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  World   Asia  16 Jun 2017

World, Asia, 16 Jun 2017

Lawmakers in Japan hike minimum jail term for rape in sex law overhaul

Lawmakers decided unanimously to update the 1907 statute to impose tougher penalties on sex attackers and make prosecutions easier.

16 Jun 2017 6:43 PM

Indian-origin teen dies in Malaysia after brutal assault for being effeminate

Nhaveen's case drew outrage on social media and also the attention of A R Rahman.

16 Jun 2017 5:35 PM

China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

The China-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank has 77 member countries, including some American allies such as Britain and Australia.

16 Jun 2017 12:00 PM