Flood-sparked landslide kills 16 in China

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BEIJING, Nov 15, 2015 (AFP) – A landslide that engulfed homes in China killed at least 16 people, with 21 still missing, as heavy rains brought misery across a swathe of the country. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Confusing signals from US

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THE United States is delivering confusing signals over the South China Sea issue and has heightened tensions in the region by sending its warships and planes close to China’s islands. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Philippine cops on full alert

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MANILA: The Philippines has put its police on full alert and vowed “higher security” for world leaders at an economic summit in Manila next week after gunmen killed more than 120 people in Paris. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read … Continued

Guantanamo may continue on

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It’s increasingly looking like Obama’s vow to end one of the Bush administration’s most damaging legacies will actually live on as his own. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Suu Kyi win leaves ethnic parties behind

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YANGON: Myanmar’s diverse ethnic minority parties were counting their losses after Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy party won a landslide victory in historic polls. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Why tuberculosis is making a vicious comeback

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NEW data from the World Health Organisation shows that we have allowed a preventable, curable disease to become the world’s biggest communicable killer. The millenniums-old lung disease tuberculosis now outranks even HIV/AIDS in the number of lives it claims. The … Continued

Paris attacks result of French policies, says Assad

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DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Saturday that French policy had contributed to the “spread of terrorism” that culminated in attacks claimed by the Islamic State group which killed 128 people in Paris. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

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