Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order (EO) implementing freedom of information (FOI) in the executive branch.
From lonely retirees to Japanese schoolgirls with shattered dreams, Takanobu Nishimoto and his crew of middle-aged men will lend an ear to clients who would never dream of spilling their guts to a therapist or worse, their families.
A man tries to catch a Pikachu, a Pokemon character, while he plays the game "Pokemon Go" in front of Kaminarimon, or Thunder Gate, at the Sensoji temple in Tokyo's Asakusa shopping and tourist district, Friday, July 22. The wait is over for "Pokemon Go" fans in Japan. Players began tweeting about it as soon as it was available Friday morning, and the Pokemon Co. and the developer of the augmented reality game, U.S.-based Niantic Inc., confirmed its launch.
A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth with a bruising thud in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new world record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days, officials said.
Hostesses take pictures during a break at the bivouac of the Silkway rally in Inner Mongolia's Gobi Desert, near the town of Wuhai on Friday, July 22. One hundred and thirty competitors are racing over 10,734 kilometers crossing three countries and two continents from Moscow to Beijing.
King Khesar of Bhutan, accompanied by the minister of agriculture and forests, and chief operating officer of the army, inspects flooded areas in Gelephu in this photo taken on Friday, July 22.
Police are investigating how a man's body lay undiscovered for up to three days in the toilet of an Australian fast-food restaurant, according to media reports.
Staunch mainland China ally Cambodia is preventing Southeast Asia from reaching a consensus on the South China Sea after an international tribunal rejected Beijing's territorial claims to the waters, a diplomat said Saturday.
Two eight-year-old girls have been charged under a draconian Thai junta law for tearing down voter lists for an upcoming referendum, police said Saturday, as authorities go to increasingly bizarre lengths to muzzle dissent.
Five young people in northern India are believed to have been murdered by their families or partner's relatives in suspected honor killings, in three separate incidents this week, police said Saturday.