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Hong Kong braces for protests over Christmas...

Hong Kong braces for protests over Christmas...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 23 2019

Protests in Hong Kong are now in their seventh month, albeit in a relative lull compared to the scale...

11 dead, 300 treated after drinking...

11 dead, 300 treated after drinking...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 23 2019

All had consumed lambanog, a drink popular in provinces and consumed widely during holidays and...

Muslim nations consider gold, barter...

Muslim nations consider gold, barter...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 21 2019

Without naming any country, Mahathir said there was concern that Muslims in non-Muslim countries were...

Hong Kong police arrest man after shooting...

Hong Kong police arrest man after shooting...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 21 2019

The man was subdued by police after he’d fired a shot in the northern Tai Po district

N Korea warns US could pay dearly for...

N Korea warns US could pay dearly for...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 21 2019

State news agency KCNA issued the statement, which was attributed to a foreign ministry spokesperson...

Backlash against migrant workers in...

Backlash against migrant workers in...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 18 2019

Most people in the three nations Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand have limited knowledge about and increasingly...

Muslim leaders gather in Malaysia for...

Muslim leaders gather in Malaysia for...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 18 2019

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, who along with Mahathir and Erdogan had been a prime mover...

14 miners dead after China mine...

14 miners dead after China mine...

World

Tue, Dec 17 2019

Two people were still trapped underground after the blast at Gaunglong coal mine 

Malaysia PM suggests he could stay in...

Malaysia PM suggests he could stay in...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 14 2019

Mahathir, 94, did not say when he intended to leave office

Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing...

Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 14 2019

Hong Kong has been convulsed by daily and often violent protests for the last six months

US warns N Korea of consequences of...

US warns N Korea of consequences of...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Dec 12 2019

North Korea has warned of a New Year's surprise if the United States does not come up with concessions...

Malaysian police to quiz Anwar over...

Malaysian police to quiz Anwar over...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 11 2019

Anwar has vehemently denied the claims by his former research assistant Muhammed Yusoff Rawther, who...

Hong Kongers await Beijing olive branch...

Hong Kongers await Beijing olive branch...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Dec 10 2019

Monday marks the sixth month anniversary of a movement that has upended the semi-autonomous Chinese hub's...

Trump warns Kim has 'everything' to...

Trump warns Kim has 'everything' to...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 9 2019

On Saturday, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in spoke by phone with Trump and agreed to maintain...

Police: Peaceful Hong Kong march marred...

Police: Peaceful Hong Kong march marred...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 9 2019

The event was generally peaceful, acts of breaching public peace happened afterwards

Malaysia's ruling party makes fresh...

Malaysia's ruling party makes fresh...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 8 2019

Mahathir, elected to power in May 2018, had promised to hand over the reins to Anwar, 72, soon after...

Hong Kong gears up for mass rally as...

Hong Kong gears up for mass rally as...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Dec 8 2019

Activists will march from Victoria Park to Chater Road near the heart of the financial hub

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises...

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 4 2019

An average of 20 typhoons annually hit the Philippines, an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands

Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan...

Protests send Hong Kongers to Taiwan...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 2 2019

Taiwan has long attracted Hong Kongers seeking an alternative to their city's frenetic pace and sky-high...

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore...

Facebook posts corrected under Singapore...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 29 2019

Rights groups have raised concerns the fake news law could be used to stifle free speech and chill dissent...

Thailand's 'floating' crosswalk makes...

Thailand's 'floating' crosswalk makes...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The zebra crossing outside the main entrance to Wat Bueng Thong Lang school on the outskirts of Bangkok,...