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US State Dept official to visit Taiwan...

World , Asia-Pacific

Sun, Jun 10 2018

An assistant US secretary of state will attend the unveiling of a massive new complex

Lavrov invites Kim to Russia as Moscow...

Asia-Pacific

Thu, May 31 2018

Reuters, Moscow Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in

China bans George Orwell’s 'Animal Farm,'...

Asia-Pacific

Mon, Mar 5 2018

A list of terms excised from Chinese websites by government censors includes the letter "N," Orwell's...

New US sanctions on North Korea ships,...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Nov 22 2017

The US government has proceeded to impose new sanctions on the Asian country of North Korea - targeting...

Fear of volcanic eruption on Bali forces...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Sep 29 2017

Some tourists are having second thoughts about their holiday plans after several countries, including...

Why China did not fight India at Doklam...

South Asia , Asia-Pacific

Fri, Sep 1 2017

Worried over the minatory Chinese rhetoric, Delhi had kept the US and the EU in the loop about all border...

7.9 magnitude quake hits Indonesia,...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Mar 2 2016

A massive quake struck on Wednesday off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the...

Foreign secretaries to decide on future...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Feb 23 2016

Foreign secretaries of BIMSTEC member countries will meet in Nepal in April to discuss on the future...

China confirms first case of Zika...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Feb 10 2016

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America,...

North Korea fires long-range rocket...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Feb 7 2016

North Korea has fired a long-range rocket, which critics say is a test of banned missile technology....

North Korea advances 'satellite'...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Feb 6 2016

North Korea has brought forward the possible date of a controversial "satellite" launch to...

Deadly earthquake topples buildings...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Feb 6 2016

An earthquake has toppled several buildings in the south Taiwan city of Tainan, killing at least five...

Why Asia should worry about Zika...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Feb 2 2016

It could be the plot of a dystopian thriller: the sudden outbreak of a disease that spreads almost invisibly,...

Report: Military power in Asia 'shifting...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Jan 20 2016

The balance of military power in Asia is shifting against the US as China makes aggressive territorial...

China just launched the most frightening...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Dec 23 2015

As if further proof were needed Orwell’s dystopia is now upon us, China has now gamified obedience...

China summons US envoy over Taiwan arms...

Asia-Pacific

Thu, Dec 17 2015

China has summoned a senior US envoy in protest after Washington announced it would sell two warships...

'Social media is not real life'

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Nov 4 2015

An Australian teenager with more than half a million followers on Instagram has quit the platform,...

17 killed in building collapse in central...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Oct 31 2015

A building collapsed during renovations in central China, killing 17 workers and injuring 23, officials...

Hong Kong ferry incident leave 124...

Asia-Pacific

Mon, Oct 26 2015

At least 124 people were injured when a high-speed ferry travelling to Hong Kong from Macau hit an object...

Hundreds see 'floating city' filmed...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Oct 18 2015

Onlookers, some who are said to have videoed the bizarre event, were said to be mesmerised  as a...

Philippines on alert as Typhoon Koppu...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Oct 17 2015

The Philippines is preparing for a typhoon that is forecast to dump heavy rain and cause severe flooding...