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China warns Hong Kong protesters against...

China warns Hong Kong protesters against...

East Asia

Wed, May 6 2020

Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse protesters last Friday after a largely peaceful public...

Asia coronavirus cases hit 250,000 but...

Asia coronavirus cases hit 250,000 but...

East Asia

Tue, May 5 2020

At 250,650, Asia now accounts for just 7% of global cases, compared with 40% for Europe and 34% for North...

Schools to reopen as virus fears ease...

Schools to reopen as virus fears ease...

East Asia

Mon, May 4 2020

Students have been taking online classes since April, but officials said schools will start reopening...

Japan extends coronavirus state of emergency...

Japan extends coronavirus state of emergency...

East Asia

Mon, May 4 2020

Japan's virus outbreak remains small compared with those seen in parts of Europe and the United States,...

Taiwan yet to get WHO meeting...

Taiwan yet to get WHO meeting...

East Asia

Mon, May 4 2020

Taiwan has reported far fewer cases of the new coronavirus than many of its neighbors, due to early and...

China mocks US coronavirus response...

China mocks US coronavirus response...

East Asia

Sat, May 2 2020

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was confident the coronavirus may have originated in a...

North Korea's Kim reappears after weeks...

Kim reappears after weeks of...

East Asia

Sat, May 2 2020

US President Donald Trump suggested earlier this week that Washington believed Kim to be alive and...

China's Hubei, where coronavirus began,...

China's Hubei, where coronavirus began,...

East Asia

Fri, May 1 2020

Hubei is the last province to lower its provincial emergency response level, a major milestone in China's...

US, China block UN resolution in spat...

US, China block UN resolution in spat...

North America

Fri, May 1 2020

The WHO's role in dealing with the pandemic has been vilified by US President Donald Trump

China's capital clamps down on single-use...

China's capital clamps down on single-use...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 30 2020

Residential waste in Beijing alone amounted to some 10 million tons last year

South Korea reports zero new domestic...

South Korea reports zero new domestic...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 30 2020

For a time it had the world's second-largest outbreak before the spread was brought under control...

China decries 'barefaced lies' over...

China decries 'barefaced lies' over...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 28 2020

Geng said US politicians should 'reflect on their own problems and find ways to contain the outbreak...

300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant...

300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 28 2020

In February, the company imported a large number of masks, originally intending to sell them locally,...

Infographic: Kim’s health raises succession...

Infographic: Kim’s health raises succession...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 27 2020

Conflicting media reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in declining health have raised questions...

HK scientists say new antiviral coating...

HK scientists say new antiviral coating...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 27 2020

Unlike common disinfecting methods such as diluted bleach and alcohol, MAP-1 is further boosted by heat-sensitive...

Students return to class in Shanghai...

Students return to class in Shanghai...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 27 2020

Inside the school, students were split into classes of about 20 -- smaller than before the epidemic --...

Seoul: Kim Jong alive and well

Seoul: Kim Jong alive and well

World

Mon, Apr 27 2020

His absence unleashed a series of unconfirmed media reports over his condition, which officials in Seoul...

China: All coronavirus patients in Wuhan...

China: All coronavirus patients in Wuhan...

East Asia

Sun, Apr 26 2020

The city had reported 46,452 cases, 56% of the national total. It saw 3,869 fatalities, or 84% of China's...

China seizes over 89 million shoddy...

China seizes over 89 million shoddy...

East Asia

Sun, Apr 26 2020

Regulators had also seized ineffective disinfectants worth over $1.1 million

272 South Koreans leave Dhaka on chartered...

272 South Koreans leave Dhaka on chartered...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 25 2020

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Bangladesh arranged the flight to repatriate their nationals

Pompeo: China may have known of coronavirus...

Pompeo: China may have known of coronavirus...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 24 2020

'They were slow to identify this for anyone in the world, including the WHO'