• Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
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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...

N Korea leader lambasts 'brigandish'...

N Korea leader lambasts 'brigandish'...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 17 2018

N Korea has criticized Washington for its ‘gangster-like’ demands for complete, verifiable...

US hits Chinese, Russian firms over...

US hits Chinese, Russian firms over...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 16 2018

The United States has been pressuring North Korea via sanctions to give up its nuclear weapons...

Tonga PM fears asset seizures as Pacific...

Tonga PM fears asset seizures as Pacific...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 16 2018

Regional leaders are due to gather at a Pacific Islands Forum early next month in the island nation of...

Malaysian parliament throws out law...

Malaysian parliament throws out law...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 16 2018

Rights groups welcomed the move

Billions hinge on Malaysia Mahathir's...

Billions hinge on Malaysia Mahathir's...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 15 2018

Mahathir has courted Japan in recent weeks, announcing plans for a big yen-denominated loan when he visited...

China denies internment of 1 million...

China denies internment of 1 million...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 13 2018

China has stepped up a crackdown in Xinjiang against what it calls Islamic extremism and separatist elements...

North, South Korea agree on third...

North, South Korea agree on third...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The two Koreas held a fresh round of talks at the DMZ on Monday to discuss the third summit, led by the...

Indonesia quake death toll tops 400...

Indonesia quake death toll tops

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake on August 5 levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses...

Red Cross warns of food crisis in North...

Red Cross warns of food crisis in North...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 11 2018

Drought and floods have long been a seasonal threat in North Korea, which lacks irrigation systems and...

UN: China holds million Uighurs in secret...

UN: China holds million Uighurs in secret...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 11 2018

The US mission to the United Nations said on Twitter that it was deeply troubled by reports of an ongoing...

Heatwave prompts public slumber party...

Heatwave prompts public slumber party...

D2

Thu, Aug 9 2018

A Shanghai street accommodated over 100 locals to “cool down” from a temperature of 35 degrees...

UN chief sounds nuclear warning to mark...

UN chief sounds nuclear warning to mark...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Mayor of Nagasaki Tomihisa Taue also issued a passionate call for denuclearization