Bali policeman killing: Sara Connor to weigh up appeal

Bali policeman killing: Sara Connor to weigh up appeal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sara Connor has seven days to decide if she will appeal An Australian woman jailed over the killing of an Indonesian policeman will decide whether to appeal her four-year sentence. Sara Connor, 46, had denied playing any role in Wayan Sudarsa’s fatal assault on Bali’s Kuta beach last August. […]

China fans anger over Seoul’s missile move

China fans anger over Seoul’s missile move

Image copyright AFP Image caption South Korean retailer Lotte has seen closures of some Chinese stores over the US missile deployment row The deployment in South Korea of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defence system has been slammed by Beijing. Now the Chinese Communist Party is calling on its people to […]

China fans anger over Seoul’s missile move

China fans anger over Seoul’s missile move

Image copyright AFP Image caption South Korean retailer Lotte has seen closures of some Chinese stores over the US missile deployment row The deployment in South Korea of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defence system has been slammed by Beijing. Now the Chinese Communist Party is calling on its people to […]

David Taylor, Sara Connor jailed for killing Bali policeman

David Taylor, Sara Connor jailed for killing Bali policeman

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Taylor had written to the family of the policeman to express his remorse British man David Taylor has been jailed for six years for killing a policeman on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali. Taylor, 34, and originally from Halifax, was found guilty of hitting Wayan Sudarsa with a bottle […]

Beauty and the Beast release postponed in Malaysia

Beauty and the Beast release postponed in Malaysia

Image copyright Disney The release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has been postponed in Malaysia. The Emma Watson film was due to open on Thursday but has been put on hold due to an “internal review”. No specific reason has been given for the decision. “The movie release date has been postponed and we […]

‘Insulting’ Thai palace soap opera angers Myanmar

‘Insulting’ Thai palace soap opera angers Myanmar

Image copyright Channel 7 Image caption A Lady’s Flames, also known as Plerng Phra Nang in Thai, airs on Channel 7 in Thailand A Thai soap opera that appears to depict Burmese palace intrigue has angered some in Myanmar including a descendant of Myanmar’s last king. Soe Win, the great-grandson of King Thibaw, has called […]

South Korea’s Park leaves presidential palace after impeachment

Media captionPark Geun-hye was greeted at home by hundreds of supporters Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has now left the presidential palace, two days after judges upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her. Ms Park arrived at her home in southern Seoul amid waving supporters. She has been impeached over her role in a corruption […]

Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children

Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children

Image copyright Getty Images Unvaccinated children would be banned from childcare centres and preschools under an Australian government plan. Some Australian states already have “no jab, no play” laws, but PM Malcolm Turnbull is calling for nationwide legislation. Health groups have supported the push, arguing parents and the community have an obligation to protect children. […]

South Korea’s Park leaves presidential palace after impeachment

Media captionPark Geun-hye was greeted at home by hundreds of supporters Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has now left the presidential palace, two days after judges upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her. Ms Park arrived at her home in southern Seoul amid waving supporters. She has been impeached over her role in a corruption […]

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took control of northern Uttar Pradesh […]