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China passes controversial Hong Kong...

China passes controversial Hong Kong...

East Asia

Tue, Jun 30 2020

The legislation pushes Beijing further along a collision course with the United States, Britain and other...

Chinese coronavirus vaccine approved...

Chinese coronavirus vaccine approved...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

More than half of 17 candidate vaccines identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) that are in...

China forces birth control to suppress...

China forces birth control to suppress...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

The campaign over the past four years in the far west region of Xinjiang is leading to what some experts...

Fighting in Taiwan parliament after...

Fighting in Taiwan parliament after...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Taiwan is a rambunctious democracy and fights and protests inside the parliament building are not...

China to restrict visas for some Americans...

China to restrict visas for some Americans...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

On Friday, US President Donald Trump's administration said it was restricting US visas for a number...

12 killed as rainstorms batter southern...

12 killed as rainstorms batter southern...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Ten others were missing and more than 7,000 had been evacuated from their homes

Poll: Half of Tokyo residents oppose...

Poll: Half of Tokyo residents oppose...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

The survey carried out by two Japanese news organizations is only a single data point, but comes after...

Death and despair: Rescued Rohingyas...

Death and despair: Rescued Rohingyas...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 28 2020

About 1,400 Rohingyas have been stranded at sea this year -- and at least 130 of those have died, according...

US Senate backs bill to punish China...

US Senate backs bill to punish China...

East Asia

Fri, Jun 26 2020

Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen, a lead sponsor, said in the Senate the legislation would send a...

Amid pandemic, SE Asian nations warn...

Amid pandemic, SE Asian nations warn...

World

Fri, Jun 26 2020

'Even as our region struggles to contain Covid-19, alarming incidents in the South China Sea...

Poll: Support dips for Hong Kong democracy...

Poll: Support dips for Hong Kong democracy...

East Asia

Fri, Jun 26 2020

Pro-democracy labour unions and a student group last week failed to garner enough support to hold strikes...

Satellite images show new Chinese structures...

Satellite images show new Chinese structures...

East Asia

Thu, Jun 25 2020

The pictures shot on Monday by US-based space technology firm Maxar Technologies show what appear to...

Divided Koreas mark 70 years since war...

Divided Koreas mark 70 years since war...

East Asia

Thu, Jun 25 2020

'Several decades have passed, but the danger of war has never left this soil'

Beijing officials declare outbreak 'under...

Beijing officials declare outbreak 'under...

East Asia

Thu, Jun 25 2020

The city announced seven new cases on Wednesday, with the rate of infection slowing since the start of...

Japan confirms scrapping US missile...

Japan confirms scrapping US missile...

East Asia

Thu, Jun 25 2020

The government had originally guaranteed that interceptor missile gear would not land in residential...

Climate scientists: Siberian heat wave...

Climate scientists: Siberian heat wave...

East Asia

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Scientists have known climate change is causing the Arctic to warm twice as quickly as the rest of the...

North Korea's Kim suspends military...

North Korea's Kim suspends military...

East Asia

Wed, Jun 24 2020

The North also began removing loudspeakers on Wednesday from border areas, which they had started setting...

China puts final satellite into orbit...

China puts final satellite into orbit...

East Asia

Tue, Jun 23 2020

The idea to develop Beidou, or the Big Dipper in Chinese, took shape in the 1990s as China's military...

Hong Kong leader reassures on national...

Hong Kong leader reassures on national...

East Asia

Tue, Jun 23 2020

Lam said that, as chief executive, she would instead appoint a panel of judges for all courts based on...

Fugaku, Japan's new supercomputer, ranked...

Fugaku, Japan's new supercomputer, ranked...

East Asia

Tue, Jun 23 2020

Fugaku was jointly developed by Riken and the firm Fujitsu and has a speed of roughly 415.53 petaflops...

Trump says held off on Xinjiang sanctions...

Trump says held off on Xinjiang sanctions...

East Asia

Mon, Jun 22 2020

Activists say China has rounded up at least one million Uighurs and other Turkic peoples and is trying...