Government And Politics

Esports execs say don't blame the games, blame US gun laws

Aug 29, 2018

Following a deadly shooting at a gaming event in Florida, esports executives say don't blame the games, blame US gun laws

Esports into Asian Games; Could the Olympics be next?

Aug 27, 2018

Esports is debuting as an exhibition sport in the Asian Games and also pointing toward the Olympics.

For the first time since war, this gold belongs to Korea

Aug 26, 2018

The combined Koreas have a gold medal at the Asian Games. The women's dragon boat crew comprising paddlers from North Korea and South Korea won the 500-meter final on Sunday. It comes a day after a combined Korean crew won a historic bronze medal at 200.

Testing time for Sri Lanka swimmer Peiris at Asian Games

Aug 22, 2018

It has been a testing time indeed for Sri Lanka's swimmer-student Akalanka Peiris

Singapore: 'Crazy Rich Asians' author skipped service duty

Aug 22, 2018

Singapore says author of 'Crazy Rich Asians' failed to register for national service as required

Indonesia sinks 125 mostly foreign illegal fishing vessels

Aug 22, 2018

Indonesia has sunk 125 mostly foreign ships involved in illegal fishing as it continues efforts to exert control over its vast maritime territory

Indonesia: Lombok quakes don't meet national disaster status

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesia's disaster agency says earthquakes that have killed more than 500 people on the island of Lombok in the past month and caused half a billion dollars in damage don't rise to the level of a national emergency

Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

Aug 17, 2018

Athletes from Kuwait will compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted the country's suspension.

Amnesty condemns Indonesia police killings ahead of games

Aug 17, 2018

Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games

Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

Aug 17, 2018

A Malaysian judge found evidence two women participated in a "well-planned conspiracy" to kill the North Korean leader's half brother and called on them to present their defense, extending their murder trial into next year

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