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Asia

11 Sep
Hospitals in Riau province, Indonesia, announced on Tuesday an increase in patients suffering from respiratory problems, due to poor air quality caused by slash-and-burn farming practices. Kindergartens and high...
10 Sep
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday pledged dialogue and asked for further violence to stop, just after another weekend of sometimes clashes in the former British colony. HONG KONG CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CARRIE...
10 Sep
North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Tuesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, hours after a senior diplomat announced Pyongyang would be willing to resume negotiations with the...
9 Sep
A typhoon pounded North Korea, killing five people and injuring three, state news agency KCNA reported on Sunday. Typhoon Lingling, one of the most powerful typhoons to have battered South Korea, moved to North...
9 Sep
Seventeen people were injured when two elephants at a Sri Lankan street pageant went on a rampage on Saturday, local media reported. Footage shows one of the elephants bolting from a group of people before...
9 Sep
Strong wind and rain from Typhoon Faxai pummelled Japan's east coast on Sunday as the storm made landfall. Faxai, a woman's name in Lao, could dump as much as 300 millimetres of rain in the next 24 hours,...
9 Sep
Myanmar delegation led by Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing attended the 37th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and related meetings held from the...
8 Sep
Ganesh Utsav Festival was celebrated on Saturday evening in the Gandamar Wholesale compound in Yangon. The festival is to seek the blessings of the elephant-headed god. It’s also one of the best known...
8 Sep
in south China's Guangdong Province, a third-generation nuclear power unit of a China-France joint venture has completed 168-hour testing operations and it is ready for commercial operation, China General...
5 Sep
The death toll in a firework factory blast in northern India rose to 23, with more than two dozen people reported injured, rescue officials said on Wednesday. The injured are being treated in various hospitals...

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