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100 days in: How Hong Kongers sustain...

100 days in: How Hong Kongers sustain...

East Asia

Mon, Sep 16 2019

Tens of thousands have taken part in human chains across the city in recent weeks

N Korea demands security guarantees...

N Korea demands security guarantees...

East Asia

Mon, Sep 16 2019

North Korea has always insisted that security guarantees would be necessary as part of any deal - but...

Dozens of tigers dead after confiscation...

Dozens of tigers dead after confiscation...

East Asia

Mon, Sep 16 2019

Dozens of dead cubs were found kept in freezers, sparking claims the carcasses were being sold by a temple...

Philippines arrests 270 Chinese citizens...

Philippines arrests 270 Chinese citizens...

East Asia

Fri, Sep 13 2019

The Philippines has seen a spike in the arrival of Chinese tourists and workers since President Rodrigo...

Hong Kong protesters to target metro...

Hong Kong protesters to target metro...

East Asia

Thu, Sep 12 2019

Police denied the Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) permission for a mass downtown march on Sunday

Heatstroke kills 2 in Japan post-typhoon...

Heatstroke kills 2 in Japan post-typhoon...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 11 2019

By Wednesday morning, some 456,000 households were still without power, Tokyo Electric Co. (TEPCO) said...

Hong Kong protesters hit pause to mark...

Hong Kong protesters hit pause to mark...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 11 2019

The protesters called off action on Wednesday

Amid protests, US lawmakers say Hong...

Amid protests, US lawmakers say Hong...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 11 2019

The US lawmakers also expressed concern about the use of crowd control equipment against protesters

Hong Kong leader says escalation of...

Hong Kong leader says escalation of...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 10 2019

Chinese officials have accused foreign forces of trying to hurt Beijing by creating chaos in Hong Kong,...

Infographic: Cities in China most monitored...

Infographic: Cities in China most monitored...

East Asia

Mon, Sep 9 2019

Cities in China are the most closely monitored in the world, according to online security company Comparitech,...

Hong Kong school students form human...

Hong Kong school students form human...

East Asia

Mon, Sep 9 2019

The government warned foreign lawmakers not to interfere in the internal affairs

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes...

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes...

East Asia

Sun, Sep 8 2019

Activists set barricades, smashed windows, started street fires and vandalised the MTR metro station...

Typhoon knocks out power in S Korea;...

Typhoon knocks out power in S Korea;...

East Asia

Sat, Sep 7 2019

Typhoon Lingling struck the island of Jeju and southern port cities overnight

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue...

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue...

East Asia

Thu, Sep 5 2019

Carrie Lam surprised many on Wednesday when after three months of rallies she suddenly announced she...

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition...

Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition...

East Asia

Wed, Sep 4 2019

The withdrawal, came after unrest that drove the former British colony to the edge of anarchy as the...

8 schoolchildren killed in China, suspect...

8 schoolchildren killed in China, suspect...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 3 2019

The man was detained by police on the spot following Monday's incident in Chaoyangpo Village in Hubei...

Flights cancelled after Hong Kong protesters...

Flights cancelled after Hong Kong protesters...

East Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

At least 16 flights were cancelled, the airport's website said, with the departure hall packed with...

Fire, tear gas and petrol bombs as Hong...

Fire, tear gas and petrol bombs as Hong...

East Asia

Sat, Aug 31 2019

Police blocked plans for a mass show of force marking the fifth anniversary of a decision by China to...

Hong Kong police round up activists...

Hong Kong police round up activists...

East Asia

Fri, Aug 30 2019

The sweep comes after a major rally planned for Saturday was banned by police on security grounds, and...

China denies Qingdao port visit for...

China denies Qingdao port visit for...

East Asia

Wed, Aug 28 2019

This marks at least the second time China has denied a request by the United States this month, having...

2 dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee...

2 dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee...

East Asia

Wed, Aug 28 2019

Nearly a million more people were advised to leave their homes after the country's weather agency...