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Hong Kong to cull 6,000 pigs as first...

Hong Kong to cull 6,000 pigs as first...

East Asia

Sat, May 11 2019

After African swine fever spread across more than half of China's provinces last year, Hong Kong...

US escalates trade war amid negotiations,...

US escalates trade war amid negotiations,...

East Asia

Fri, May 10 2019

The Commerce Ministry said negotiations were continuing, and that it hopes the United States can meet...

Kim orders stronger strike power; US...

Kim orders stronger strike power; US...

East Asia

Fri, May 10 2019

im Jong Un's call for a 'full combat posture' follows the US seizure of a large North Korean...

North Korea fires missiles as US envoy...

N Korea fires unidentified...

East Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

The projectile was fired at about 0730 GMT from the northwest town of Sino-ri, in an easterly...

2 children killed in Japan after car...

2 children killed in Japan after car...

East Asia

Wed, May 8 2019

All of the children and two of their teachers were taken to hospital for treatment

Dozens of mosques, major shrines 'razed'...

Dozens of mosques, major shrines 'razed'...

East Asia

Wed, May 8 2019

The United Nations human rights panel said last year it has received credible reports that China is holding...

Analysts: Images show construction on...

Analysts: Images show construction on...

East Asia

Tue, May 7 2019

China has not formally confirmed it is building a third carrier, despite recent hints in state

Seoul: North Korea fires short-range...

Seoul: North Korea fires short-range...

East Asia

Sat, May 4 2019

The United States and North Korea have been at loggerheads since the collapse of a summit between Kim...

Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor...

Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor...

East Asia

Sat, May 4 2019

People queued for hours to see the new emperor and his family

Malaysia frees woman accused of killing...

Malaysia frees woman accused of killing...

East Asia

Fri, May 3 2019

Doan Thi Huong, 30, was charged along with an Indonesian woman with poisoning Kim Jong Nam by smearing...

In Pictures: Japan's new emperor ascends...

In Pictures: Japan's new emperor ascends...

East Asia

Wed, May 1 2019

It was the first time in more than 200 years that a member of the world's oldest royal family has...

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan...

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan...

World

Wed, May 1 2019

Naruhito, 59, technically succeeded his father just as Tuesday became Wednesday but his ascension to...

Japan brings in new era as Naruhito...

Japan brings in new era as Naruhito...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 30 2019

The 59-year-old Naruhito will formally take possession of the sacred imperial regalia at a solemn ceremony...

Two US Navy warships sail through strategic...

Two US Navy warships sail through strategic...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 29 2019

The two destroyers were identified as the William P Lawrence and Stethem

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets...

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets...

East Asia

Sun, Apr 28 2019

Opponents of the proposal fear further erosion of rights and legal protections in the free-wheeling financial...

US official: Trump, Abe confirm 'joint...

US official: Trump, Abe confirm 'joint...

North America

Sun, Apr 28 2019

They also confirmed a joint desire to see China cease militarization of disputed territories in the East...

Xi says to reject protectionism, open...

Xi says to reject protectionism, open...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 27 2019

 He made a new pitch for his cherished Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as he kicked off the last...

Two Koreas mark Moon-Kim summit anniversary...

Two Koreas mark Moon-Kim summit anniversary...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 27 2019

Kim Jong Un and President Moon Jae-in held their first meeting on April 27 last year

Xi Jinping: Belt and Road must be green,...

Xi Jinping: Belt and Road must be green,...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Xi launched the Belt and Road initiative in 2013

Kim to Putin: US acted in 'bad faith'...

Kim to Putin: US acted in 'bad faith'...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Kim and Putin met Thursday in the far eastern Russian port of Vladivostok for their first summit

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at...

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 25 2019

In brief statements before heading in to the talks, both leaders expressed their hopes for strengthening...