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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.

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Chilean tourists plead not guilty in Malaysia slaying

Aug 27, 2018

Lawyers for two Chilean tourists who could face death sentences if convicted of killing a man in Malaysia say the duo acted in self-defense and should be acquitted

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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.

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Indonesia's main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

Aug 23, 2018

Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call to prayer from her neighborhood mosque was too loud

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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

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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

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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

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Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a video of the event to Facebook

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Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise convicted of blasphemy

Aug 21, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced a woman who complained about a noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

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Indonesian court sentences woman who complained about noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesian court sentences woman who complained about noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

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