Despite years of promising to tackle Japan's yawning gender-gap, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week appeared to take a step backwards, halving the number of women in his cabinet from two to one. Source link
Malaysian authorities have arrested Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, state media reported, citing the government's anti-corruption body. Source link
Rivers of soil swept away entire neighborhoods in Indonesia following a powerful earthquake last week that also generated a tsunami in a disaster that has killed at least 1,407 people. Source link
The son of a US Marine has been elected governor of Okinawa after campaigning against Washington's military presence on the Southern Japanese island. Source link
Desperation is growing in the stricken Indonesian city of Palu, as residents faced a fifth day without adequate supplies of food and clean drinking water, amid a sharp rise in the official death toll following Friday's devastating earthquake...
The Indonesian government has defended itself against accusations it issued inadequate safety warnings as a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami that killed at least 844 people. Source link
US President Donald Trump claims he and Kim Jong Un are "in love" but he's not the one getting gifts from the North Korean leader. Source link
An air traffic controller is being hailed as a hero following a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia that killed hundreds of people. Source link
As rescue workers comb through chunks of concrete and lumber searching for survivors, Indonesian officials say that 832 people were killed in a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi. Source link
Authorities in Micronesia are searching for a man who went missing after a Boeing 737 overshot the runway, plunging into a sea lagoon on Friday, according to Air Niugini, the Papua New Guinea airline who operated the flight. Source...