Kim Keon-hee’s comments – meant to highlight scandals dogging the ruling Democratic Party – backfire as she claims ‘conservatives make sure they pay’.
Salil Tripathi, a 36-year-old delivery rider in Delhi, was killed instantly when a car driven by a drunk policeman hit him. His death has touched many in India, where millions who dream of joining the middle class face considerable obstacles.
Married woman had sex with donor on 10 occasions after finding him on social media. She says he falsely claimed to be a single graduate of an elite university.
Four people share the good bits and the bad gigs as they navigate a life without bosses – or the promise of a regular pay cheque.
The city’s leisure and F&B industry is once again in crisis and it’s up to the Hong Kong Musicians Union to ensure entertainers aren’t cut off from government relief.
News of the beauty bible’s latest edition has fans swamping Twitter with mocked up covers featuring Filipino celebrities like Catriona Gray and Nadine Lustre.
Japan reported a record 17,281 incidents of elderly people being physically assaulted by family members in 2020, the latest year for which statistics are available – 25 of which resulted in deaths.
The reality show has swept all before it, becoming Netflix’s 10th most-watched TV programme thanks to a cast of achingly beautiful and successful singles.
Asia’s second richest man has joined a growing list of Indian hoteliers like the Oberois and Tatas snapping up stakes in the global hospitality sector.
An Indonesian tycoon’s US$150,000 donation to 24-year-old Loh underscores his rising popularity in a nation that boasts its own top players.
Pork is not a common ingredient in most Indian cuisine, but long-held taboos about its consumption are starting to change in the country of 1.4 billion.
One of six workers who went missing after the partial collapse of a 39-storey apartment building under construction in Gwangju was located on Thursday.
In India, lawyers do not enjoy widespread trust and respect. But a judge said the lawyers’ gesture towards the two sisters in this case ‘reassures society about the nobleness of the legal profession’.
Wariness towards Chinese workers in Indonesia have also fuelled support for Jemaah Islamiah, which is spreading a ‘massive’ amount of radical propaganda online.
Tanya Marwaha, 20, created ‘Championing Youth Minds’ after realising young people from British-Indian families found it hard to seek help for their struggles.
The rapid spread of Omicron this year has smashed into Thailand’s economy in the middle of peak vacation season.
Aid agencies lament the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ policy that world powers including the United States and China seem to have adopted following reports of a string of grisly mass killings and other atrocities in Myanmar.
In a rare interview with This Week in Asia, the entrepreneur reflects on a journey that began with his grandparents leaving China in the 1920s and has since come full circle.
While some jobs and expats in law and banking are heading to Singapore, the city state is facing domestic demands to prioritise local workers.
Controversy is mounting over a claim by the head of the MACC that his sibling had ‘borrowed’ his trading account to purchase millions of ringgit of shares.