Taiwan clears path for same-sex marriage

Church official says he is worried court decision could be divisive.

 

Refugee hopefuls in Japan have slim chance of staying

May 21, 2017

Japan: Last year japan accepted 28..

When the rule of law fails

May 23, 2017

Philippines: Corrupt enforcers are leading..

CSI concerned over govt backing for GM food product

May 26, 2017

India: The csi also raised fears over..

UP set to do away with minorities quota in schemes

May 22, 2017

India: The quota was fixed by the earlier samajwadi party..

Churches on alert as suicide blasts kill 3 Jakarta police

Authorities link jakarta bus terminal explosions to growing series of global attacks by the so-called islamic state.

 

Catholics provide vital aid after Indonesian eruption

Thousands afraid to return home as mount sinaburg continues to erupt.

 

Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

Trump and the pope have diametrically opposite views on issues as varied as immigration, climate change and arms sales.

 

Philippine archbishop goes undercover to check on parishes

Archbishop gilbert garcera of lipa plays detective to see how parishes deal with the poor.

 

Bangladesh carbon tax plan draws negative response

There are better ways to tackle climate change, experts say.

 

Churches ablaze, martial law declared in Mindanao

Priest feared kidnapped, presidential order after terror group attack branded a gross 'over-reaction'.

 

Sharing of resources is 'key to long-lasting peace' in Myanmar

Aung san suu kyi's government asked to prioritize resource sharing as second session of peace talks begins.