Friday, Sep 21, 2018 | Last Update : 01:49 PM IST

Asia

In China's 'Silk Road' project, nations fear walking into ‘debt trap’

Concerns are being raised that China is setting up debt traps in countries which may lack the means to pay back.

02 Sep 2018 5:35 PM

India ready to assist Sri Lanka in any way: PM Narendra Modi

We would like to see the development of Sri Lanka as something to which India has contributed which is of mutual benefit to the region— PM Office

31 Aug 2018 2:24 AM

Malaysian Hindu temple gets paint job; originality disturbed, says govt

The Batu Caves complex, a series of caverns on outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, is popular with devotees from Malaysia's ethnic Indian minority.

30 Aug 2018 8:45 PM

Hong Kong professor held after body found in suitcase in his office

The associate professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering had reported his wife missing on August 20.

29 Aug 2018 1:35 PM

Bangladesh woman journalist hacked to death at her residence

Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper.

29 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Bomb, hidden under motorcycle, kills 2, wounds 37 in Philippines

The explosion occurred in front of a clothing stall along a highway in Isulan in Sultan Kudarat province, where a festival was taking place.

29 Aug 2018 1:15 PM

Malaysia Islamic court postpones caning of women for lesbian sex

The women, aged 22 and 32, were arrested in April by Islamic enforcement officers after they were found in a car in a public square.

28 Aug 2018 12:36 PM

North Korea still 'serious, imminent threat': Japan on Korean Peninsula

Japan's 2018 defence white paper said Beijing was sparking 'security concerns in region and international community, including Japan'.

28 Aug 2018 12:26 PM

US might be preparing for possible strike on Syria: Russia

Moscow says it has noticed Washington was building up its military forces in the Middle East.

28 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

Putin, Xi Jinping to hold talks next month in Russia: Kremlin

Russia is expecting some Asian leaders and companies to attend to the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok from September 11-13.

28 Aug 2018 10:59 AM