2 hrs ago | EDGE
After Kobe beef, cheesecake drizzled in peach sauce, and coffee served from silver pots are whisked away, the band, white-haired and dressed in black, tests their instruments on stage.
6 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
The International Monetary Fund said Burma's economy is on track to top 6 percent growth this year as the country's "ambitious reform program is bearing fruit," according to Matt Davies, the IMF's deputy Asia and Pacific chief, speaking in Rangoon on Wednesday.
8 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News
Rubbish left over from firecrackers set off last Lunar New Year in Gia Loc Town, Hai Duong Province.
12 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Burmese President Thein Sein made a historic visit to the White House on May 19, the latest in a series of high-level symbolic exchanges between the two nations.
12 hrs ago | Lincoln County News
By LCN Staff Bristol resident, Donald Smith is in line for the most prestigious honor given to an enlisted man by the United States of America.
The week in science: Chile pushes for a national science ministry, Indonesia protects its forests, and Nobel laureate Heinrich Rohrer dies.
Prosecutors have filed a sedition charge against a student activist who had urged Malaysians to engage in street protests against the government over claims of election fraud.
Business leaders yesterday demanded compensation from authorities for firms affected by Tuesday's massive power outage, while the Energy Ministry ordered a review of the emergency decision-making process.
A massive power blackout hit 14 southern provinces Tuesday night after a transmission failure in Prachuap Khiri Khan cut off supply from the Central Region.
The massive blackout in the South on Tuesday night was not a deliberate act to justify building new coal-fired power plants in the South, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says.
This image provided by the Naval Research Lab shows tropical cyclone Mahasen taken Wednesday May 15, 2013 at 0600 GMT.
Fine, young cops: The writer's father, Wong Heck Ming, with his squad mates Joseph Chong, Tan Teck Seng and Ng Peng Imm.
It is extremely difficult to find any real winners in the results that came out of Malaysia's Electoral Commission; although, somewhat surprisingly, one could be Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, who ran ahead of his party and who managed to preserve a majority in Negeri Sembilan, Terengganu and Pahang against an opposition onslaught, and to win back ... (more)
Rescuers on Wednesday recovered the last of 28 miners killed last week when an underground room of a giant Indonesian gold and copper mine collapsed, the operator of the U.S.-owned facility said.
'Various nutrition-related activities will be carried out as part of the initiative to reinforce the message of leading a healthy lifestyle to prevent diet-related chronic diseases,' says Dr Tee.
A Rohingya woman and her child at Bawdupha, a camp located several kilometers east of Sittwe, Arakan State.