Asia

Japan: More and more, a land of centenarians

Japan: More and more, a land of centenarians

TOKYO — Reaching the century mark remains a relative rarity for humans, but it is increasingly less so, and perhaps nowhere more than in rapidly ageing Japan.

Indonesia: 4 suspected militants are China Uighurs

JAKARTA — Four suspected Islamic militants arrested in Indonesia over the weekend are members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority community and were trying to meet Indonesia’s...

Two British tourists found dead on Thai beach

Two British tourists found dead on Thai beach

BANGKOK – The bodies of two British tourists were found today (Sept 15) on a beach in southern Thailand and police said their heads had been beaten in a gruesome attack.

Typhoon Kalmaegi blows out of Philippines

Typhoon Kalmaegi blows out of Philippines

MANILA ­— A fast-moving typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines today (Sept 15) after causing flash floods and landslides. Three people died when big waves and strong winds...

Indonesia arrests seven suspected militants

Indonesia’s elite anti-terrorism squad arrested seven suspected militants, including four Turks who are believed to be planning to join a jihadist group in eastern Indonesia...

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