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Asia

13 Mar
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his second public appearance this week to oversee military drills, despite concerns about the possible spread of the coronavirus. Kim guided the spot drills on Thursday,...
13 Mar
A Chinese medical team arrived in Italy late on Thursday as part of an exchange of medical knowhow and material from China, the source of the coronavirus outbreak, to Italy, its current epicentre. The team...
13 Mar
Philippine officials urged the public not to worry about food supply in Manila on Friday as crowds of people were at the supermarket stocking up. The announcement came a day after the president said domestic...
13 Mar
South Korea reported more recoveries from the coronavirus than new infections on Friday, marking the first time the daily number of recovered people exceeded that of new infections since its first patient was...
10 Mar
Members of Karachi's Hindu community celebrated the colourful festival of Holi on Monday. The main celebrations were held at a Hindu temple in central Karachi. The celebrations saw people throw coloured powder...
10 Mar
Chinese health authority said Tuesday it received reports of 19 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 17 new deaths on Monday. According to China's National Health Commission, the new...
10 Mar
A ten-year-old boy and his mother were rescued 52 hours after being trapped under a collapsed building in southern city of Quanzhou, China's fire and rescue department said. The hotel which collapsed on...
10 Mar
Incumbent Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani was sworn in for a second five-year term on Monday, while his main election rival and government Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah also held a parallel presidential...
9 Mar
Workers in Beijing have slowly been returning to their offices with masks on and disinfectant in hand as new cases of COVID-19 continue to decline.  China on Monday reported 40 new cases over the past 24...
9 Mar
Relatives of victims from the downed 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 protested in front of the Russian embassy in the Hague on Sunday, a day before four fugitive suspects go on trial charged with the murder of...

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