• Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
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Strongest typhoon in quarter century...

Strongest typhoon in quarter century...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged people to ‘evacuate early’ and ordered his government to...

Dozens of Myanmar civil society groups...

Civil society groups condemn Reuters...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were investigating the killing of villagers from the Rohingya Muslim minority...

Japan claims China escalating military...

Japan claims China escalating military...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 3 2018

Japanese businesses have also voiced desire for closer ties with China to boost trade

China's 'Silk Road' project runs into...

China's 'Silk Road' project runs into...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 3 2018

Sri Lanka has already paid a heavy price for being highly indebted to China

South Korean envoy to fly to North for...

South Korean envoy to fly to North for...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 2 2018

Moon and Kim have met face-to-face twice now, the first during a historic summit at the border truce...

News analysis: A secular backlash against...

News analysis: A secular backlash against...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 2 2018

The shift in favour of secular politics comes after President Widodo’s controversial use of economic...

Analysts: North Korea preparing toned-down...

Analysts: North Korea preparing toned-down...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 1 2018

Analysts said that short-range ballistic missile is based on the Russian Iskander missile but also shares...

China rebukes US lawmakers for Xinjiang...

China rebukes US lawmakers for Xinjiang...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 30 2018

China has denied allegations that one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in...

Scrapping China's two-child policy boosts...

Scrapping China's two-child policy boosts...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 29 2018

The world's most populous nation appears to be setting the stage to end its policy of determining...

China denies planning military base...

China denies planning military base...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 29 2018

The South China Morning Post, citing unidentified sources with ties to the Chinese military, said China...

Top Philippine court asked to halt Duterte's...

Top Philippine court asked to halt Duterte's...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 28 2018

Duterte in March gave notice he was pulling out of the agreement, saying the ICC's examination of...

Cambodia frees 14 opposition...

Cambodia frees 14 opposition...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 28 2018

The 14 released Tuesday from were pardoned by the Cambodian king for convictions that carried between...

China may scrap limit on number of...

China may scrap limit on number of...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 28 2018

The draft code would go to a vote at the rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress,...

China's Didi suspends carpool service...

China's Didi suspends service after...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Aug 26 2018

The announcement came a day after the company admitted it bore 'responsibility' for the crime,...

At least 18 dead in China hotel...

At least 18 dead in China hotel...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 25 2018

Hotel fires are common in China, where fire security regulations are routinely neglected

Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches...

Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 24 2018

Many victims were killed by falling debris as the tremors rippled across the island, causing widespread...

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok...

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Video images from an evacuation camp in Lombok showed children and adults taking cover inside makeshift...

Mahathir calls for China's help with...

Mahathir calls for China's help with...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 20 2018

Last week Mahathir had said he would try to cancel or modify the previous administration's agreements...

China envoy: No accurate figure on Uighurs...

China envoy: No accurate figure on Uighurs...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 20 2018

It is not possible to independently verify the number of Uighurs in Syria, or Iraq

North Korea urges Trump to be bold on...

North Korea urges Trump to be bold on...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 18 2018

When Kim met South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April for their first summit, they agreed to push...

Chinese President Xi to visit North...

Chinese President Xi to visit North...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 18 2018

It will be the Chinese leader’s first visit to the North Korean capital since he took power in...