South Korean police announced Tuesday that a badly-decomposed body found last month had been identified as that of the fugitive tycoon whose family owned the ferry which sank in April with the loss of 300 lives.
Twenty-eight people, including activists and a retired Catholic bishop, filed an impeachment complaint Monday against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III for his implementation of a major economic stimulus program that the Supreme Court has declared partly unconstitutional., 1 Comment
North Korea's top military body Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defense, and said South Korean and U.S. charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino presided over the opening on Monday of what is billed as the world's largest indoor stadium, erected by a politically influential religious sect.
By the end of this century, 20 percent of Vietnam's business hub Ho Chi Minh City will be inundated and 39 percent of the Mekong Delta will be submerged, according to a Vietnamese study.
A roller-skating instructor was due in court Monday over the alleged rape of a six-year-old student which sparked protests from outraged parents, an official in the Indian city of Bangalore said.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A typhoon that barreled into northern Vietnam killed at least 11 people and left several missing, state media said Monday, while in China the death toll from the strongest storm to strike the country's south in four decades rose to 26.
South Korea and China have reached a consensus on establishing a military hotline between their defense chiefs this year to further boost cooperation, a Seoul government source said Sunday.
Malaysia Airlines is in uncharted territory after the disappearance of Flight 370 in March with 239 people aboard was followed this week by the downing of another of its jets, carrying 298 people, over Ukraine.