The leader's recent absence from public events had triggered a series of fevered rumours and unconfirmed reports over his health condition
02 May 2020 9:42 AM
Millions of Chinese hit the road or visited newly re-opened tourist sites on Friday for an extended national holiday
01 May 2020 4:44 PM
24 people have died in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, taking the death toll to 385
01 May 2020 2:44 PM
Pro-democracy unions and social media posts have called for people to gather and shout slogans in their neighbourhoods on Friday afternoon
01 May 2020 12:33 PM
The charge of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" is a catch-all that Chinese authorities use against people who criticise the regime
01 May 2020 11:56 AM
UN Secretary-General Guterres said recovery from the pandemic needs to go hand-in-hand with climate action, just as South Korea is doing now
01 May 2020 8:49 AM
Prime minister Shinzo Abe was forced into a U-turn on cash handouts, reversing an initial plan to offer means-tested assistance to families
30 Apr 2020 4:37 PM
Six are Singaporeans or permanent residents while the rest are foreigners with work permits.
29 Apr 2020 2:28 PM
Attacks takes place day after defense minister and commander of U.S. forces visit facility.
29 Apr 2020 1:40 PM
What do we really know about the man who leads North Korea?
29 Apr 2020 12:58 PM
The meeting involves bringing delegates from across the country by plane and train to Beijing.
29 Apr 2020 9:13 AM
The North has said there hasn't been a single virus case, but the claim is questioned.
28 Apr 2020 3:12 PM
The move to shut down the hospital comes afterWuhan recently closed 16 temporary hospitals.
28 Apr 2020 11:19 AM
The 70-year-old supremo of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, is currently in London for medical treatment
27 Apr 2020 12:57 PM
The separatists' move complicates a long and separate conflict against Huthi rebels who control much of the north Yemen
27 Apr 2020 8:39 AM
To eliminate faulty products, China released new rules saying even non-medical masks must meet both national and international standards
26 Apr 2020 2:32 PM
Activists have long pushed the government to adopt a better domestic violence law that would help victims and deter possible abusers
26 Apr 2020 1:33 PM
Southern Transitional Council (STC) accused the government of failing to perform its duties and of "conspiring" against the southern cause
26 Apr 2020 12:55 PM
Seoul had repeatedly indicated that there have been no unusual signs that could indicate health problems for Kim
26 Apr 2020 12:52 PM
This is the fourth day in a row that Singapore has reported a daily increase of more than 1,000 cases
23 Apr 2020 4:09 PM