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Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides

Myanmar panel probing Rohingya crisis pledges independence

Aug 16, 2018

Members of a commission established by Myanmar's government to investigate human rights violations in western Rakhine state, where 700,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority fled brutal army operations, have pledged to be impartial

Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year

After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

Aug 10, 2018

After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on

Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

Aug 10, 2018

On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate

Myanmar snubs Hague court's intervention in Rohingya crisis

Aug 10, 2018

Myanmar sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh for safety last year

Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

Aug 10, 2018

One of Indonesia's deadliest earthquakes in years left so much destruction, the injured are having to wait for days to get help

The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

Aug 7, 2018

A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening said there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and though many got out, dozens were buried in the rubble

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Aug 7, 2018

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless villagers wait for aid

Health

After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly...

Aug 10, 2018

After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of...

Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured...

Aug 10, 2018

One of Indonesia's deadliest earthquakes in years left so much destruction, the injured are having...

Cambodian, Indian among 2018 winners of Magsaysay...

Jul 26, 2018

A Cambodian genocide survivor who helped document the Khmer Rouge atrocities and an Indian...

Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records...

Jul 20, 2018

A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and...

Buddhist meditation may calm team trapped in Thai...

Jul 6, 2018

Team identity, youth and meditation may help young Thai soccer players and coach to cope with...

Research warns Indonesia gay bashing is fueling...

Jul 2, 2018

Researchers say an epidemic of HIV among gay men in Indonesia is being fueled by a gay hate climate

Religion

Myanmar panel probing Rohingya crisis pledges independence

Members of a commission established by Myanmar's government to investigate human rights violations in western Rakhine state, where 700,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority fled brutal army...

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year

Aug 16, 2018

Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed...

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate

Aug 10, 2018

Myanmar snubs Hague court's intervention in Rohingya crisis

Myanmar sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh for...

Aug 10, 2018

The Latest: Indonesia survivor says many buried in mosque

A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday evening said there were about 100 people praying inside when the earthquake struck and...

Aug 7, 2018