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Armenia says facing decisive moment...

Armenia says facing decisive

World

Sun, Oct 4 2020

Armenia also announced the deaths of 51 more separatist fighters, taking the number of fatalities on...

Myanmar rejects calls to postpone election...

Myanmar rejects calls to postpone election...

Asia-Pacific

Mon, Sep 21 2020

Analysts say the Nov 8 election is a test of the extent of Myanmar's democratic reforms

ADB vows to be developing Asia's partner...

ADB vows to work with Asia for Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 18 2020

ADB will build on its relationship with its members to support them in six key areas

Hong Kong police swoop on postponed...

Hong Kong police swoop on postponed...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Sep 6 2020

One woman was detained under a new security law Beijing imposed on the city for chanting independence...

Solomons province pushes for independence...

Solomons province pushes for independence...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Sep 2 2020

The US-aligned Malaita has long held ambitions of becoming its own nation

Malaysia extends Covid-19 movement curbs...

Malaysia extends Covid-19 movement curbs...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Aug 29 2020

Malaysia has seen a significant decline in the number of virus cases, reporting only 10 new cases on...

Singapore battles record dengue outbreak...

Singapore battles record dengue outbreak...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Aug 28 2020

The strategy has been successful in Australia but some experts say it might have its limits in dense...

Facebook vows legal action over forced...

Facebook vows legal action over forced...

North America

Tue, Aug 25 2020

The company warned that such requirements would undermine its ability to reliably invest in the...

Civil society bodies condemn Malaysian...

Civil society bodies condemn Malaysian...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Jul 11 2020

21 CSOs jointly released a statement on Saturday where they termed the manhunt 'a blatant attempt...

WAN-IFRA Women in News Leadership Accelerator...

WAN-IFRA Women in News Leadership Accelerator...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Jul 3 2020

The three month long program will help journalists learn media management, financial management,  and...

Pompeo pushes Iran arms embargo at UN,...

Pompeo pushes Iran arms embargo at UN,...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Jul 1 2020

Britain, France and Germany all expressed concern to the council that lifting the arms embargo on Iran...

How did Vietnam do it?

How did Vietnam do it?

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Jun 14 2020

The communist government also expects the economy to grow by 5% this year during a massive global...

ASEAN discusses regional defense cooperation...

ASEAN discusses regional defense cooperation...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, May 15 2020

Issues like regional and international conditions in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, post pandemic...

Malaysia detains two suspected Rohingya...

Malaysia detains two suspected Rohingya...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Apr 21 2020

Malaysia, which does not recognize refugee status, is a favoured destination for ethnic Rohingya fleeing...

Asia steps up coronavirus efforts as...

Asia steps up coronavirus efforts as...

World

Sun, Mar 22 2020

Tighter travel restrictions were imposed in several countries while Malaysia deployed its army to enforce...

Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills six...

Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills six...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Several people disappeared into the sinkhole as it spread, including what appeared to be a child

North Korea says will resume US talks...

North Korea says will resume US talks...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Jan 12 2020

 At a meeting of his ruling party in December, Kim Jong Un declared an end to North Korea's...

Biggest bloom: World's largest flower...

Biggest bloom: World's largest flower...

Asia-Pacific

Fri, Jan 3 2020

The parasitic bloom, sometimes referred to as corpse flower, mimics the stench of rotting meat to attract...

Taiwan leader rejects China's offer...

Taiwan leader rejects China's offer...

Asia-Pacific

Wed, Jan 1 2020

Taiwan's parliament passed an anti-infiltration law on Tuesday to combat perceived threats from...

Hong Kong gears up for New Year countdown...

Hong Kong gears up for New Year countdown...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Dec 31 2019

Police will deploy more than 6,000 officers to deal with potential unrest over the New Year's...

Japan's Abe urges Hong Kong freedoms...

Japan's Abe urges Hong Kong freedoms...

Asia-Pacific

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Abe met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing ahead of flying to the south-western city of Chengdu...