Philippines

Philippine president’s attorney threatens to have ICC investigators arrested

The world court has reopened a probe into ex-leader Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs.

Pacific

Japan’s plan to discharge water from Fukushima nuclear plant faces Pacific opposition

A regional leader says a Pacific islands delegation will meet Japan’s prime minister to voice its concerns.

Philippines

Marcos promises to review protections for Philippine workers in Kuwait

Following wake for a Filipina, the president said officials will meet with Gulf state counterparts.

Malaysia

UMNO expels, suspends senior party members, including former cabinet ministers

Ex-Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin was thrown out, former Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein was suspended for six years.

Philippines

Philippines rejects ICC decision to reopen drug war inquiry, says will appeal

International court had said it wasn’t satisfied with Manila’s probe.

Pacific

Japan’s plan to discharge water from Fukushima nuclear plant faces Pacific opposition

A regional leader says a Pacific islands delegation will meet Japan’s prime minister to voice its concerns.

Filipino workers: Oil company abandoned us in Hurricane Ida

Fiji resident: ‘Nobody can stop the water’