World court rejects epic Marshalls nuclear case

Oct 6, 2016

World court rejects epic Marshalls nuclear case

The U.N.’s highest court on Wednesday narrowly threw out landmark cases brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race. In majority and sharply divided decisions, a 16-judge bench at the International Court ...

Oct 1, 2016

U.S. Consul General backs military's presence in Okinawa

Joel Ehrendreich, U.S. Consul General in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, emphasized Friday that U.S. military bases in the southernmost prefecture contribute to regional peace and stability. “I firmly believe that our presence here makes both our countries safer and makes our region more stable and ...

Sep 27, 2016

China sentences activists for 'disturbing social order': Xinhua

Three labor activists were given suspended sentences of two to four years, Chinese state media said Tuesday, citing their involvement with “overseas organizations hostile to China.” Zeng Feiyang, director of the prominent labor rights group the Panyu Workers’ Center, was given a three-year sentence ...

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Sep 21, 2016

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Cambodia has deported 50 Chinese and 13 Taiwanese citizens to China over an alleged internet scam, a senior police official said Wednesday. The move came in apparent compliance with a demand from Beijing. The suspects were flown out of Cambodia on Tuesday, said Gen. ...