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US Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

Ruling BJP confident after exit polls predict India election victory

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party said Monday (May 20) that exit polls from...

US Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

BEIJING: U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a...

‘Now our watch is ended’: History-making Game Of Thrones wraps

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

After eight epic years of chivalry, sex, death and dragons, Game Of Thrones (GOT) fans...

Commentary: Years after deadly earthquake, Kathmandu rises from the rubble

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

The human toll and damage to Nepalese culture from the 2015 earthquake was huge, says...

In a shopping haven in Bangkok, one of Thailand’s deadliest school rivalries

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

The country’s vocational student gangs have been around for decades, and the violence of late...

Athletics: India’s gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 20, 2019

NEW DELHI: Top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand revealed on Sunday (May 19) that she is...

Sri Lanka president vows to eliminate terror threat after Easter Sunday bombings

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 19, 2019

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president marked the 10th anniversary of the end of a protracted war...

French fighter jets make emergency landing in Indonesia

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 19, 2019

BANDA ACEH: Seven French navy fighter jets were forced to make an emergency landing in Indonesia’s...

Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros in poor health

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 19, 2019

KOTA KINABALU: The health of Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros is deteriorating, said Sabah’s...

India’s election comes to an end as polls close

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 19, 2019

VARANASI, India: Voting in one of India’s most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final...

Commentary: Social media an indispensable tool in India’s elections. That&...

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 19, 2019

Political parties have been turning to social media extensively this year, says Shashi Tharoor....

Political barbs of dramas Yanxi Palace and White Snake enthral Chinese viewers

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 19, 2019

The Story Of Yanxi Palace has been viewed more than 21 billion times on China’s iQiyi...

US embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

JAKARTA: The US embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on...

China’s water quality improvements ‘imbalanced’ in first quarter

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

SHANGHAI: Pollution increased in some of China’s major lakes, rivers and reservoirs in the first...

Hero dog saves buried baby in northeastern Thailand

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

BANGKOK: An attentive dog in northeastern Thailand is being hailed as a hero after finding and...

Thai artist dishes out communal curry at US museum

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

Rich or poor, liberal or conservative, from one corner of the globe to another, we...

Sri Lanka marks war anniversary with thousands still missing

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

Still reeling from the Easter terror attacks, Sri Lanka commemorates this weekend 10 years since...

Uttar Pradesh: The key prize in India’s election

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

If Uttar Pradesh were a country, it would be one of the world’s most populous....

North Korea asks UN chief to address ship seizure by ‘gangster’ US

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the “illegal” seizure...

China paper says US forced tech transfer claims are ‘fabricated’

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

The United States has “fabricated” accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in...

Peru’s Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra told Reuters on Friday that China could partner with Bolivia and...

China’s tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with US in limbo

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on...

Malaysia’s badminton fraternity braces for life without Lee Chong Wei

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Dogged by illness and advanced age, the career of Malaysian badminton superstar Lee...

Ex-CIA agent gets 20-year sentence for spying for China

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China...

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they...

US approves missile sales to South Korea, Japan

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

The United States said Friday it had approved more than $600 million in sales of...

With overseas impasses, Trump hits rough patch

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

From the crises with Iran and Venezuela to the drawn-out negotiations with China and North...

Facebook breakup could boost China rivals: Sandberg

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 18, 2019

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said Friday a breakup of big US technology would...

China creates app to recognise pandas

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

China has developed an app that allows conservationists to identify individual pandas using facial recognition...

Iran urges China, Russia ‘concrete action’ to save nuclear deal

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday urged China and Russia to take “concrete...

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal’s Himalayas

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of...

Malaysian Education Minister draws flak for comments linking ethnic quota to job...

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

PENANG: Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee Malik has drawn flak from both sides of the political...

Sri Lanka Muslims pray at vandalised mosques

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Sri Lanka’s minority Muslims attended Friday prayers as heavily armed troops and police guarded all...

South Korean megachurch leader’s rape term extended

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

A Seoul appeals court on Friday extended the jail term imposed on a South Korea...

Asian markets mixed after US rally, Brexit back to haunt pound

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Asian markets were mixed Friday as another rally on Wall Street and data indicating a...

India’s Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling...

Japan bans drones over Olympic, military sites

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Japan on Friday passed laws to ban drones being flown over Tokyo 2020 Olympic sites...

Activists petition court to halt Japan dolphin hunt

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Campaigners on Friday (May 17) urged a court in Japan to halt so-called “drive hunting”...

‘Lives are cheap’: Grief, anger as landslide rocks Myanmar’s jade hills

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

When Brang Aung left home in early April, his wife pleaded for him to stay...

Southeast Asia represents at the Venice Biennale with ferris wheels and vertigo

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

CNA Luxury was in Venice to take in what Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and...

North Korea seeing worst drought in a century: State media

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

North Korea is experiencing its worst drought in over a century, official media reported Friday,...

China pushes inter-ethnic marriage in Xinjiang assimilation drive

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

China’s fractious far-west region of Xinjiang has changed its university entrance exam rules to give...

Ex-vice justice minister arrested for bribery in South Korea

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

A former South Korean vice justice minister has been arrested on allegations of bribery, including...

Corruption making inroads into Pakatan Harapan, warns Anwar

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

BANGI, Selangor: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) ruling coalition has begun to show signs of being...

Taiwan parliament to vote on Asia’s first gay marriage bill

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s parliament began debating Asia’s first gay marriage law on Friday (May 17) as...

Anxious Indian Muslims fear Modi 2.0

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

At their usual evening gathering, six retired Muslim academics outdo each other with gloomy predictions...

Keyboard predators: Southeast Asia’s kids targeted by online paedophiles

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Southeast Asia is in the grip of a fresh surge of paedophile activity with predators...

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

BEIJING: China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China’s...

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream...

IM Pei: 6 standout buildings

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

The sharp lines and geometric, light-filled forms of Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei’s designs have created...

Toll in deadly Shanghai building collapse rises to 10

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

The death toll in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation...

US’ Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on...

China’s Huawei officially added to US trade blacklist

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Thursday (May 16) officially added China’s Huawei Technologies to a...

Architect IM Pei dies at age 102: Report

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

IM Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and...

Pakistan’s Hazaras fear for their lives in besieged ‘ghettos’

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

Crowded into “ghettos” surroundedby armed checkpoints, Pakistan’s Shiite Hazara minority say they are being slaughtered...

Commentary: The world is running out of sand

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

We are spending the world’s ‘sand budget’ faster than it can be replenished, says Financial...

Commentary: Celebrity politics in India is on the rise

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

From Bollywood to cricket heroes, stars can do much more than simply encourage people to...

Taiwan parliament to vote on Asia’s first gay marriage bill

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

TAIPEI: Taiwan will decide whether to pass Asia’s first gay marriage law on Friday (May...

Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

NEW YORK: Boeing said on Thursday (May 16) that it completed its software update on...

China warns US move against Huawei could hurt trade talks

Channel News Asia Pacific - May 17, 2019

China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom giant Huawei...

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