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US soldier infected as S Korea coronavirus...

US soldier infected as S Korea coronavirus...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 26 2020

The soldier was in self-quarantine at his home outside the base, according to a statement by United States...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at...

East Asia

Tue, Feb 25 2020

Chitetsu Watanabe, who was born on March 5, 1907

Coronavirus: Latest developments...

Coronavirus: Latest developments...

East Asia

Mon, Feb 24 2020

Mainland China's official death toll hits 2,592, with more than 77,000 people now reported...

Malaysia's political manoeuvring after...

Malaysia's political manoeuvring after...

East Asia

Mon, Feb 24 2020

The king accepted Mahathir's resignation but appointed him interim prime minister

S Korea raises disease alert to top...

S Korea raises disease alert to top...

East Asia

Sun, Feb 23 2020

The Korea Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (KCDC) said the number of infections jumped...

S Korea reports surge in virus cases,...

S Korea reports surge in virus cases,...

East Asia

Sat, Feb 22 2020

The national toll of 433 is the highest outside China apart from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in...

Mission impossible for disabled Hong...

Mission impossible for disabled Hong...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 19 2020

Public hospitals have stopped supplying masks to visiting patients to save vital equipment for staff...

Hong Kong reports second coronavirus...

Hong Kong reports second coronavirus...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 19 2020

In mainland China, where the virus first emerged, more than 2,000 people have been killed and 74,000...

Infographic: Covid-19 cases surpass...

Infographic: Covid-19 cases surpass...

East Asia

Mon, Feb 17 2020

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 71,000 people globally, as WHO specialists...

Imran: Pakistan no longer a militant...

Imran: Pakistan no longer a militant...

East Asia

Mon, Feb 17 2020

Khan's comments come as the US and the Taliban appear on the brink of a deal that would see US forces...

Taiwan confirms first coronavirus...

Taiwan confirms first coronavirus...

East Asia

Sun, Feb 16 2020

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said during a news conference on Sunday that the deceased person was...

Infographic: What we know about the...

Infographic: What we know about the...

East Asia

Sun, Feb 16 2020

Scientists and researchers around the world are racing to understand the deadly new coronavirus that...

US renews pressure on China to join...

US renews pressure on China to join...

East Asia

Sat, Feb 15 2020

The nuclear arsenals of the United States and Russia dwarf that of China. But Beijing's military...

Hundreds march in HK against potential...

Hundreds march in HK against potential...

East Asia

Sat, Feb 15 2020

Some buildings in those neighbourhoods had been designated as potential quarantine sites

Indian couple jailed in Singapore for...

Indian couple jailed in Singapore for...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 12 2020

The two Indian nationals were given a prison term of five years and six months each after they were found...

'Chinese military aircraft cross into...

'Chinese military aircraft cross into...

East Asia

Mon, Feb 10 2020

Taiwan's defence ministry said Chinese H-6 bomber and accompanying aircraft briefly crossed over...

Infographic: Scientists think new coronavirus...

Infographic: Scientists think new coronavirus...

East Asia

Sat, Feb 8 2020

The new coronavirus first identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan is similar to the one that caused severe...

Xi discusses coronavirus with

Xi discusses coronavirus with

East Asia

Fri, Feb 7 2020

The viral outbreak, which is believed to have originated in central China late last year, has now infected...

In sickness and in health: Mass wedding...

In sickness and in health: Mass wedding...

East Asia

Fri, Feb 7 2020

Nearly 6,000 identical-dressed couples from 64 countries - many of whom met for the first time in recent...

Hero doctor who warned about outbreak...

Hero doctor who warned about outbreak...

East Asia

Thu, Feb 6 2020

Li Wenliang, 34, who was working as an ophthalmologist at Wuhan Central Hospital when the virus broke...

Infographic: Global coronavirus cases...

Infographic: Global coronavirus cases...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 5 2020

The viral outbreak that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan has killed more than 400 people and infected...