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ADB's new energy policy to help expand...

ADB's new energy policy to help expand...

Asia-Pacific

Thu, Oct 21 2021

350 million people in Asia do not have an adequate supply and about 150 million people still have no...

Macron and Modi vow to 'act jointly'...

Macron and Modi vow to 'act jointly'...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Sep 21 2021

In telephone talks, both leaders said they would ‘act jointly in an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific...

Digital dissent: Hong Kongers race to...

Digital dissent: Hong Kongers race to...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Aug 27 2021

With the city's Tiananmen vigils already effectively banned by authorities since last year, the move...

ADB: Pandemic threatens Asia-Pacific's...

Pandemic threatens Asia-Pacific's progress...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Aug 24 2021

As unemployment rates increased the region also lost about 8% of work hours, affecting poorer households...

China's economy grows more slowly than...

China's economy grows more slowly than...

World

Thu, Jul 15 2021

June activity data slowed from the month before but beat expectations

Leaders of North Korea, China vow greater...

Leaders of North Korea, China vow greater...

World

Sun, Jul 11 2021

China has been North Korea's only major ally since the two signed the treaty in 1961

7 dead, 11 missing in Bali ferry...

7 dead, 11 missing in Bali ferry...

World

Wed, Jun 30 2021

 It was unclear what caused the accident

Armenia PM wins majority in polls despite...

Armenia PM wins majority in polls despite...

Asia-Pacific

Mon, Jun 21 2021

Pashinyan's Civil Contract party swept to an easy victory with almost 54% of the vote

China fossils show new species of extinct...

China fossils show new species of extinct...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Jun 18 2021

The fossils including a skull and two vertebrae was found in the reddish-brown sandstone of the Linxia...

Singapore warns children susceptible...

Singapore shuts schools in light of...

Asia-Pacific

Mon, May 17 2021

The country has confirmed 38 locally transmitted Covid-19 cases on Sunday

Nearly 3,000 return from India in 19...

Nearly 3,000 return from India in 19...

Coronavirus

Sat, May 15 2021

The India returnees are being quarantined under government supervision

7 killed after quake rocks Indonesia's...

7 killed after quake rocks Indonesia's...

World

Sat, Apr 10 2021

A magnitude 6.2 quake that struck Sulawesi island in January killed more than 100 people

Philippines turns up heat on China over...

Philippines turns up heat on China over...

Asia-Pacific

Mon, Apr 5 2021

The country’s foreign ministry rejected China's view that Whitsun Reef was a traditional fishing...

China dominates Pentagon chief's first...

China dominates Pentagon chief's first...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 20 2021

India is a vital US partner in the Asia-Pacific region as Washington seeks to take on Beijing

US, Japan warn China on 'coercion, destabilizing...

US, Japan warn China on 'coercion, destabilizing...

World

Tue, Mar 16 2021

In a joint statement, the US officials and their Japanese counterparts warned that China's behaviour...

Top US officials head to Asia to boost...

Top US officials head to Asia to boost...

North America

Mon, Mar 15 2021

Top US Diplomat Antony Blinken and Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin will be holding talks with Japanese counterparts...

Global money laundering watchdog keeps...

FATF keeps Pakistan on terrorism financing...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Feb 26 2021

'Islamabad had made progress but was yet to complete its action plan to overcome deficiencies in...

Pro-independence leaders win majority...

Pro-independence leaders win majority...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Feb 17 2021

France is keen to retain control over the islands, which are strategically located in the Pacific, have...

Envoy: Bangladesh, China discuss Covid-19...

Envoy: Bangladesh, China discuss Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Fri, Feb 12 2021

Ambassador Jiming wishes good year with less coronavirus, more prosperity

Thailand backs amendment allowing early-stage...

Thailand backs amendment allowing early-stage...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Jan 27 2021

However, pro-choice activists said retaining penalties would maintain the stigma of abortion

Bangladesh to import 100,000 tons of...

Bangladesh to buy Myanmar rice

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Jan 24 2021

Bangladesh is also buying 150,000 tons of rice from India’s state-run firm NAFED in a G2G