Japan Olympic chief denies corruption allegations

The head of Japan's Olympic Committee Tuesday denied involvement in a suspect payment made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Games, while apologising for any possible impact on the hosting of the event. French investigating…

Smoking ban at all eateries and restaurants in…

PETALING JAYA: It’s all systems go for the no-smoking ruling at all eateries and restaurants starting today. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said enforcement officers would focus more on educating the public for…

Thailand’s New Year death toll rises to 236…

A total of 236 people were killed and 2,265 others injured in 2,194 road accidents over the first four days of the New Year holiday period’s “seven dangerous days”, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department’s…

Kim says he is ready to meet with…

WASHINGTON - China and the United States have contributed to the stability and prosperity of the region and the world over the past four decades, according to Odd Arne Westad, S.T. Lee professor of US-Asia…

Sukabumi landslide kills four, 41 missing – The…

Bandung - At least four people are dead, while 41 others remain missing after a landslide struck Sirnaresmi village in Sukabumi, West Java, on Monday, following torrential rain. “The latest report [from the ground] suggests…