East Asia Pacific

FILE - In this July 6, 2020, file photo, Tong Ying-kit arrives at a court in a police van in Hong Kong. Hong Kong High Court…
He could get a life sentence; lawyer asks for no more than 10 years
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Thu, 07/29/2021 - 03:03 AM
A man carries an oxygen tank as he walks past people waiting with oxygen tanks in need of refill outside the Naing oxygen…
Deaths have risen in current wave of delta infections
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Thu, 07/29/2021 - 02:42 AM
FILE - In tis  July 5, 2007, file photo, then Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang speaks at a media briefing in Beijing…
He says great potential awaits bilateral relations
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Thu, 07/29/2021 - 02:05 AM
Members of Uyghur community living in Turkey stage a protest outside the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 2, 2021…
Yidiresi Aishan was taken into custody after flying to Casablanca
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Thu, 07/29/2021 - 01:06 AM
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin with Vietnamese Defense Minister Phan Van Giang, left, inspects an honor guard in Hanoi,…
There is a perception in Asia that China is making countries chose between it and the United States
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Thu, 07/29/2021 - 12:46 AM
This photo taken on July 28, 2021, and released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows Chinese State Councilor and Foreign…
Some analysts say a meeting underscores Beijing's warming ties with the Islamist insurgent group and the Taliban's growing clout
Ayaz Gul
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 01:40 PM
A man pushes a scooter through floodwaters in Xinxiang in central China's Henan Province, Monday, July 26, 2021. Forecasters…
In a statement on Tuesday, the FCCC criticised what it said was growing hostility to foreign media, some of which it said was fanned by official bodies
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Wed, 07/28/2021 - 01:05 PM
Myanmar Media in Crisis, Report Finds
Myanmar junta is aiming to eliminate press freedom, media rights group says as it releases new figures of journalists detained for their coverage
Jesusemen Oni
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 09:50 AM
Iran's Mohammad Jamshidijafarabadi (13), left, and United States' Javale Mc Gee (11) walk off the court at the end of men's…
The two sides both applauded after their countries national anthems were played at the Saitama Super Arena and fist bumped each other before the game and shook hands after
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Wed, 07/28/2021 - 08:24 AM
People wearing protective masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, make their way at a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, July 28, 2021.
Tokyo is already under a state of emergency that some local commentators have criticized as ineffective
William Gallo
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 08:19 AM
FILE PHOTO: PLA soldiers salute in front of nuclear-capable missiles during a parade in Beijing
The report came weeks after another on the construction of about 120 missile silos in Yumen, a desert area about 380 kilometers (240 miles) to the southeast
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Wed, 07/28/2021 - 07:53 AM
FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 outbreak strikes Fiji
Coronavirus infections spike in Fiji, but other parts of the Pacific have so far been spared the worst of the pandemic
Phil Mercer
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 05:57 AM
Storm clouds hover over the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Fukushima,…
Tropical Storm Nepartak has caused no damage so far
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Wed, 07/28/2021 - 02:52 AM
US Defense Secretary Pushes for Integrated Deterrence, Calls for 'Stable Relationship' with China
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is visiting Southeast Asia
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Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:17 PM
Polina Guryeva of Turkmekistan celebrates on the podium after winning the silver medal in the women's 59kg weightlifting event,…
Weightlifter Polina Guryeva won a silver medal for the Central Asian nation at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, and then predicted she would go down in the country's history
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Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:12 PM