South Korea | Court orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor

A  South Korean court said yesterday it has ordered the seizure of local assets of a Japanese company after it refused to compensate several wartime forced laborers,

Australia | Authorities examining packages left at consulates

Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra yesterday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and

Bangladesh | Police, garment workers clash in protests

Police fired tear gas and swung batons as thousands of garment workers demonstrated for better wages for a fourth day yesterday, shutting down factories on the outskirts

Security tight as Congo prepares to release vote results

Anti-riot police with water cannon and armored vehicles surrounded Congo’s electoral commission yesterday ahead of the delayed announcement of the results of the presidential election, while

Iran supreme leader calls US officials ‘first-class idiots’

Iran’s supreme leader yesterday called U.S. officials “first-class idiots,” mocking American leaders as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo toured the Mideast to promote the White House’s

Offbeat | A moose walks into an Alaska hospital and finds a snack

A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska’s largest city and chowed down on some plants in the lobby as workers watched the massive animal in

This Day in History | 1996 – King of Jordan in historic Tel Aviv visit

King Hussein of Jordan has made his first public visit to Israel’s largest city, Tel Aviv, in the latest indication of the new warmth between the two

Briefs | Inter appeals for children to be allowed in during ban

Inter Milan has asked the Italian football federation and Serie A to allow children into an upcoming home match after being ordered to play in an empty stadium

Football – Asian Cup | Saudi Arabia routs N. Korea 4-0; Iraq also wins

This time, Saudi Arabia was on the right side of a rout in its opening game at a major tournament. The Saudis beat North Korea 4-0

EPL | Man United revitalized with Solskjaer at the wheel

They’ve quickly created a song for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United. “Ole’s at the wheel,” the United faithful chant about their new manager. “Tell me

World briefs

VIETNAM Facebook was defending itself yesterday against allegations that it allows illegal content in violation of Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law. The social media giant said it has restricted

The Buzz | Japan hottest destination for Chinese tourists during CNY

Japan is the hottest destination for Chinese tourists from the mainland for the incoming Chinese New Year holiday, according to a report. The report, released Tuesday by

Hong Kong moves to make disrespecting Chinese anthem a crime

Hong Kong unveiled legislation to make disrespecting China’s national anthem a crime - from internet posts to sporting events - fueling concern about free speech

Girl About Globe | Tinder for Sofas

You need something soft in your life. Something welcoming at home. For Netflix and chilling. You turn to online options. You swipe. You swipe more. Something catches your

Thursday, January 10, 2019 – edition 3206

* China car sales fall for the first time in 20 years * Large scale regatta kicks off * Gov’t hands out honorific titles * New-look military drills announced   DOWNLOAD

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