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MANILA The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said on Saturday that its armed units will declare a unilateral ceasefire no later than March 31,...

SINGAPORE A Singaporean teenager who was jailed twice after insulting the island’s late leader Lee Kuan Yew and religious groups has been granted political asylum...

BEIJING Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines in central China’s Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local...

YANGON Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council’s decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the...

MANILA A Filipino fisherman cast adrift in the high seas by a storm survived for nearly two months by drinking rainwater as he helplessly watched...

SEOUL Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye apologised to the country on Tuesday as she arrived at prosecutors’ offices for questioning as a criminal suspect...

SEOUL North Korea’s uranium enrichment facility has doubled in size over the last few years, the UN’s atomic watchdog chief has warned, as global tensions...

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan) Taiwan will build its own submarines, President Tsai Ing-wen pledged on Tuesday during the launch of the island’s first ever home-grown submarine project...

DILI Former East Timorese independence fighter Francisco “Lu Olo” Guterres was on track on Tuesday to win the presidency in one round, based on early...

COLOMBO The brother of Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapakse denied on Tuesday involvement in war-era death squads, blaming the then army chief for an...