Asia

Outrage and angst on inter-Korean border

Outrage and angst on inter-Korean border

PAJU (South Korea) — A sullen mood of anger and anxiety hung over scores of South Korean businessmen crossing the border today (Feb 11) into North Korea to save what they could...

Reporters barred from covering 1MDB hearing

Reporters barred from covering 1MDB hearing

KUALA LUMPUR — Reporters have been barred from entering Parliament to cover the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) final round of meetings on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...

Trump bounces back into serious contention

Trump bounces back into serious contention

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (United States) — After losing the Iowa caucuses, businessman Donald Trump acted like a heavyweight champion who had just been knocked down.

Retirement an unaffordable luxury for many Thais

BANGKOK — Mr Pornsak Bowornsrisuk pulls an umbrella towards himself to shield his head of thick grey hair from the blazing sunshine at the Bangkok bus terminal he manages.