There is a round black plaque cradled by white granite that is dedicated to Flight MH653.
The scorching noon sun made it a brilliant day to be out in Tokyo's Ueno Park.
China's maritime disputes with countries like the Philippines and Vietnam in the South China Sea are increasingly raising anxieties among their neighbors that the row could lead to armed conflict, according to a poll survey released by a U.S. research group two weeks ago.
The car bomb that ripped through a busy street in Yala's Betong district last week killing two people and wounding 42 surprised security officials.
The Dongwha Duty Free Shop in the Gwanghwamun district in downtown Seoul is regularly thronged with visitors from China, some of the 4 million who now visit South Korea annually, making it the top foreign tourist destination for Chinese travelers.
Tsai Ing-wen, chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), is very good at borrowing technical terms to create a bunch of gobbledygook to suit her political purposes. A latest borrowing is “natural ingredients.”
- Joe Hung
The criminal destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine has been compounded by de facto desecration of the remains of those killed. The crash site has also been severely contaminated.
Truth is often stranger than fiction. The horrific event over eastern Ukraine, that of a civilian airliner being shot out of the skies by a high altitude Sam 11 missile, seems almost the improbable grist of a thriller novel or a pilot episode of the TV series 24 .
The completely unstatesmanlike attitude of the losing presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, in stubbornly refusing to accept the final election result tallied by the General Elections Commission (KPU) earlier this week, will unnecessarily defer the momentum of a new wave of market bullishness about Indonesia's economic outlook.
There is so much dirt unleashed on social media, particularly Twitter, which seems to be taken by all those using it — fake or otherwise — as a guarantor for abuse.