An Indonesian city has ordered its top civil servants to visit their local mosque for dawn prayers or risk being sacked, underscoring the growing influence of religion across the world's biggest Muslim majority country.
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Filipino medalists sa Asian Games pinarangalan sa Senado
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Senator Sonny Angara is pushing to raise by as much as 50 percent the allowances of athletes.
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President Rodrigo Duterte breaks news of Hidilyn Diaz' victory in Asian Games
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Senator Sonny Angara on Wednesday said Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz "deserves" all the financial support accorded to her in recognition of the honor she continues to bring to the Philippines.
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President Joko Widodo found himself flavour of the month on social media on Sunday as Indonesians lapped up his motorbike stunt skit at the Asian Games opening ceremony.
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North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world's biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour in Jakarta on Saturday.
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The Philippines said Sunday it would send a men's basketball team to the Asian Games in Indonesia, just days after abruptly pulling out in the wake of an on-court brawl with Australia at a World Cup qualifier.
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A toxic, foul-smelling river near the Asian Games athletes' village in Jakarta has been covered with black nylon mesh over fears it will be an eyesore at the showpiece event.
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Indonesian police have shot and killed 11 suspected small-time criminals and wounded dozens more in a crackdown before it hosts the Asian Games next month, authorities said Tuesday.
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North Korea will play in a table tennis competition in South Korea this month, in the latest sign of warming ties between the Cold War rivals whose rapprochement owes much to sport.
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A bill seeking to broaden the coverage of incentives and improve the benefits granted to national athletes, coaches and trainers is now awaiting to be signed by President Benigno Aquino III. This was after both houses of Congress, the…