(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country’s top three leaders but with mostly ceremonial duties, died on Friday after an illness, state television and radio announced."Vietnam President Quang dead: state media"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from prison, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence for corruption."Nawaz Sharif: Ex-PM and daughter released from Pakistan prison"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A total of 21 money laundering charges have been prepared against former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak in connection with a $681 million dollar transfer into his personal bank account, police said on Thursday."Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak to face 21 money laundering charges – police"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Police in Malaysia are investigating a case of alcohol poisoning that killed at least 21 people, with dozens more hospitalized, most of them citizens of Asian nations, officials said on Wednesday."At least 21 dead, dozens ill in Malaysia from bootleg liquor"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – On Monday (18), leaders of the two Koreas have met in Pyongyang, North Korea, for the third meeting for inter-Korean reconciliation. With the international attention focused on the movements of the two leaders, families from around the world expecting the peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula, further world peace attended a peace festival held in South Korea."Shouts for world peace and unification of the Korean Peninsula"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Bullet-proof jeeps and helicopters drew hundreds of bidders to a Pakistani government “austerity-drive” auction aimed at cutting vehicle costs."Pakistan bidders flock to PM Imran Khan’s car auction"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have been arrested for alleged stock market manipulation."Egypt arrests ex-President Mubarak’s sons for embezzlement"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –After turning deadly in the northern Philippines, Mangkhut unleashed damaging winds and flooding rain across southern China."Mangkhut kills at least 69 after lashing Philippines, China"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A Riyadh-based airlines will be recruiting Saudi women as co-pilots and flight attendants for the first time. Carrier Flynas has opened this new career opportunity for women in Saudi, who were barred from driving cars a few months ago."Airline Seeks Saudi Women Pilots, Flight Attendants. Nearly 1,000 Apply"