Asia

Just Like Zambia, Sri Lanka also handed over its port to China to pay off debt

Sri Lanka’s Hambantota Port was signed over to China on a 99-year lease because Sri Lanka could not repay Chinese ...
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Bangladesh’s opposition party alliance to contest general election

Bangladesh’s main opposition party said Sunday it would not boycott next month’s general election and would challenge Prime Minister Sheikh ...
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Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt

A man-eating tiger that claimed more than a dozen victims in two years has been shot dead in India, sparking ...
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Monkeys ‘stone man to death’ in India

An elderly man in India has died after a troop of monkeys threw bricks at him from the top of ...
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Bollywood star Nana Patekar sued after alleging sexual harassment

An Indian actress who alleges she was sexually harassed on two film sets said Thursday she had received legal notices ...
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Singapore immigration officer charged in sex bribery case

A Singapore immigration official was Thursday charged for allegedly receiving sexual favours from Chinese women in exchange for helping them ...
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China accuses US of trade bullying as new tariffs imposed

China has accused the US of trade bullying after a new round of US tariffs on Chinese goods kicked in ...
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India launches ‘Modicare’, world’s biggest health scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the world’s biggest health insurance scheme, promising free coverage for half a billion ...
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China denies meddling in US midterm elections

China on Wednesday denied US President Donald Trump’s claims that it was meddling in the US midterm elections by taking ...
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India’s Supreme Court expected to rule on gay sex

India's Supreme Court is expected to rule on an archaic law that criminalises gay sex. The country's LGBTQ community is hopeful that ...
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