Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama said Thursday that the landmark 1995 war apology carrying his name is an international pledge that Japan must not change, amid speculation that the current conservative leaders want to revise it.
India's top court halted the freeing of four more killers of former premier Rajiv Gandhi on Thursday after a political uproar over a state government's plan to release all seven.
Thailand's anti-graft commission on Thursday summoned the embattled prime minister to hear charges of negligence for allegedly mishandling a government subsidy program, as her supporters blocked access and chain-locked one of the gates to the agency's headquarters in Bangkok's outskirts.
China on Wednesday accused the Philippines of “deliberate provocations” over an incident in disputed waters in the South China Sea that drew a protest from Manila about what it called Chinese ships' use of a water cannon on Filipino fishermen., 2 Comments
Two sailors were missing and another seven were injured after smoke was detected aboard a submarine off Mumbai on Wednesday, Indian navy officials said, in the latest accident to hit the force.
To many foreigners, a Korean wedding is an odd blend of Korean and Western cultures. While the ceremony itself is fairly Western — with the bride in a typical white wedding dress and the bridegroom in a tuxedo exchanging rings — the procedure before the final event of tying the knot is strewn with Korean traditional rites.
Nepal Telecom (NT) has moved a step ahead in its quest to hitch up with a strategic partner, with its board approving plans to hire a consultant to write the bid documents.
Thailand's Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha admitted today that the country's armed forces could only take a defensive position in dealing with the present increasing political conflicts, bearing in mind their duty to protect the country, the people and the monarch. He said the disputes have worsened with continuing violence since all factions refuse to abide by the rule of law.
Supporters of Thailand's embattled prime minister chained shut the headquarters of the National Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday, a day before it plans to charge her with mishandling a government rice subsidy program.
The 88-year-old North Korean man stretched his arms out the bus window to grasp the hands of his South Korean sister one final time before the end of rare reunions Tuesday between hundreds of family members separated for decades by war and politics.