Updated Tuesday, April 7, 2015 0:00 am TWN
An Indonesian court Monday dismissed an appeal by two Australian drug smugglers facing imminent execution, and the country's legal chief said the pair have now exhausted all options to avoid the firing squad.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Japanese automaker Suzuki plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to build a second plant in Myanmar, seeking to make quick inroads in the country's growing market, a report said Saturday.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo Monday to forge tighter economic and defense ties, as Tokyo works to court friends in the face of a rising China.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
A senior Myanmar official on Sunday denied Chinese accusations that one of its warplanes crossed China's border and dropped a bomb that killed four farmers during fighting with Myanmar's rebels.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Officials struggled on Sunday to determine the scale of the devastation wrought by a monstrous cyclone that tore through the tiny South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, with death counts varying in the single digits but expected to rise once communications are restored with outlying islands.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
The president of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu appealed to a U.N. disaster conference Saturday for help as a powerful cyclone swept across his archipelago, driving painfully home the rising risks from extreme weather and climate change.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015
Myanmar's army Saturday said more than 130 people had died in a deepening battle with rebels in the northeast, declaring it would not rest until stability was restored to the border area which tens of thousands have fled.
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