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As coronavirus infections mount, Japan...

As coronavirus infections mount, Japan...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 18 2020

The decision to expand testing came as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week expanded a state of emergency,...

China denies cover-up in coronavirus...

China denies cover-up in coronavirus...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 17 2020

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and French President Emmanuel Macron also expressed doubts about...

China coronavirus epicentre Wuhan raises...

China coronavirus epicentre Wuhan raises...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 17 2020

That brings the total number of deaths in the city to 3,869

Gangnam smile: North Korean defector...

Gangnam smile: North Korean defector...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 16 2020

Thae, who had worked in South Korea as a foreign policy expert before launching a bid for parliament...

Lockdown lifted, Wuhan's residence committees...

Lockdown lifted, Wuhan's residence committees...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 16 2020

While the city has reopened shopping malls and allowed companies to resume work, residential committees...

Chinese ship seen moving south near...

Chinese ship seen moving south near...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 16 2020

The ship appeared to have started a survey in waters 352 kilometres (218 miles) off the coasts of Brunei...

Kim Jong Un tribute absence sparks...

Kim Jong Un tribute absence sparks...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 16 2020

Kim's absence from any official reports on this year's commemorations led analysts to speculate...

Wuhan's 'wet markets' struggle after...

Wuhan's 'wet markets' struggle after...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 16 2020

The government has since banned the sale of wildlife for food, but the reopening of markets has drawn...

Low-key celebrations for North Korea's...

Low-key celebrations for North Korea's...

Coronavirus

Wed, Apr 15 2020

They came in much smaller groups than the sometimes hundreds-strong detachments of workers or soldiers...

South Koreans head to polls despite...

South Koreans head to polls despite...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 15 2020

Special polling stations were set up at eight central quarantine facilities at the weekend to enable...

China approves trials for 2 more coronavirus...

China approves trials for 2 more coronavirus...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 14 2020

China now has three different clinical trials for three possible coronavirus vaccines in the works

North Korea fires multiple suspected...

North Korea fires multiple suspected...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 14 2020

The North's arsenal includes intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) capable of reaching the...

Sexual assault case in China sparks...

Sexual assault case in China sparks...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 13 2020

A 20-year-old university student surnamed Wang questioned the lack of emphasis on sexual education in...

S Korea reports more recovered coronavirus...

S Korea reports more recovered coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 13 2020

The virus may have been reactivated rather than the patients being re-infected

Hong Kong residents flout Covid-19 rules...

Hong Kong residents flout Covid-19 rules...

East Asia

Sun, Apr 12 2020

Hong Kong has recorded 1,005 cases of Covid-19, which has killed four people in the city

Taiwan, WHO spar again over coronavirus...

Taiwan, WHO spar again over coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 11 2020

Last month, Taiwan said it had received no reply from the WHO to a December 31 query for information...

China reports rise in coronavirus cases,...

China reports rise in coronavirus cases,...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 11 2020

'At present, from the hospital perspective, our understanding of the virus is still very...

Asia cracks down on Covid-19 'fake...

Asia cracks down on Covid-19 'fake...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

At least 266 people have been arrested for posting coronavirus-related information in 10 Asian...

S Korea reports recovered Covid-19 patients...

S Korea reports recovered Covid-19 patients...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

Nearly 7,000 South Koreans have been reported as recovered from Covid-19, the disease caused by the new...

Kim Jong oversees military drill ahead...

Kim Jong oversees military drill ahead...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 10 2020

The drill was held 'to further fortify the country's defence capabilities,' state news agency...

Chinese company, university and GSK...

Another effort on to find coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 9 2020

'In combination with adjuvant system AS03, the recombinant protein-based vaccine candidate is expected...