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UN report: Near impunity for drug war...

UN report: Near impunity for drug war...

World

Thu, Jun 4 2020

The drugs crackdown, launched by President Rodrigo Duterte after winning election on a platform of crushing...

Facebook slams 'severe' Singapore misinformation...

Facebook slams 'severe' Singapore misinformation...

World

Mon, Jun 1 2020

It was the latest criticism from the tech giant over legislation that empowers ministers to tell internet...

Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency,...

Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency,...

Asia Pacific

Mon, May 25 2020

Tokyo reported 8 new infections on Monday, media says

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over...

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over...

Asia Pacific

Sun, May 24 2020

Hong Kong residents enjoy rights -- including freedom of speech -- unseen on the Chinese mainland, as...

Philippines extends lockdown in capital...

Philippines extends lockdown in capital...

Asia Pacific

Tue, May 12 2020

The Philippines has recorded more than 11,300 coronavirus infections and 751 deaths, but tested only...

North and South Korea exchange gunfire...

North and South Korea exchange gunfire...

Asia Pacific

Sun, May 3 2020

The South Korean military later said the North Korean gunshots were 'not deemed

Malaysia detains hundreds of refugees,...

Malaysia detains hundreds of refugees,...

Asia Pacific

Fri, May 1 2020

Malaysia has around 2 million registered foreign workers but authorities estimate many more are living...

Vietnam to ease nationwide coronavirus...

Vietnam to ease nationwide coronavirus...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Apr 22 2020

No provinces in Vietnam were now seen as 'highly prone' to the pandemic, says Vietnamese Prime...

Wuhan lab director denies coronavirus...

Wuhan lab director denies coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Sun, Apr 19 2020

The institute had already dismissed the theory in February, saying it had shared information about the...

'Ghosts' scare Indonesians indoors and...

'Ghosts' scare Indonesians indoors and...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Apr 14 2020

The village on Java island has deployed a cast of 'ghosts' to patrol the streets

Singapore stands by its foreign...

Singapore stands by its foreign...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Apr 12 2020

'The Singapore Government has and will bear all Covid-19-related medical costs for foreign...

Jakarta imposes partial lockdown as...

Jakarta imposes partial lockdown as...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Apr 10 2020

Mosques and other houses of worship were ordered to shut for at least the next two weeks

Chinese property tycoon and Xi critic...

Chinese property tycoon and Xi critic...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Apr 8 2020

Beijing has stepped up its crackdown on civil society since Xi took power in 2012, tightening restrictions...

Singapore quarantines migrant workers...

Singapore quarantines migrant workers...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Apr 6 2020

There are about 280,000 foreign construction workers in the city-state

Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears...

Jump in Jakarta funerals raises fears...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Apr 5 2020

Nearly 4,400 burials occurred in March, 40% higher than any month since at least January, 2018

China sees drop in new coronavirus cases,...

China sees drop in new coronavirus cases,...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Mar 30 2020

The National Health Commission said in a statement 31 new coronavirus cases were recorded on Sunday

Coronavirus fear sparks Thai prison...

Coronavirus fear sparks Thai prison...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 29 2020

News reports showed large plumes of smoke rising above the prison in Buriram province, which holds about...

China reports smaller number of new...

China reports smaller number of new...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 29 2020

A total of 3,300 people have now died in mainland China, with a reported 81,439 infections

China's imported cases rise as foreigners...

China's imported cases rise as foreigners...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Mar 27 2020

In total 81,340 people have been infected in China, and the outbreak has claimed 3,292 lives

China's virus strategy: A model for...

China's virus strategy: A model for...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 22 2020

Across the rest of the country, residents were strongly encouraged to stay at home

China sees continued rise in imported...

China sees continued rise in imported...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 22 2020

The latest figures bring China’s total reported coronavirus cases to 81,054, with 3,261