Lombok airport crowded with visitors after deadly quake

Lombok airport crowded with visitors after deadly quake

Lombok International Airport of Indonesia is crowded with tourists who want to leave Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara province, after an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck on August 5.
Kim Na-kyung, an official of the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, explains the ministry's probe into valsartan on Aug. 6, 2018. (Yonhap)

S. Korea bans sale of 59 drugs used to treat high blood pressure

South Korea's drug safety watchdog said Monday that it has banned Daebong LS Co., a local maker of valsartan, from selling and making the active ingredient meant to treat high blood pressure over a cancer-causing substance in the drug.
S. Korea, Singapore agree to expand bilateral flights

S. Korea, Singapore agree to expand bilateral flights

The Seoul government said Friday it has reached an agreement with Singapore to allow airlines to operate up to 14 flights a week that directly connect South Korea's southeastern port city of Busan with the Southeast Asian country.
Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (Photo: nu.nl)

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.