2:09 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
When Afsar Miae left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, "I'll see you soon." He said he expected to return that evening.
12:54 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
In an editorial today in the English-language daily Global Times, the paper linked the protests to other movements that China deems hostile to the Communist Party’s authority.
12:45 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
Japan is sending a team to North Korea next week for an update on the investigation into the fate of citizens kidnapped decades ago, despite the objections of some of their family members, its top government spokesman said on Wednesday.
12:42 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong protesters planned to march to the home of the city's Beijing-backed leader on Wednesday to push their case for greater democracy a day after talks between student leaders and senior officials failed to break the deadlock.
10:54 am October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Senior Hong Kong government officials will meet student leaders for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to defuse more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests which have brought parts of the Asian financial centre to a standstill.
2:52 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A controversial plan to make women wearing the burqa or niqab sit in separate glassed public enclosures at Australia's Parliament House due to security concerns was abandoned Monday after an outcry.
10:57 am October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Migrant farm workers in South Korea face rampant abuse under a "shameful" government work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published on Monday.
12:41 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hosted a banquet for athletes who won gold medals at the recent Asian Games in South Korea, state media said Sunday, marking his third public appearance in a week after an extended absence.