Asia Pacific

Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches 130

Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Hits 130

08 August 2018 – Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after an earthquake killed at least 131 people as rescuers intensified efforts today to find those...

Imran Khan to be elected as next Pakistani Prime Minister

Imran Khan's To Be Next Pakistani PM

06 August 2018 – Imran Khan’s party today officially nominated the cricket star-turned-politician to be Pakistan’s next prime minister. To assume office, Khan will face a vote in parliament —...

Bark Capital Partners publishes annual Alternative Investment Survey

Bark Capital Partners publishes annual Alternative Investment Survey

01 August 2018 – Bark Capital Partners today announced the results of its annual Alternative Investment Survey, which was conducted from April 2017 through to April 2018 by the...

Japanese monsoon death toll reaches over 140

Death Toll From Japan Monsoons Hits 131

10 July 2018 – Rescuers battled today to find dozens of people still missing after torrential rains devastated parts of western Japan, with flooding and landslides leaving 146 dead so...

Rescuers pump out more water to lower levels inside Thai cave

Rescuers Pump Out More Water In Thai Cave

05 July 2018 – With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing against time to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their...

Red Cross says Rohingya crisis needs political solutions

Red Cross says Rohingya crisis needs political solutions

03 July 2018 – The international Red Cross leader said today humanitarian help alone would not solve the Rohingya refugee crisis and inclusive political solutions are needed for the 700,000...

Trump to hold Washington Summit with Shinzo Abe

Trump To Hold Washington Summit On June 7

30 May 2018 – U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on June 7, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said last night....

North Korea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit

North Korea Raises Expectations Of A Trump-Kim Summit

29 May 2018 – A U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to President Donald Trump, raising expectations that...

Burkina Faso breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Burkina Faso breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan

25 May 2018 – Burkina Faso has broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the West African nation’s foreign minister said last night, in the latest blow to the self-ruled island that...

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

21 May 2018 – China launched a relay satellite today as part of a groundbreaking program to be the first to land a spacecraft on the far side of the...