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Hong Kong firms, lacking riot insurance,...

Hong Kong firms, lacking riot insurance,...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Coverage for civil unrest, particularly for small and mid-sized firms, is uncommon

Indonesia's Jokowi kicks off fresh term...

Indonesia's Jokowi kicks off fresh term...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Jokowi was hailed as Indonesia's answer to Barack Obama when he was first elected in 2014

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech...

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 16 2019

Lam, who has historic low approval ratings, tried twice to begin her policy address inside the Legislative...

Hong Kong bans protesters from police...

Hong Kong bans protesters from police...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 15 2019

The government has refused to concede to the protesters’ demand for an independent inquiry into...

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon...

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Fifteen people remain missing nearly three days after Typhoon Hagibis smashed into central and eastern...

Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy...

Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 14 2019

Protesters threw more than 20 petrol bombs at a police station in the gritty working class district of...

At least 26 dead after Typhoon Hagibis...

At least 26 dead after Typhoon Hagibis...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 13 2019

The storm moved off land on Sunday morning, and while it largely spared the capital, it left a trail...

Indonesia leader orders beefed-up security...

Indonesia leader orders beefed-up security...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 11 2019

Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation, has long struggled with attacks by Islamist...

Indonesian security minister stabbed...

Indonesian security minister stabbed...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 10 2019

The suspects were identified as 31-year-old Syahril Alamsyah and Fitri Andriana, 21 – a married...

North Korea warns against Security Council...

North Korea warns against Security Council...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 8 2019

The warning came two days after North Korea broke off nuclear talks with the United States in

N Korea's deadline on denuclearization...

N Korea's deadline on denuclearization...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 7 2019

Despite being a potentially important deadline, North Korea has shared few details on what exactly might...

7 Philippine ex-rebels killed by IS-linked...

7 Philippine ex-rebels killed by IS-linked...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 5 2019

IS claimed responsibility in a communique seen by Site Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist...

Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban as...

Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban as...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 5 2019

Demonstrators vandalized subway stations, started street fires and smashed the windows of pro-China...

Singapore's fake news law takes effect...

Singapore's fake news law takes effect...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 2 2019

The law gives government ministers powers to order social media sites to put warnings next to posts authorities...

Hong Kong protesters target mainland...

Hong Kong protesters target mainland...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 2 2019

Protesters took aim at some of China’s largest banks at the weekend, spray-painting anti-China...

China marks 70th anniversary with massive...

China marks 70th anniversary with massive...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 1 2019

The Chinese president is expected to speak at the Gate of Heavenly Peace - the same spot where Chairman...

Indonesia quake death toll rises to...

Indonesia quake death toll rises to...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 29 2019

On Thursday, terrified residents ran into the streets as buildings fell in around them when the 6.5-magnitude...

Road accident kills 36 in China

Road accident kills 36 in China

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 29 2019

Another 36 were injured with nine of them in critical condition

Indonesia quake death toll rises to...

Indonesia quake death toll rises to...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 27 2019

More than 100 people were also injured and at least 15,000 people had to evacuate because their houses...

Hong Kong leader endures barrage of...

Hong Kong leader endures barrage of...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 26 2019

Chief Executive Carrie Lam faced more than two hours of grilling at a public "dialogue session",...

Beijing opens largest airport ahead...

Beijing opens largest airport ahead...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Sep 25 2019

The futuristic, starfish resembling airport sits on 700,000 square metres (173 acres) of land –...