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October 23, 2014 5:39 pm

Publishers fight in German court over use of colour yellow

Rosetta Stone, which sells language-learning software in yellow cartons, is at odds with Langenscheidt, a Munich publisher of yellow-bound bilingual dictionaries and other language-learning aids..

October 23, 2014 5:34 pm

Disabled Thai athletes make 1-2-3 finish in 800m wheelchair..

Thailand also claimed two more gold medals in the badminton mixed doubles and wheelchair tennis (Sakhorn Khanthasit in the women’s singles). The Nation

October 23, 2014 5:32 pm

Malaysia charges three with supporting Islamic State

The charges against the trio -- an architect and a technician, both 26, and a 42-year-old trader -- come amid concerns over the group’s growing influence in Southeast Asia. The men were..

October 23, 2014 5:24 pm

Reebok fined over false shoebox claims in Australia

The subsidiary of German group Adidas was ordered to pay 350,000 Australian dollars (307,000 US dollars) in the case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission..

October 23, 2014 5:20 pm

Saudi jails 4 women for preparing sons to wage jihad

They were sentenced to between six and 10 years in prison, the Saudi Press Agency reported late Wednesday following the verdicts. It said a court convicted the women on charges including..

October 23, 2014 5:16 pm

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch

The "Land of the Thunder Dragon" has long been one of the most isolated countries on earth, only lifting its ban on television in 1999. Most foreign tourists have to pay a minimum $200 a day to..

October 23, 2014 3:33 pm

Two Myanmar workers arrested for allegedly murdering..

Police told a press conference Thursday that the two collaborated with two other Myanmar workers who are still on the run. They allegedly stabbed Chukiart Nimnual

October 23, 2014 2:54 pm

Rosana, energy reform activists call for delay in petroleum..

Rosana said the bidding should be delayed until the NRC agrees on how to reform the energy sector. On Wednesday, the National Energy Policy Council agreed to go ahead with the bidding of..

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New Japan minister hit by S&M bar scandal

Harvard graduate Yoichi Miyazawa, a former top bureaucrat in the finance ministry, immediately distanced himself from the brewing scandal, saying he wasn’t present at the club in the city of..

October 23, 2014 1:45 pm

Switzerland to nix 'stripper' visas

The government said that the eight-month permits would no longer be granted after the end of 2015, on the grounds that they had stoked sexual exploitation in the Alpine country. "Women are..

October 23, 2014 11:12 am

Self-immolated Japanese man jumps from 4th floor to death

Security guards put off the fire after he fell on the beer garden below. Rescuers failed to resuscitate him. Witnesses told police that he was seen standing on the balcony for awhile before..