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Covid returns to China's Wuhan as global...

Covid returns to China's Wuhan

East Asia

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Wuhan, the city of 11 million is ‘swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents,’...

Japan government starts to ‘name and...

Japan starts to ‘name and shame’ quarantine...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 3 2021

Japan has asked all travellers from abroad, including its own citizens, to self-quarantine for two...

Death toll in China floods rises to...

Death toll in China floods rises to...

East Asia

Mon, Aug 2 2021

Heavy downpours that began July 17 affected almost 13 million people

Chinese cities test millions as virus...

Chinese cities test millions as virus...

East Asia

Mon, Aug 2 2021

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 4.22 million people since the outbreak emerged in China in...

Japan declares state of emergency till...

Japan declares state of emergency till...

East Asia

Sat, Jul 31 2021

The Japan government also decided to focus on administering vaccines to people in the younger...

2 more parts of China report Covid...

2 more parts of China report Covid...

East Asia

Sat, Jul 31 2021

New outbreak driven by the fast-spreading Delta variant of coronavirus

Japan to expand state of emergency as...

Japan to expand state of emergency

East Asia

Fri, Jul 30 2021

Tokyo announced a record 3,865 daily infections on Thursday, up from 3,177 a day earlier

Death toll from Henan floods rises to...

Death toll from China floods rises to...

East Asia

Tue, Jul 27 2021

Images of passengers inundated by shoulder-height water went viral on Chinese social media

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting...

Storm nears Japan, halting Tokyo...

East Asia

Tue, Jul 27 2021

Olympic organisers have rescheduled rowing and archery over concerns about high winds from Tropical Storm...

Typhoon In-Fa drenches eastern...

Typhoon In-Fa drenches eastern...

East Asia

Sun, Jul 25 2021

The country is still reeling from record flooding that killed at least 63

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes rare...

China's Xi makes rare Tibet trip

East Asia

Fri, Jul 23 2021

First official visit by a Chinese leader to the politically troubled region in more three...

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony starts...

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony starts...

East Asia

Fri, Jul 23 2021

Organizers have put strict virus measures in place, banning overseas fans for the first time ever, and...

China orders immediate review of subway...

China orders immediate review of subway...

East Asia

Thu, Jul 22 2021

Some 25 people have died in central Henan province, including the 12 trapped in the subway

Three former Apple Daily editors booked...

Three ex-Apple Daily editors...

East Asia

Wed, Jul 21 2021

Apple Daily, an unapologetic backer of the democracy movement, put out its last edition late last month...

25 die in China landslides, floods after...

25 dead in China record rains

East Asia

Wed, Jul 21 2021

Around 200,000 residents were evacuated in Zhengzhou

Central Chinese province swamped after...

Chinese province swamped after heaviest...

East Asia

Wed, Jul 21 2021

The lives of millions of people in Henan have been upended in an unusually active rainy season that has...

Japan landslide death toll hits 15

Japan landslide toll now 15

World

Sun, Jul 18 2021

Fourteen people remain unaccounted for

Hong Kong journalists concerned over...

Hong Kong journos wary of free...

East Asia

Thu, Jul 15 2021

Over 700 journalists their jobs with Lai and multiple Apple Daily executives behind bars, charged with...

Turkey, China discuss Uighurs in phone...

Turkey, China discuss Uighurs in phone...

East Asia

Wed, Jul 14 2021

Turkish President stressed that it is important to Turkey that Uighur Muslims live in peace as ‘equal...

Final death toll in China hotel collapse...

China hotel collapse final toll 17

East Asia

Wed, Jul 14 2021

Six others earlier rescued from the rubble of the Siji Kaiyuan hotel were in stable condition

Chinese man reunites with abducted son...

Chinese man finds his son after 24-year...

East Asia

Tue, Jul 13 2021

He travelled in more than 20 provinces spanning over 500,000km on a motorbike and helped at least seven...