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BEIJING A human rights activist best known as ‘Super Vulgar Butcher’ who rose to prominence by harnessing social media to mobilise public support admitted in...

KATHMANDU Elephants helped rescue hundreds of tourists from a flooded jungle safari park in Nepal, officials said on Monday, as the death toll from flash...

SINGAPORE Three young Britons  pleaded guilty on Monday to sexually assaulting a drunken Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore and may now face...

SYDNEY Australia is scrapping secrecy laws designed to stop whistleblowers from speaking out about alleged abuse at offshore asylum-seeker detention camps, in a move which...

BEIJING China will pay the biggest price from the new United Nations sanctions against North Korea because of its close economic relationship with the country,...

KUALA LUMPUR If anyone can break Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stranglehold on Sabah, the Borneo state that holds the key to power in Malaysia, it...

HONG KONG China is worried it could face fresh criticism over its actions in the South China Sea when Singapore becomes chairman of the Association...

HONG KONG Residents in Hong Kong desperately tried to clear the coastline of greasy lumps of palm oil on Tuesday as it continues to wash...

NEW YORK/ MANILA China’s foreign minister said on Sunday new UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea were the right response to a series of...

TOKYO Haiku, a poem typically consisting of 17 syllables in three lines of five, seven and five syllables, has spread beyond the boundaries of its...