Clemens, Santana pick up their Cy Young Awards

NEW YORK, AP Roger Clemens picked up his latest Cy Young Award at the annual New York baseball dinner Sunday night and...

Singapore Open to return as Asia’s richest golf tournament with US$2...

SINGAPORE, AFP The Singapore Open will return in September after a four-year absence, with two million US dollars in prize money making...

Cellphones to turn into golf clubs

TOKYO, AFP Subway commuters could get more energetic in Japan through a new motion-sensitive mobile telephone equipped with games that will let...

Start to drink like a fish, says Chinese entrepreneur

BEIJING, Reuters The French used grapes, Russians fermented potatoes, Koreans put ginseng in their drink and Mexicans distilled cactus plants to make...

Malacca Strait depth altered after tsunami: report

KUALA LUMPUR, AFP The depth in certain stretches of the narrow Malacca Strait, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, has changed...

Vietnam is to release six political prisoners

HANOI, AFP Vietnam is to release six political or religious prisoners as part of an amnesty of thousands of detainees to mark...

World Economic Forum wraps up after 5 days

By Paul Haven DAVOS, Switzerland, AP More than 2,000 of the world’s rich and powerful left this luxurious Swiss ski resort Sunday...

Violent culture behind RP murders of reporters: groups

MANILA, Philippines, AP A widespread culture of violence — often condoned by government officials — was to blame for the murders of...

Israel gov’t says West Bank troop pullback possible soon

JERUSALEM, Reuters Israel is likely to pull back its troops from several West Bank cities within days, Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz said...

Beijing to send delegates to memorial service for Koo

The China Post staff, CNA and agencies China said yesterday it would send two representatives to Taiwan to attend a memorial service...