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Hong Kong protesters face crucial weekend...

Hong Kong protesters face crucial weekend...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 17 2019

Chinese state media have put out images of military personnel and armoured personnel carriers across...

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as...

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as...

East Asia

Thu, Aug 15 2019

Authorities warned the total rainfall in some areas could surpass 1,000 mm in 24 hours to Friday...

Hong Kong airport reopens amid warnings...

Hong Kong airport reopens amid warnings...

East Asia

Wed, Aug 14 2019

About 30 protesters remained at the airport early on Wednesday while workers scrubbed it clean of blood...

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima...

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Typhoon Lekima made landfall early on Saturday in China’s Zhejiang province, with winds gusting...

Protesters trigger second day of Hong...

Protesters trigger second day of Hong...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Some travellers voiced sympathy with the protesters

Hong Kong airport shut down amid sit-in...

Hong Kong airport shut down amid sit-in...

East Asia

Mon, Aug 12 2019

The increasingly violent protests have plunged the Chinese-ruled territory into its most serious crisis...

Trump: Kim apologized for missile tests,...

Trump: Kim apologized for missile tests,...

North America

Sun, Aug 11 2019

Trump and Kim have met twice since their first summit in Singapore last year but little progress has...

Hong Kong protesters defy police with...

Hong Kong protesters defy police with...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 10 2019

One group of protesters wearing their movement's signature black and armed with helmets and gas masks...

Typhoon in eastern China causes landslide,...

Typhoon in eastern China causes landslide,...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 10 2019

High winds and heavy rains battered the financial hub of Shanghai on Saturday afternoon

North Korea's 2 short-range missiles...

North Korea's 2 short-range missiles...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 10 2019

More missile launches are highly probable, as the North Korean military is conducting its own summer...

China issues 'red alert' as super typhoon...

China issues 'red alert' as super typhoon...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 9 2019

Taiwan has already cancelled flights and ordered markets and schools to close on Friday

Hong Kongers harness traffic cones,...

Hong Kongers harness traffic cones,...

East Asia

Thu, Aug 8 2019

Police have ramped up their use of the crowd control measure as two months of rallies in the global financial...

Chinese police drill video raises Hong...

Chinese police drill video raises Hong...

East Asia

Wed, Aug 7 2019

The footage showed squads of police facing down 'protesters' dressed in construction hats and...

Philippines declares national dengue...

Philippines declares national dengue...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 6 2019

Health Secretary Francisco Duque announced in a news conference that 622 people had so far died of...

China warns Hong Kong protesters not...

China warns Hong Kong protesters not...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 6 2019

Hong Kong has suffered weeks of sometimes violent protests that began with opposition to a now-suspended...

Clashes, travel chaos in Hong Kong as...

Clashes, travel chaos in Hong Kong as...

East Asia

Mon, Aug 5 2019

In a rare public appearance since the crisis began, chief executive Carrie Lam warned protesters she...

Second night of tear gas as Hong Kong...

Second night of tear gas as Hong Kong...

East Asia

Sun, Aug 4 2019

In the latest unrest, police fired brief volleys of tear gas at protesters who were approaching their...

Shops shut, traffic blocked as protests...

Shops shut, traffic blocked as protests...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

Tens of thousands marched through the crowded Mong Kok district in the afternoon, with many then dispersing...

Tsunami warning after strong quake off...

Tsunami warning after strong quake off...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 2 2019

The Indonesian geophysics agency issued a tsunami warning after the quake of magnitude 7 and hit at a...

Police arrest 8 as Hong Kong gears up...

Police arrest 8 as Hong Kong gears up...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 2 2019

All eight were remanded in custody while investigations continued

North Korea conducts 3rd weapons test...

North Korea conducts 3rd weapons test...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 2 2019

US President Donald Trump, who has been hoping to revive the stalled talks with North Korea, played down...