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  World   Asia  11 Aug 2017

World, Asia, 11 Aug 2017

China's land reclamation continues in disputed South China sea: Think tank

China’s own reclamation work did not end in mid-2015 with the completion of its artificial islands in the Spratlys.

11 Aug 2017 6:31 PM

6.3-magnitude quake strikes northern Philippines

Office workers and students in the capital evacuated their buildings after feeling the swaying and shaking, but no damage was reported.

11 Aug 2017 2:08 PM

As tensions soar, South Korean media urge nuclear arms

The South, which hosts US 28,500 troops on its soil to defend it from the North, is banned from building its own nuclear weapons.

11 Aug 2017 12:51 PM

China protests after US warship sails near South China Sea

The freedom of navigation operation was the third of its kind carried out by the United States since Prez Trump took office in January.

11 Aug 2017 11:54 AM

Families of MH370 victims demand Malaysia accept US firm's hunt offer

No trace of the Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board, was found during a lengthy deep sea hunt,

11 Aug 2017 11:29 AM


Pakistani govt, Army ties set to get worse, says Pildat

Moreover, the ousted Prime Minister’s statements regarding military establishments are becoming more pronounced.

11 Aug 2017 3:59 AM

Kim Jong-un fuels ‘Mini Cuban Missile Crisis’

North Korea plans to fire 4 missiles over Japan to land near US Pacific island of Guam.

11 Aug 2017 3:51 AM

‘Mother Teresa’ of Pakistan passes away

Dr Ruth Pfau first visited Pakistan in 1960 and was so touched by the plight of leprosy victims that she decided to stay forever to treat them.

11 Aug 2017 3:25 AM

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister quits in bond ‘scam’

Karunanayake is accused of graft allegations after he was linked to a businessman under probe for alleged irregularities at a govt bond sale.

11 Aug 2017 3:20 AM