• Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

    By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

    Reuters9 mins ago
    • Malaysian jet: Washed up metal piece sparks speculations

      Perth/Canberra, April 23 (IANS) The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8 took a new twist and set off fresh speculations Wednesday with reports of some unidentified material washing ashore on the southwestern coast of Australia. "Western Australia police have…

      IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
      • No to 4G price hike for existing customers, IDA tells StarHub, SingTel, M1

        No price change for existing telco customers using 4G.

        Tech in Asia
        • Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o named People's most beautiful woman

          It's been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. After winning an Oscar and a lucrative advertising deal the actress was named on Wednesday as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by People magazine. Nyong'o, who took home this year's Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role as the slave…

          Reuters23 mins ago
          • David Moyes statement after Man United firing

            MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after being fired as manager of Manchester United after less than a season in charge.

            Associated Press
            • Obama fulfils dreams of sushi on first night in Tokyo

              US President Barack Obama dined Wednesday at a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant -- a revered spot with three coveted Michelin stars but only a handful of seats -- ruled with an iron rod by its redoubtable 88-year-old owner. The world's most powerful man, dining at the invitation of Japanese Prime…

              AFP News51 mins ago
              • OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

                China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB 2,000 (US$330).

                Tech in Asia
                • How Do Idol Stars Remove Their Extremely Thick Makeups?

                  Most of them put a thick wall of foundation on skin texture and apply another layer of color makeup on eye and cheek areas. Nevertheless, some stars still flaunt clean and soft skin texture. Then how do they keep up with such clean skin condition? Cleansing always has been the basis of skin care.

                  bnt news
                  • A new frontier for Silicon Valley: The marijuana trade

                    Mat Honan, senior writer at "Wired" magazine discusses the growing relationship between Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and marijuana growers and dispensaries.

                    Daily Ticker21 mins ago
                    • Sketchers Soars on Strong Q1 Earnings

                      Skechers (SKX) kick-started 2014 as its top and bottom lines for the first quarter surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate and recorded year-over-year growth as well.

                      Zacks21 mins ago
                      • Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

                        TOKYO (AP) — Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer.

                        Associated Press12 mins ago
                        • FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

                          DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine — a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its "anti-terror" campaign against those occupying buildings in its troubled east.

                          Associated Press19 mins ago
                          • English Kingdom Under Fire II Philippine server is definitely open to the whole world, for a while

                            More information about the Kingdom Under Fire II (KUF2) Philippine server beta test has trickled in. Yes, the test will launch on April 25, 2014, but no, unlike our previous assumption, the server will not be open indefinitely.Instead, it ... The post .

                            Games in Asia
                            • ‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Says He Didn't Sign Off on Rape Scene

                              It was the most shocking, wrenching scene on Sunday's “Game of Thrones”: Jaime Lannister, after weeks of rejection by his sister, Queen Regent Cersei, rapes her alongside the lying-in-state corpse of their dead son, King Joffrey. Fans and critics have debated why showrunners David Benioff and D.B.…

                              The Wrap
                              • Hong Kong, Philippines end emotional hostage row

                                Hong Kong and the Philippines announced Wednesday they had resolved an enduring and deeply emotional row over a deadly hostage crisis, allowing soured diplomatic relations to return to normal. The breakthrough came after a deal was struck on the most sensitive issues of compensation to the victims…

                                AFP News37 mins ago
                                • Park Shin Hye Sends 50 Million Won Donation to Ferry Victims

                                  Joining the growing number of stars sending support, Park Shin Hye donated ...

                                  CJ E&M enewsWorld
                                  • Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS

                                    When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV. Exhausted from a night of hard fishing on the vast inland sea of Uganda's Lake Victoria, fishermen come off the boats as…

                                    AFP News
                                    • Mystery of Bizarre Duck-Like Ocean Sound Solved

                                      A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say. "In the beginning, no one really knew what it was," said Denise Risch, a marine biologist at NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science…

                                      LiveScience.com
                                      • I am turning 30. Here are 7 valuable lessons I’ve learnt the past 29 years

                                        Different from the teenage year, the early 20′s offer us a glimpse into “real life”. Before you know it, you are in the middle of this chaos juggling a job, few failed relationships and wishing that your life comes with a manual. We are never ready for our 20′s, it is the time when we are away from…

                                        Vulcan Post
                                        • Chinese gamer breaks up with her boyfriend for stealing her blue buff

                                          Of all the reasons to break up with someone, this has got to be one of the craziest we've yet heard of. The post .

                                          Games in Asia