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Tag: Asia
15 days ago
telegraph.co.uk

Mongolia to screen entire population for hidden diseases in ambitious health drive

Country’s health minister says the government hopes the new programme will identify serious ailments before they beco...

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30 days ago
politico.eu

How Musk’s Twitter takeover is playing out worldwide

Digital rights campaigners, human rights activists and fact-checkers from Argentina to Iraq are confused, worried and...

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about 1 month ago
telegraph.co.uk

At least 12 refugees die on boat stranded at sea without food or water

UN warns that, without a rescue operation, many more could die on board the vessel, which is adrift on the Indian Ocean

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about 1 month ago
telegraph.co.uk

China builds on and expands unclaimed land in the disputed Spratly Islands

Beijing has been strengthening its presence in the archipelago but this is the first time it has constructed on terri...

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about 1 month ago
telegraph.co.uk

Thai warship sinks in storm leaving 31 sailors missing

The HTMS Sukhothai capsized in the Gulf of Thailand after it was struck by strong winds and rough seas

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about 2 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

South Korea launches investigation into suspicious adoptions of children to the West

Following a Telegraph investigation, authorities are to examine claims of deception around many of the babies’ true i...

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2 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Indonesia earthquake toll soars to 268, with many children among the dead

Survivors have spoken of seeing classmates die as rescuers rushed to save children trapped underneath rubble

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2 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Ministers brace for backlash after COP agrees 'loss and damage' fund

A 'loss and damage' mechanism was signed off in principle at the UN gathering in Egypt in the early hours of the morn...

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2 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

North Korea fires nuclear-capable missile 'with range to hit US'

The suspected intercontinental ballistic missile launch comes a day after Pyongyang warned Washington of 'fiercer mil...

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2 months ago
irishmirror.ie

Irishman arrested on suspicion of 'beating wife senseless' with piece of wood

When emergency services responded, the woman had lost consciousness with visible injuries to her eye and body.

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3 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

The deadliest crowd crushes – and how to survive them

South Korea is in a period of national mourning following Saturday's devastating crush. But such events are unfortuna...

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3 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Dozens in cardiac arrest after crowd surge in South Korea

Around 100 people were reported as injured during the crowd surge Saturday night in the Itaewon leisure district

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3 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Musicians and miners among 80 dead in junta airstike on concert

The attack is the largest airstrike by the junta since it seized power in Myanmar, and has drawn widespread internati...

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3 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Pound soars to $1.14 after Boris Johnson drops out of leadership race

This morning, the value of Sterling climbed as high as $1.1401 against the dollar in early Asia trading, amid expecta...

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3 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

North and South Korea exchange warning shots near maritime border

The exchange of fire in the early hours of Monday morning comes at a time of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula

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3 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Indonesian women join Iran's hijab protests amid fears own rights under threat

As Iran's women continue to rail against mandatory hijabs, Muslim women in Indonesia fear their own freedom to choose...

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3 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

The Black Death shaped the evolution of immunity genes, study says

By studying the teeth of plague victims, experts at the University of Chicago were able to identify genetic differenc...

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

North Korea’s hunger crisis fails to thwart Kim Jong-un’s escalating nuclear ambitions

Country’s leader hails major expansion of greenhouse project as a ‘top priority’, even as his regime invests in growi...

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Pictured: Kim Jong-un oversees tactical nuclear missile drills

The North Korean leader has personally supervised a series of missile launches over the past week

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4 months ago
politico.eu

Biden executive order gives US power to determine if EU surveillance goes too far

In a first, the new US-EU data privacy framework will require Washington’s approval of European surveillance laws.

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

South Korea and US conduct bombing drills after North Korea launches ballistic missile

Japan had told its citizens to take cover as Pyongyang fired weapon over the country

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4 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

T. rex skeleton could fetch up to $25 MILLION at auction in Asia

The auction, to take place in Hong Kong on November 30, will be the first time a T. rex skeleton has ever been offere...

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Middle-class migrant trap as traffickers lure white collar workers into bogus overseas jobs

Gangs are enticing young, educated Asians with the promise of well-paid tech jobs, only to force them to work under d...

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Authoritarianism is catching: How China’s creeping influence is changing Asia

Elaine Pearson, the new HRW Asia director, speaks about a sinister political shift – and how grandmother was sold to ...

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4 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Joe Biden says US troops will defend Taiwan if China invades

The US president has repeatedly gone beyond official White House policy in offering support to the island

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5 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

North Korea's vows 'automatic and immediate' nuclear attacks to protect Kim Jong-un

A new law enshrines the right for the country to take pre-emptive action if the regime feels threatened by a foreign ...

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5 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Why drinking TEA could help you live longer, according to new study

A study of half a million people in the UK found those who consumed two or more cups a day were up to 13 per cent les...

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5 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Golf has a murky history linked to colonial exploitation, experts say

Golf balls were the product of colonial exploitation, according to the University of St Andrews, while the game itsel...

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5 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Fears grow that Deliveroo uniforms are being used as a cover for crime

Video footage from Thursday afternoon shows two police cars attempting to corner the man in Chelsea before the suspec...

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5 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

UK will support Rohingya ‘genocide’ court case as refugees mark five years since fleeing Myanmar

Rohingya were forced to flee gang rape, torture, slaughter and arson, taking refuge in overflowing camps in Bangladesh

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5 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Flight risk: the fight to halt a never ending lockdown for Taiwan’s pilots

As the global aviation sector gradually returns to pre-pandemic travel norms, Taiwan-based pilots are still stuck fir...

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5 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Kim Jong-un's sister tells 'simple' South Korean president to 'shut his mouth' after offer of aid

The aid plan would include food, energy and infrastructure help in return for the North abandoning its nuclear weapon...

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5 months ago
theinformation.com

Chinese Venture Firms Expand in Singapore as Risks Rise at Home

China’s venture capitalists made fortunes gambling on the country’s blockbuster tech successes such as Alibaba and Me...

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5 months ago
politico.eu

Reality check: Black Sea grain deal

Ships are now leaving Ukraine with their valuable cargo — but will it make a real difference?

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6 months ago
cnn.com

Record rainfall kills at least eight in Seoul as water floods buildings, submerges cars

At least eight people were killed in Seoul on Monday after record downpours flooded homes, roads and subway stations ...

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6 months ago
cnn.com

South Korea launches first lunar orbiter

South Korea launched its first moon mission on Thursday as its homegrown lunar orbiter took off from Florida's Cape C...

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6 months ago
theinformation.com

Delivery Startup Snags Unexpected Gain From Didi’s Pain: A $13 Billion Valuation

Beijing’s sweeping regulatory assault on the domestic tech sector hurt a lot of companies. But for some startups, the...

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6 months ago
politico.eu

The first grain ship has left Ukraine under the Black Sea deal. Now what?

Diplomats hope the agreement on grain shipments could be a test case for future peace talks.

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6 months ago
cnn.com

Giant screen hits dancers for boy band Mirror during Hong Kong concert

A back-up dancer for the Cantopop boy band Mirror is in intensive care after being hit by a giant video panel that fe...

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