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  World   Asia  16 Dec 2016

World, Asia, 16 Dec 2016

China's 1st aircraft carrier undertakes live-fire exercise

The test which involved live ammunition was to determine weapon performance in various areas.

16 Dec 2016 11:13 AM

Investigators plan to raid S Korean presidential palace

Park has formally been identified as a suspect in the criminal investigation -- a first for a sitting South Korean president.

16 Dec 2016 10:29 AM

Chubby pop stars combat obesity jokes

Heavy people are the frequent target of jokes in the media and use of the derogatory “debu,” or “fatso,” remains common.

16 Dec 2016 3:13 AM

China: Weapons in South China Sea not militarisation

China’s defence ministry said on a verified social media account that the construction was mostly for civilian use.

16 Dec 2016 2:26 AM

Sheikh Hasina: All traitors who sided with Pak to be in the dock

The rehabilitation took place during the tenure of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman, Bangladesh’s first military ruler.

16 Dec 2016 2:10 AM