appealed the court to fulfill all legal requirements and declare former PM’s sons absconders.

15 Nov 2017 6:46 AM

Embattled Suu Kyi meets leaders

UN chief asks Suu Kyi to allow displaced Rohingyas to return to their homes in Myanmar.

15 Nov 2017 6:43 AM


22 cops killed in Taliban attack

At least 15 policemen were wounded in the coordinated assaults.

15 Nov 2017 6:32 AM

Targeting Pak, PM demands probe of North Korea’s nuke proliferation

The East Asia Summit is attended by the 10 Asean nations along with nine other nations including India, China, Japan, the US, Russia and Australia.

15 Nov 2017 1:34 AM

In signal to China, PM Modi calls for rule-based Asian order

Ms Saran said Mr Modi also mentioned India’s position on Rohingya issue at the EAS.

15 Nov 2017 1:26 AM