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Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises...

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 4 2019

An average of 20 typhoons annually hit the Philippines, an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands

Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan...

Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 2 2019

Taiwan has long attracted Hong Kongers seeking an alternative to their city's frenetic pace and sky-high...

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore...

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 29 2019

Rights groups have raised concerns the fake news law could be used to stifle free speech and chill dissent...

Thailand's 'floating' crosswalk makes...

Thailand's 'floating' crosswalk makes...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The zebra crossing outside the main entrance to Wat Bueng Thong Lang school on the outskirts of Bangkok,...

Malaysia: Islamic State may shift operations...

Malaysia: Islamic State may shift operations...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 27 2019

Authorities in the region have said it will be a long battle to thwart the jihadist group's...

Hong Kong authorities appeal for calm...

Hong Kong authorities appeal for calm...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 27 2019

Despite the euphoria among protesters over the electoral victory, fresh protests are planned for the...

Chinese state media say Hong Kong elections...

Chinese state media say Hong Kong elections...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Nov 26 2019

A commentary in English on official news agency Xinhua said that the election 'fell victim' to...

Landslide democratic win in HK election...

Landslide democratic win in HK election...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Nov 25 2019

Carrie Lam, said the government respected the results and wished 'the peaceful, safe and orderly...

Malaysia's last known Sumatran rhino...

Malaysia's last known Sumatran rhino...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Nov 24 2019

Only a handful of the creatures remain in the wilds of Indonesia

Protests drive record poll turnout in...

Protests drive record poll turnout in...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Nov 24 2019

A record 1,104 candidates were vying for 452 seats and a record 4.1 million people have enrolled to...

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender...

Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 22 2019

One older protester said some had given up looking for escape routes and were now making new weapons...

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Some 235 injured were taken to hospital on Tuesday

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after...

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The documents, leaked by an unnamed official, included unpublished speeches by Xi as well as directives...

Hong Kong protesters pinned back on...

Hong Kong protesters pinned back on...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Nov 18 2019

Some were arrested, tackled to the ground, as others scrambled and tripped over barricades and fences...

Hong Kong protesters fire bows, arrows...

Hong Kong protesters fire bows, arrows...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Nov 17 2019

Protesters stripped down to their underwear, before being hosed down by colleagues with fresh water

Indonesians quitting 'rice addiction'...

Indonesians quitting 'rice addiction'...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Most of the world's sufferers live in low and middle-income countries like Indonesia

Another day of chaos looms for Hong...

Another day of chaos looms for Hong...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 14 2019

Protesters torched vehicles and buildings, hurled petrol bombs at police stations and trains and vandalized...

Uighur: China running more camps than...

Uighur: China running more camps than...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 13 2019

An analyst who formerly worked in US intelligence, said that around 40% of the sites had not been previously...

Suspected suicide bomber dies in attack...

Suspected suicide bomber dies in attack...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 13 2019

The motive for Wednesday's attack was not immediately clear, but Indonesia, the world’s most...

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy...

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Various lines on the subway - used daily by more than half of the city's 7.5 million people - were...

Hong Kong protests hit universities,...

Hong Kong protests hit universities,...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Nov 12 2019

Hundreds of hardcore protesters, dressed in their signature black clothes and masks, then used a bus...