Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of trade union members and activists are marking May Day by marching through Asia's capitals and demanding better...
Sri Lanka lifts social media ban imposed after Easter blasts

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban imposed after Easter blasts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has lifted a nationwide social media ban that was imposed after Easter suicide bomb attacks that...
Thousands of Sikhs gather for harvest festival in Pakistan

Thousands of Sikhs gather for harvest festival in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of Sikh pilgrims from across the world have gathered at a shrine in Pakistan to celebrate the Vaisakhi harvest festival...
Hong Kong subway partly suspended after overnight crash

Hong Kong subway partly suspended after overnight crash

HONG KONG (AP) — Service has been suspended on part of one of Hong Kong's main subway lines after an overnight crash during equipment...

Speed limit raised to 120 kph on expressways for trial

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) – A trial in which the speed limit has been raised from 110 kph to 120 kph on the Shin-Tomei...

Feature | Thai voters must know this before election

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) – In less than two months, and for the first time in eight years, Thai voters will be heading to the...

Feature | For love or money? Banknote bouquet gets mixed reactions

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) – It’s no longer say it with flowers to express one’s love. It’s say it with a bouquet of flowers...

Feature | ‘Blue carbon’ eyed for environment

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Many people may be unaware of blue carbon, or carbon dioxide absorbed by oceans containing marine plants such as...

Bhutan to replace fossil fueled taxis with electric cars

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Two weeks after the communication ministry issued the notification, about 26 Taxi Operating Permit (TOP) holders in Thimphu have registered with...

9 in 10 S. Korean women consider ‘wealth’ in choosing spouse

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - More women in South Korea take into consideration a potential partner’s financial capability than men when they choose a...

Most Popular