A man who had threatened attacks on disabled people went on a knife rampage Tuesday at the care center where he previously worked, leaving 19 people dead in Japan's worst mass killing for decades.
Vietnam's prime minister vowed to defend the country's sovereignty in the South China Sea as he was re-elected Tuesday by the rubber-stamp National Assembly.
The United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for Southeast Asian nations that have territorial disputes with Beijing in the resource-rich area.
Bangladeshi police Tuesday killed nine suspected Islamist extremists believed to be planning another mass attack following a deadly cafe assault this month, the country's police chief said.
The Australian government ordered an inquiry Tuesday after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay.
At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.
Rice is the foundation of Ifugao culture, and it was celebrated on July 23 in Hungduan town in Ifugao province with a tugging ritual called "pun-nok" or "pon-nok."
Southeast Asian nations Monday ducked direct criticism of Beijing over its claims to the South China Sea, in a diluted statement produced after days of disagreement that gives the superpower a diplomatic victory.
Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building Tuesday and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country's police chief said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his first state of the nation address (Sona) on Monday with sights set on the future of the nation as he promised to eradicate criminality, illegal drugs and corruption in government.