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Asia

1 Jun
The Australian Olympic softball team arrived in Japan on Tuesday, with the squad among the earliest arrivals for the postponed Tokyo 2020 games. A plane carrying the team touched down at an airport in Narita,...
1 Jun
A Chinese climber who became the first blind Asian to scale Mount Everest said he aims to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents and then travel to the North and South Poles. Zhang Hong, 44, is only the...
31 May
Mass-testing for COVID-19 and vaccinations continued in Vietnam on Sunday after authorities announced the discovery of a new coronavirus variant that's a hybrid of strains first found in India and the U.K....
28 May
Myanmar delegation led by Director-General of Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) U Ye Naing attended the 22nd ASEAN Sub-Committee Meeting on Information, 22nd SCI Meeting hosted by Thailand through...
24 May
Due to a critical shortage of trained staff to administer shots, Japan's rollout of COVID-19 vaccines began belatedly in mid-February, months behind the United States and many other countries. Japan opened...
21 May
Before meeting with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in participated in an Army Forces Full Honor wreath-laying cemetery in Arlington National Cemetery. The wreath-laying took place...
20 May
China has released photos of its spacecraft on Mars. Plans call for a rover to stay in the lander for a few days of diagnostic tests before rolling down a ramp to explore an area of Mars known as Utopia Planitia....
20 May
On Wednesday India reported more coronavirus deaths in a single day than any other country at any time during the pandemic, while infections continued to spread through vast rural areas with weak health systems....
20 May
Chinese leader Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin joined Wednesday in a videoconference to initiate a series of nuclear energy projects for warming ties between two. Chinese state broadcaster...
19 May
India has recorded a small dip in the number of daily COVID-19 infections, even as deaths from the disease are on the rise in the country. India’s total virus cases since the pandemic began swept past 25...

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