• Monday, Mar 08, 2021
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South Korea, US agree on troop

South Korea, US agree on troop

North America

Mon, Mar 8 2021

Washington stations 28,500 troops in the country to defend it from the nuclear-armed North, which invaded...

Tibet official urges China to start...

Tibet wants Brahmaputra dam construction...

East Asia

Mon, Mar 8 2021

The river flows for about 2,900km through Tibet, India and Bangladesh into the Bay of Bengal

Chinese FM defends Hong Kong reform...

Chinese FM defends Hong Kong reform...

East Asia

Sun, Mar 7 2021

This Legislation will allow China's communist rulers to vet all election candidates in Hong Kong...

Hong Kong reforms prevent 'dictatorship...

Hong Kong reforms prevent 'dictatorship...

East Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

The new legislation to allow China's communist rulers to vet all election candidates in Hong...

China's Xi calls for 'popularizing'...

China's Xi calls for 'popularizing'...

East Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

The region in China's far north borders the independent nation of Mongolia, with which it shares...

China confirms African swine flu outbreaks...

African swine flu breaks out in Sichuan,...

East Asia

Sat, Mar 6 2021

China also reported an outbreak earlier this week in the southwestern province of Yunnan

China moves to eliminate Hong Kong...

China moves to eliminate Hong Kong...

East Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

The new legislation to allow China's communist rulers to vet all election candidates in Hong...

China sets low bar for GDP growth, pledges...

China sets low bar for GDP growth, pledges...

East Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

While the low GDP target does not mean the government will rush to tighten policy, with many parts of...

China's parliament to delay Hong Kong...

China's parliament to delay Hong Kong...

East Asia

Fri, Mar 5 2021

China will 'resolutely guard against and deter' interference by external forces in Hong Kong's...

Photos show N Korea may be trying to...

Photos show N Korea may be trying to...

East Asia

Thu, Mar 4 2021

In 2018, a South Korean official told Parliament the North may have 20 bombs to as many as 60

The man who saves forgotten cats in...

The man who saves forgotten cats in...

East Asia

Thu, Mar 4 2021

The cats also gave him a reason to stay on land that has been owned by his family for three...

Uighur author tells of imprisonment...

Uighur author tells of imprisonment...

East Asia

Wed, Mar 3 2021

Chained by the ankles, she suffered from hunger and fear, and was forced to sit through a mock trial...

China counters Uighur criticism with...

China counters Uighur criticism with...

East Asia

Mon, Mar 1 2021

As allegations of human rights violations in Xinjiang mount, with a growing number of Western lawmakers...

Survey: Foreign journalists in China...

China sees rapid decline in press...

East Asia

Mon, Mar 1 2021

Journalists were also used as 'pawns' in China's diplomatic disputes

Thai protesters, police clash near base...

Thai protesters, police clash near base...

East Asia

Sun, Feb 28 2021

Protesters threw bottles at police and marched right up to a barricade of shipping containers and barbed...

China slams Dutch motion declaring genocide...

China slams Dutch motion declaring genocide...

East Asia

Fri, Feb 26 2021

The Dutch parliament passed the motion on Thursday that 'genocide is under way in China against the...

Japan wildfire rages for 5th day, more...

Japan wildfire rages for 5th day

East Asia

Fri, Feb 26 2021

No injuries have yet been reported, but the fire has scorched about 100 hectares so far and burnt down...

Xi boasts of Chinese 'miracle' in tackling...

Xi boasts of Chinese 'miracle' in tackling...

East Asia

Thu, Feb 25 2021

China last year claimed of lifting all of its people above a poverty line of $2.30 in daily income, which...

HRW: China targets Uighurs with more...

HRW: China targets Uighurs with more...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 24 2021

Human Rights Watch said criminal sentences in the Xinjiang region had spiked between 2017 and 2019 during...

N Korean defector undetected for hours...

N Korean defector undetected for hours...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 24 2021

The military acknowledged troops had ‘failed to abide by due procedures’ and vowed to strengthen...

Chinese court orders man to pay ex-wife...

Chinese court orders man to pay ex-wife...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 24 2021

Under the country's new civil code, which came into effect this year, divorcing spouses have the...