Saturday, July 22, 2017
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Asia-Pacfic

Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels

Philippine government halts talks with communist rebels after series of attacks as president vows new offensive.

Read more: Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels

   

S Korea urges North to accept military talks offer

North Korea has not replied to calls for talks and separate offers to negotiate the reunification of divided families.

Read more: S Korea urges North to accept military talks offer

   

China punishes 210,000 officials for corruption

Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog says it has punished 210,000 officials for corruption in first half of 2017.

Read more: China punishes 210,000 officials for corruption

   

Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia banned 'to protect unity'

Move against Hizbut Tahrir follows controversial decree allowing officials to disband groups threatening national unity.

Read more: Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia banned 'to protect unity'

   

Guilty verdicts for Rohingya trafficking deaths

Many of the victims found in mass graves were Rohingya Muslims – a persecuted minority from Myanmar's Rakhine state.

Read more: Guilty verdicts for Rohingya trafficking deaths

   

Duterte seeks to extend martial law amid ISIL threat

Philippine leader seeks congress approval to keep military rule in Mindanao region until end of 2017 amid ISIL threat.

Read more: Duterte seeks to extend martial law amid ISIL threat

   

Myanmar: UN probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension

Aung San Suu Kyi's security adviser dismisses UN investigation into alleged rape and killings of Rohingya Muslims.

Rakhine state

Read more: Myanmar: UN probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension

   

Filipino Muslim rebels pin hope on new peace deal

Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels back new draft law establishing a more powerful autonomous region in Mindanao.

Duterte

Read more: Filipino Muslim rebels pin hope on new peace deal

   

South Korea offers direct talks with the North

South Korea has proposed talks with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume family reunions.

Read more: South Korea offers direct talks with the North

   

Telegram blocks 'terror' content after Indonesia threat

Encrypted messaging service Telegram bows to pressure after ministry warning of ban on app used by suspected fighters.

Read more: Telegram blocks 'terror' content after Indonesia threat

   

Page 1 of 27

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

Week's weather

Japan devastated by floods