Monday, February 19, 2018
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Asia-Pacfic

Hong Kong's top court frees 'Umbrella Movement' leaders

Court of Final Appeal says lower court 'erred' in considering sentencing against Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow.

Read more: Hong Kong's top court frees 'Umbrella Movement' leaders

   

China confirms arrest of bookseller Gui Minhai

Swedish citizen 'subjected to criminal coercive measures' for allegedly breaking law, China's foreign ministry says.

Gui Minhai

Read more: China confirms arrest of bookseller Gui Minhai

   

Backpackers rescued as Australia flood waters rise

Tourists woke up to find van partially submerged in crocodile-infested floodwater.

Read more: Backpackers rescued as Australia flood waters rise

   

Nuclear plan: China accuses US of 'Cold War mentality'

China foreign ministry says US should focus on promoting regional stability instead of diversifying its nuclear arsenal.

Nuclear plan

Read more: Nuclear plan: China accuses US of 'Cold War mentality'

   

South Korea: Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong freed

Billionaire Samsung heir to walk free after Seoul court cuts short and suspends five-year jail term in bribery case.

Read more: South Korea: Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong freed

   

Philippines on China military build-up: No war option

Manila refuses to confront Beijing despite new evidence showing continued expansion in disputed South China Sea areas.

South China Sea

Read more: Philippines on China military build-up: No war option

   

North Korea arming Syria, Myanmar: UN report

UN report accuses Pyongyang of selling weapons, exporting banned materials and violating sanctions.

North Korea

Read more: North Korea arming Syria, Myanmar: UN report

   

Padmaavat banned over film's depiction of Muslim ruler

Sultan Alauddin Khilji depicted as 'arrogant, cruel, inhumane, devious with all kinds of trickery,' says Ministry.

Muslim King Alauddin Khilji

Read more: Padmaavat banned over film's depiction of Muslim ruler

   

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

China accuses US politicians of meddling after nominating pro-democracy activists for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement'

Read more: Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

   

Hong Kong bans domestic sale of ivory

The ban will be implemented in steps, with all domestic sales prohibited from 2021 onwards, officials say.

domestic sale of ivory

Read more: Hong Kong bans domestic sale of ivory

   

Page 3 of 13

'Sex affair' rocks Australian gover...

Read More

S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 ye...

Read More

Happy Chinese New Year! Lunar Year ...

Read More

Duterte: Shoot female rebels in the...

Read More

Tropical storm threatens major floo...

Read More

Myanmar: Security forces face 'acti...

Read More

Global_News

Nearly 2,000 have been sent away since 2013 because the government says they lied on asylum application forms.

Read More

Donation

Thanks to all of our supporters for your generosity and your encouragement of an independent press!

Enter Amount:

Featured_Author

Login






Login reminder Forgot login?

Subscribe to MWC News Alert

Email Address

Subscribe in a reader Facebok page Twitter page

Week in Pictures

From snowfall to sunshine

Palestinians hold 'day of rage'