• Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021
  • Last Update : 11:14 am
In climate pledge, Xi says China will...

Xi: China won't build new coal-fired...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

Experts welcome Xi Jinping’s announcement at the UN as hugely influential, but concerns remain...

Evergrande to make domestic bond coupon...

Evergrande to make domestic bond coupon...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

Both bonds would default if Evergrande fails to settle the interest within 30 days of the scheduled payment...

Japan lifts Covid travel ban on Bangladesh,...

Japan lifts travel ban on...

East Asia

Sun, Sep 19 2021

The entry ban was imposed in June as part of Japan’s quarantine measures on all foreign nationals...

Taiwan threatens to take China to WTO...

Taiwan threatens to take China to...

World

Sun, Sep 19 2021

Taipei has requested Beijing to resolve the issue under their existing bilateral framework by September...

Hong Kong's first 'patriots-only' election...

Hong Kong ‘patriots-only’ election...

East Asia

Sun, Sep 19 2021

The objective of improving the electoral system is to ensure patriots administer Hong Kong

Japan PM candidates differ on same-sex,...

Japan PM aspirants differ on same-sex,...

East Asia

Sat, Sep 18 2021

The four candidates will line up for another televised debate on Saturday

Chinese scammers enslave jobless teachers,...

Chinese scammers enslave helpless poeple...

World

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Victims, mainly from Africa and Asia, ordered to create fake profiles on Tinder, WhatsApp and Facebook...

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after...

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after...

World

Fri, Sep 17 2021

The crew spent 90 days on Tiangong, conducting spacewalks and scientific experiments 

Putin: Moscow, Beijing-led group should...

Putin wants bloc to influence...

World

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Moscow has been cautiously optimistic on the Taliban since it came to power last month after a series...

37 years after its release, Japan message...

37-year-old message found in

World

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Members of a Japanese natural science club released 750 bottles, containing contained messages in English,...

Analysis: Investors brace for a great...

Investors brace for a great fall in...

East Asia

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Major US financial firms are due to meet with officials from China's central bank and its banking...

N Korea tests rail-borne missile...

N Korea tests rail-borne missile...

East Asia

Thu, Sep 16 2021

On Wednesday, South Korean and Japanese authorities said they had detected the launch of two ballistic...

China fully vaccinates over 1bn...

China fully vaccinates over 1bn...

East Asia

Thu, Sep 16 2021

China is currently battling an outbreak of the Delta variant in the south-eastern province of

UK, US, Australia launch Indo-Pacific...

UK, US, Australia seal pact to 'counter'...

Oceania

Thu, Sep 16 2021

China's US embassy said that countries "should not build exclusionary blocs targeting or harming...

Hong Kong steps up pressure on city's...

Hong Kong main press group under...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 15 2021

The media industry has seen profound changes since Beijing imposed the security law last year

BTS given diplomatic passports for UN...

BTS cleared for UN session

World

Wed, Sep 15 2021

They are credited with generating billions for the South Korean economy

Nine Hong Kong activists jailed for...

Nine Hong Kongers jailed over Tiananmen...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 15 2021

The sentencing came one week after leaders of the group behind the annual vigil were separately accused...

Chinese court rules against #MeToo...

Chinese court rules against #MeToo...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 15 2021

Insufficient evidence to prove sexual harassment

Biden denies China's Xi turned down...

Biden denies China's Xi turned down...

World

Wed, Sep 15 2021

The Financial Times cited multiple people briefed on a call between the two leaders as saying Xi did...

Covid-19 cases in southeast China more...

Delta surges in southeast China

World

Tue, Sep 14 2021

New local Covid infections, including the Delta variant,  more than doubled in China's southeastern...

Singapore dissenting news site suspended,...

Singapore news site suspended

East Asia

Tue, Sep 14 2021

The city-state's media regulator said it had suspended the company's licence to operate its websites...