MANILA, Philippines – After bagging two consecutive victories in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, Gilas Pilipinas plans on extending its winning streak against Qatar on Sunday, August 13. After Gilas Pilipinas shocked defending champions China on Wednesday, the boys of coach Chot Reyes claimed another well-deserved win as they defeated Iraq. Philippines overcame a sluggish ...
A court is recommending that parliament review Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law and make changes that will prevent people from being falsely accused of the crime, which is punishable by death. Read more
The chairman of the Hong Kong Tourism Board is suing a company founder over allegedly libellous claims contained in a newspaper article that attacked the city’s first-ever e-sports festival last ... Read more
On 11 August 2017, Land Transport Authority (LTA) and TransitLink announced that Singapore will gradually phase out cash payment for public transport by 2020, which is line with the Government's Smart ... Read more
China "will stay neutral" if North Korea launches missiles threatening the United States, according to an op-ed in the influential Chinese newspaper Global Times. At the same time, Beijing will respon ... Read more
Tree officers have the power to challenge developers and conserve urban trees in the interest of the community. But cuts to budgets are jeopardising that I think most people would agree that trees are ... Read more
The number of people who died in a two-train collision in the suburbs of the Egyptian city of Alexandria has increased to 49, while 123 people were confirmed to be injured, the Al Arabiya broadcaster ... Read more
Slaughterhouses in England will be mandatorily fitted with CCTV when new plans to safeguard animal welfare and reassure consumers come into effect, following a public consultation process. Read Full A ... Read more