• Thursday, Feb 25, 2021
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HRW: China targets Uighurs with more...

HRW: China targets Uighurs with more...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 24 2021

Human Rights Watch said criminal sentences in the Xinjiang region had spiked between 2017 and 2019 during...

N Korean defector undetected for hours...

N Korean defector undetected for hours...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 24 2021

The military acknowledged troops had ‘failed to abide by due procedures’ and vowed to strengthen...

Chinese court orders man to pay ex-wife...

Chinese court orders man to pay ex-wife...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 24 2021

Under the country's new civil code, which came into effect this year, divorcing spouses have the...

Canadian MPs say China's treatment of...

Canadian MPs: China's treatment of Uighurs...

East Asia

Tue, Feb 23 2021

Beijing hit back on Tuesday, saying the motion had 'disregarded facts and common sense' and 'deliberately...

UN World Food Program warns could suspend...

UN World Food Program warns could suspend...

East Asia

Tue, Feb 23 2021

World Food Program said the North's self-imposed coronavirus isolation was posing new problems for...

Chinese official outlines plan to ensure...

Chinese official outlines plan to ensure...

East Asia

Mon, Feb 22 2021

Hong Kong has never been a democracy -- something that has fuelled protests and resentment towards...

Japan finds new Covid-19 variant, while...

Japan finds new Covid-19 variant

East Asia

Fri, Feb 19 2021

The new variant appears to have originated overseas but is different from other types that have been...

Nearly 5,000 Hong Kong citizens sign...

Nearly 5,000 HK citizens sign up for...

East Asia

Thu, Feb 18 2021

HK residents who hold a BNO passport will be allowed to live in the UK for five years and then apply...

$59 million Hong Kong flat sale sets...

$59 million Hong Kong flat sale sets...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 17 2021

The 3,378-square-foot penthouse at 21 Borrett Road, set a new benchmark for price per square foot at...

Japan starts vaccinations as new coronavirus...

Japan starts Covid-19 vaccinations

East Asia

Wed, Feb 17 2021

Inoculation launched at a Tokyo hospital, with plans to initially give Pfizer-BioNTech shots to 40,000...

Wife of North Korea's Kim makes first...

Kim Jong Un’s wife appears in public...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 17 2021

Ri appeared to have refrained from outside activities to head off coronavirus infections

North Korea tried to hack Pfizer for...

N Korea tried to hack Pfizer

East Asia

Tue, Feb 16 2021

Kim Jong Un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea has repeatedly insisted that the country has had no coronavirus...

Dozens injured in strong quake off Japan's...

Japan rocked by aftershock of deadly...

East Asia

Sun, Feb 14 2021

Japan's meteorological agency said on Saturday's quake, which hit at a depth of 60 kilometres...

Strong 7.1-quake rattles east Japan,...

Strong 7.1-quake rattles east Japan,...

East Asia

Sat, Feb 13 2021

Government reports said, around 950,000 homes lost power connection in the affected region

How Myanmar's military amassed its...

How Myanmar's military amassed its...

East Asia

Fri, Feb 12 2021

Much of the lucrative -- and largely unregulated -- jade and ruby trade is controlled by military-owned...

China's Mars probe sends back video...

China's Mars probe sends back video...

World

Fri, Feb 12 2021

Chinese scientists hope to land a 240-kilogram rover in May in Utopia, a massive impact basin on Mars....

Tears, guilt and hope for Hong Kongers...

Tears, guilt and hope for HK citizens...

East Asia

Thu, Feb 11 2021

Applications for British National (Overseas) passports -- the document Hong Kongers born before 1997...

China's Tianwen-1 probe successfully...

China's Tianwen-1 probe successfully...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 10 2021

The probe is one of three reaching Mars this month

South Korean dog has its Covid-19 test...

S Korean dog has its Covid-19 test...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 10 2021

The owner reported that the dog showed symptoms of fever and a runny nose after health authorities sent...

UN report: North Korea stole $300m in...

UN: N Korea stole $300m in crypto to...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 10 2021

Financial institutions and exchanges were hacked to generate revenue for Pyongyang's nuclear and...

South Korea launches Covid-19 tests...

South Korea launches Covid-19 tests...

East Asia

Tue, Feb 9 2021

Move comes a few weeks after the country reported its first case of infection in an animal