Some 400 drones, flown by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport form the thumbs-up sign in a message of appreciation for medical workers during … Read more
The Philippines reported 2,099 more coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 46,333, its health ministry said.
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Britain will have to bear the consequences if it treats China as a hostile country when deciding whether to allow Huawei to be involved in … Read more
The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras and teachings.… Read more
Nearly 40 people were feared dead as torrential rains continued to hit Japan’s southwestern island of Kyushu, with river banks at risk of bursting on … Read more
India has over-taken Russia with the world’s third-highest number of novel coronavirus cases, at nearly 700,000, according to the latest data, as the outbreak shows … Read more
China on Monday reported 4 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 5, down from 8 cases a day earlier, the health authority said.… Read more
Yuriko Koike was re-elected Tokyo governor on Sunday, according to an exit poll released by public broadcaster NHK, after winning over voters with her handling … Read more
Authorities in China have stepped up precautions after a city in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region confirmed one case of bubonic plague.
According to state … Read more
A visitor examines a statue of Pengsoo, a popular penguin character created by the national education broadcasting channel EBS, at a beach in the southern … Read more
Torrential rains that hit Japan‘s southern island of Kyushu killed 16 people, with 13 going missing and 17 showing no vital signs, public broadcaster … Read more
China recorded eight new coronavirus cases for July 4, up from with three a day earlier, the national health authority said on Sunday, while city … Read more
Thailand’s main international airport unveiled rapid coronavirus tests for some overseas arrivals after a three-month ban on foreign visitors was partially lifted this month.
All … Read more
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Saturday that the so-called “G4” strain of swine flu virus is not new and does not … Read more
Tokyo confirmed about 130 new cases of infections of the coronavirus on Saturday, a third consecutive day with more than 100 new cases, public broadcaster … Read more
North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than “a political tool” for Washington, … Read more
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday he had tested positive for COVID-19, days after holding high-profile meetings including one with U.S. special … Read more
The Philippines’ health ministry on Friday reported six additional novel coronavirus deaths and 1,531 more infections, its largest single-day increase in confirmed cases.
In a … Read more
According to reports in the Thai media, Suvarnabhumi airport is ready to accommodate international passengers under the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand’s latest COVID-19 directives, … Read more
Zydus has received approval from Indian regulators to begin human studies for its COVID-19 vaccine contender, the drugmaker said on Friday, as the novel coronavirus … Read more
HSBC Holdings Plc said on Friday it would make new investments in its wealth management and insurance operations in mainland China.
The announcement comes at … Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told a meeting of the politburo of the ruling Workers Party the North had stopped the novel coronavirus from … Read more
The International Tribunal of Arbitration on Thursday ruled in Italy’s favour in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off … Read more
China on Friday reported five new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 2, compared with three cases a day earlier, the health authority said.… Read more
China says it is committed with 11 other countries to ensuring well functioning supply chains despite the pandemic, according to a statement from the Commerce … Read more
China said on Thursday that Britain would bear all consequences for any move it took to offer Hong Kong citizens a path to settlement in … Read more
Thailand on Thursday reported six new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported from abroad, marking 38 successive days without any domestic transmission.
The new … Read more
Tokyo confirmed more than 100 more novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, the highest daily tally in two months in the city … Read more
British artist and musician Goldie walks through the Aurum Gallery in Bangkok, Thailand.
Aurum Gallery was founded by Goldie to exhibit contemporary art. It will … Read more
Gold prices in India hit an all-time high on Wednesday, tracking a global rally, as surging coronavirus cases in many countries raised the metal’s safe-haven … Read more
Hong Kong police fired water cannon on Wednesday to break up the first protest since China introduced sweeping security legislation and they made their first … Read more
Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that could be capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published on … Read more
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should meet again before the U.S. presidential … Read more
Security was tight near the heart of Hong Kong’s government district on Wednesday only hours after new security laws came into force and as … Read more
China‘s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s … Read more
China has registered 19 new cases of coronavirus on the mainland, seven more than the day before. Of these new cases, seven were identified in … Read more
Vietnam’s aviation authority said on Monday it had grounded all Pakistani pilots working for local airlines, amid concern from global regulators that some pilots may … Read more
A woman reacts during the rescue operation in the aftermath of a boat capsizing in the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 June 2020.
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Thailand will allow pubs and bars to re-open on Wednesday and plans to let in some foreign travellers after recording five weeks without any community … Read more
Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities … Read more
China’s foreign ministry said on Monday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals with egregious conduct related to Hong Kong, after Washington announced visa … Read more
Thailand on Monday reported seven new coronavirus cases, all of which were imported, marking 35 days without community transmission.
The seven cases were Thais returning … Read more
China’s military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it … Read more
Taiwanese lawmakers’ scuffle inside the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan, 29 June 2020.
Twenty opposition party KMT lawmakers broke into parliament (Legislative Yuan) on 28 June … Read more
Chinese health officials announced that Anxin county — about 150 kilometers (90 miles) from Beijing — will be “fully enclosed and controlled,” — the same … Read more
Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday but security forces soon killed them all, police said.… Read more
China reported 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases as of end of June 28, down from 17 reported a day earlier as the country’s capital tries … Read more