Ozawa Shuzo brewery hums with activity as boxed bottles of sake are loaded onto trucks. But with the domestic market shrinking, more and more of it is bound for burgeoning overseas markets where the centuries old drink is all the rage.
Thailand's first female prime minister on Sunday told the man who ousted her government two years ago to investigate his own brother over corruption allegations, in an unusually strong broadside against the junta.
"When she was in the picture, it just made everything a little bit easier," Pritpal says of her friend and greatest support, Segen. "She was the first person who could understand."
A Bangladeshi child holds on to an adult as they attempt to cross the road in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Sept. 24. Due to insufficient footbridges in the city, people cross the roads in dangerous conditions.
Despite growing international criticism of his government's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines top diplomat told world leaders Saturday that the rule of law governs the campaign to eradicate the illicit substances, which he said have stunted the country's development.
Just weeks after carrying out its fifth nuclear test, North Korea put on an unprecedented civilian and military air force display Saturday at the country's first ever public aviation show.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a visit to Cuba Friday with condemnation of North Korea's nuclear "provocations" and a request for help from Pyongyang's ally Havana to pursue a "world without nuclear weapons." Abe, the first Japanese premier to visit Cuba, discussed the nuclear question in meetings with
Sex and graphic violence were largely a no-no, although a glimpse of naked Russian buttocks made the cut, while a Bollywood offering was well received and Hollywood was locked out completely.
Three foreign men belonging to a suspected passport forgery ring were charged Saturday after police found them with drugs, guns and a dismembered body stashed in the freezer of a Bangkok building.
A Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to southern India, the airline said.