Negligence suspected in India power plant blast that killed 32 workers and injured many more.
Employer’s husband jailed for 14 months after molesting maid
On Friday afternoon, people in different cities were disconnected on WhatsApp, which is a unit of Facebook.
China’s drug control agency disputed on Friday US President Donald Trump’s claim that most of the synthetic drug fentanyl at the heart of the US opioid crisis was produced in China.
Opinion // Bin Laden’s America: Niger, 9/11, and apocalyptic humiliation
The likelihood of US interest rate hikes beginning in December will put pressure on Asia’s central banks – some more than others.
Opinion // Uzbekistan paves way for Central Asia business reforms
Pakistan major political parties have joined hands to overthrow the country’s anti-graft body in a move described by others as “mafia” politics
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s mishandling of the military driven Rohingya refugee crisis has brought her signature peace and reconciliation policy to a standstill.
Opinion // Xi throws ball into DPP’s court for cross-Strait reconciliation
Opinion // Will India’s banks sink or swim after recapitalization?
Opinion // Trump’s high-stakes tour could shape future of regional dominance
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will use distractions such as J-pop and golf to limit opportunities for visiting US President Donald Trump to press Tokyo into a trade deal it doesn’t want.
Shanghai to host China’s first International Import Expo in fall 2018
Asia shares relieved by Powell pick, await US jobs test
NDRC to release ‘blacklist’ to help solve credit issues during Double 11
Hannan General Aviation is currently the largest facility of its kind in China
Earlier today Turkish hackers took down the websites of the Times of Israel, the country’s largest-circulation news group, as well as Asia Times. Both sites were defended by top-of-the-line Israeli cyber-security systems, which would indicate that the hack was conducted only with the resource of a state intelligence service.
There should be a mutual effort by China and Indonesia to intensify the use of yuan in bilateral trade and investment, Sri Mulyani Indrawati says.
Taiwanese employer who raped caregiver gets shorter sentence
US miner Freeport faces rising regulatory, market and security risks in Indonesia with the future of its hugely profitable Grasberg copper and gold mine still in limbo.
Opinion // Compared with Singh, Modi looking like a low achiever
An expansionary new budget in Malaysia offers tax relief, welfare benefits and cash handouts through schemes critics view as veiled vote-buying ahead of next year’s polls.
Opinion // France ready to join India’s anti-China front
Time to end the silence about crimes against journalists
Opinion // Devolution: A better model for governance in Pakistan
Opinion // Under the yoke of the Southern Cross
Opinion // On seeking cures for Arabs’ inferiority complexes