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Signs of life at 'no-man's land' around...

Signs of life at 'no-man's land' around...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jan 21 2020

The island site was buried by massive deposits of ash when Taal erupted last week and remains under a...

New strain of Coronavirus spreads in...

New strain of Coronavirus spreads in...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The total number of people diagnosed with the virus rose to 218, as Shanghai confirmed its first case...

China reports 17 new cases of mystery...

China reports 17 new cases of mystery...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jan 19 2020

The virus has now infected 62 people in Wuhan, city authorities said, with eight in a severe...

Hong Kong leader says financial hub's...

Hong Kong leader says financial hub's...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jan 13 2020

Protests in Hong Kong escalated in June last year over a now-withdrawn bill which would have allowed...

China says will not change position...

China says will not change position...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jan 12 2020

While China says Taiwan is its territory, Taiwan maintains it is an independent country

Taiwan votes in election closely watched...

Taiwan votes in election closely watched...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Jan 11 2020

China and the Hong Kong unrest have become major elements in the election as China has ramped up efforts...

Malaysia ex-PM 'sought Abu Dhabi royal's...

Malaysia ex-PM 'sought Abu Dhabi royal's...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 8 2020

The allegations contributed to ex-prime minister Najib's shock 2018 election loss, and he has since...

'Return to right path' Beijing's new...

'Return to right path' Beijing's new...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jan 6 2020

‘Everyone earnestly hopes that Hong Kong can return to the right path’

Indonesia braces for more downpours...

Indonesia braces for more downpours...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jan 6 2020

Whole neighborhoods in the capital - a megalopolis home to around 30 million people - were submerged...

Dozens arrested after Hong Kong protest...

Dozens arrested after Hong Kong protest...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jan 5 2020

Locals say it pushes up prices, overcrowds neighbourhoods and adds to growing tensions between Hong Kong...

Indonesia flood rescuers hunt for missing...

Indonesia flood rescuers hunt for missing...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jan 3 2020

Jakarta is regularly hit by floods during the rainy season, which started in late November

Singapore opposition party says it is...

Singapore opposition party says it is...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Jan 2 2020

It marks the first time such a case could head to court since the law came into effect in October

Police, protesters clash during Hong...

Police, protesters clash during Hong...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 1 2020

Thousands of people linked arms to form human chains that stretched for miles along busy shopping streets...

9 killed in floods in Indonesia's...

9 killed in floods in Indonesia's...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 1 2020

City authorities have in the last few years sought to improve low-lying Jakarta’s vulnerability...

Death toll from Philippines typhoon...

Death toll from Philippines typhoon...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Dec 31 2019

At least 80,000 remain in emergency shelters and might have to stay until the New Year, given the scale...

Philippines Christmas typhoon death...

Philippines Christmas typhoon death...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 29 2019

The government estimated that the storm has caused damage to agriculture and infrastructure worth $21...

N Korea's Kim holds top party meeting...

N Korea's Kim holds top party meeting...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 29 2019

The plenary session follows widespread speculation that Pyongyang is preparing to test an intercontinental...

Typhoon Phanfone: Death toll reaches...

Typhoon Phanfone: Death toll reaches...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Dec 27 2019

There was widespread travel disruption with 115 flights cancelled, and thousands of people stranded by...

Asia remembers tsunami that killed...

Asia remembers tsunami that killed...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Dec 26 2019

Memorials were scheduled in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where entire villages were flattened and...

Typhoon Phanfone kills 16 in...

Typhoon Phanfone kills 16 in...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Dec 26 2019

The Philippines is the first major landmass facing the Pacific typhoon belt, and is hit by an average...

27 dead in Indonesia bus plunge

27 dead in Indonesia bus plunge

Asia Pacific

Tue, Dec 24 2019

Police and rescuers were scouring the river and the nearby slopes to look for victims