There is growing anger in the Philippines after a Chinese vessel seemingly rammed a fishing boat in the South China Sea and left its crew to fend for themselves.
Lee Chong Wei, 36-year-old three-time Olympic silver medallist and a father of two, was diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer last year.
Thailand's junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is the first civilian prime minister of the country since 2014.
After a long campaign to urge Canada to take back the rotting waste, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at Ottawa last week and ordered the refuse be returned immediately.
The soldiers were sentenced in 2018 for 10 years over killing a group of Rohingya Muslims but served less than the journalists who uncovered the killing.
Amid suspicions of voting irregularities, Duterte’s candidates get a clean sweep in midterm elections.
The riots came after the General Election Commission announced President Joko Widodo had beaten his challenger former general Prabowo Subianto in the April 17 presidential poll.
Opposition protests that started peacefully against the poll results turned violent, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd in a main street in the capital. Independent observers have said the poll was free and fair.
Losing candidate claims 'structural, systemic and massive' fraud prevented him from winning, but experts doubt his claims have a leg to stand on.
The Election Commission announces Joko Widodo won 55.5 percent of the vote in the April 17 election and his challenger former general Prabowo Subianto 45.5 percent.
Legal community and human rights activists demand justice after murder of fifth judge under Duterte’s watch.
Many see the elections as a referendum on President Duterte's unorthodox leadership style and his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs that has left thousands dead.
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