Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:20:38 GMTThe wife of Ri Jong Chol slashed her neck as police tried to take her husband away, neighbours tell Channel NewsAsia.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:31:15 GMTMyanmar's army-controlled home ministry is investigating a cover-up by the country's border force of the deaths in custody of two Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine State, according to a police report reviewed by Reuters and interviews with two senior security officials.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:40:38 GMTASEAN has set a deadline for completing a framework for a Code of Conduct (COC) on the South China Sea by June this year, says Singapore's Foreign Minister.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:05:54 GMTMore than 250 rogue police reassigned by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to an island stronghold of Islamist militants failed to show up at their punishment posting on Tuesday, and faced expulsion from the force.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:40 GMTThe 35-year-old employee of Sandakan Crocodile Farm was trying to pet the crocodile when it snapped at his leg and crushed his forearm.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:55:29 GMTRi Jong Chol, a North Korean arrested in the probe into last week's murder of the half-brother of the isolated state's leader, lived in Malaysia for more than three years without working at the company registered on his employment permit or receiving a salary.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:25:33 GMTA staunch critic of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the Cabinet to declare the president unfit to rule, describing him as a "sociopathic serial killer" because of his war on drugs and allegations he once ran a hit squad.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:20:39 GMTMyanmar police are investigating the murder of four people in northern Rakhine state, the government said Tuesday, days after ending a military campaign in the area the UN has compared to ethnic cleansing.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:05:17 GMTChina has revised 2020 regulatory targets for food and drug safety in a bid to crack down on illegal activity and lax regulation.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:00:39 GMTIndian police said Tuesday they have arrested the heads of an adoption centre suspected of selling at least 17 children to foreign couples, the latest trafficking scandal to hit the country.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:40:22 GMTChina's suspension of imports of North Korean coal shows it is sincere about implementing U.N. Security Council resolutions punishing North Korea over its nuclear weapons and missile programmes, it said on Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:08:49 GMTA Chinese court on Friday sentenced the former head of the country's safety watchdog, Yang Dongliang, to 15 years in prison for graft, the state broadcaster said.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:25:16 GMTChina said on Tuesday it opposed action by other countries under the pretext of freedom of navigation that undermined its sovereignty, after a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrols in the contested South China Sea.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:38 GMTConsular access has to given quickly according to the Vienna Convention, Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has told her Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:45:30 GMTMalaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday that comments by the North Korean ambassador casting doubt over a Malaysian investigation into the killing of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader were "diplomatically rude".
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:45:24 GMTA former education minister in Muslim-majority Indonesia facing a run-off vote against a Christian to be Jakarta governor, on Tuesday denied pandering to Islamists to win support and said he could unite the capital after a divisive election.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:44:37 GMTMalaysian officials said on Tuesday (Feb 21) that they have still not determined the cause of death of the man thought to be Kim Jong Nam, but added that he did not appear to have died of a heart attack as claimed by the North Korean embassy.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:50:37 GMTSuicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 20, police officials said, the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:15:28 GMTA Japanese kindergarten that has ties to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, Akie, has apologised over online comments that domestic media described as possible hate speech against Koreans and Chinese people.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:15:14 GMTAt least one explosion hit Pakistan's northwestern town of Charsadda on Tuesday, Pakistani television reported, but the cause and the extent of any casualties was not clear.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:34:06 GMTWidespread flooding hit Jakarta on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated and at least one person killed.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:10:24 GMTA pilot and four American passengers were killed on Tuesday when a small plane crashed in to the roof of a shopping mall after taking off from an airfield outside Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, police said.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:35:18 GMTChinese authorities have ordered all motor vehicles in Bayingol prefecture in far-western Xinjiang to be installed with mandatory satellite tracking devices, the latest tough anti-terror measure targeting the ethnically divided region.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:30:39 GMTAmid rumors that Kim Jong Nam's son is in Malaysia to claim his body, Selangor police chief Abd Samah Mat told Channel NewsAsia any family member coming here would be protected by police.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:25:17 GMTA small plane crashed into the roof of a shopping mall near the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday morning (Feb 21), killing the pilot and all four American passengers.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:20:23 GMTNepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday, an important milestone in its long and difficult transition to democracy that the government hopes will culminate in a general election.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:16 GMTBangladesh's foreign minister called on the international community on Monday to address Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, tens of thousands of whom have fled in recent months to Bangladesh from its mainly Buddhist neighbour.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:44:53 GMTNorth Korea's ambassador said earlier on Monday that Malaysia's investigation into last week's murder was politically motivated and that the country was conspiring with "hostile forces".
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:20:36 GMTPakistan will seek the help of a paramilitary border-security force to crack down on Islamist militants in Punjab province, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's power base, after attacks that killed more than 100 people last week, a government spokesman said on Monday.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:00:45 GMTThirteen Philippine college students on a camping holiday and a bus driver were killed and dozens injured on Monday when their bus slammed into an electricity post in a mountainous region, police said.