East Asia Pacific

Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu speaks during a press conference at the American Institute in Taiwan, in Taipei, March 19, 2019.
Taiwan's Foreign Ministry confirmed the move, saying the Solomon Islands Cabinet had approved a resolution to recognize Beijing as the government of China
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:12
Medical workers show their palm with five fingers, signifying the five demands of protesters and chanted slogans as they stood in the foyer of the hospital at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, ept. 16, 2019.
Violent clashes broke out among the city’s police, young pro-democracy protesters and older pro-Beijing supporters in the latest clashes in the former British colony
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:44
Firefighters try to extinguish brush fires in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, Sept. 14, 2019. Nearly every year, Indonesian forest fires spread health-damaging haze across the country and into neighboring Malaysia and Singapore.
Nearly every year, Indonesian forest fires spread health-damaging haze across the country and into neighboring Malaysia and Singapore
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:29
North Korean refugees and their families pay respect to ancestors in N. Korea during a ceremony to celebrate the Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving Day, at Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, near the border with N. Korea, South Korea, Sept. 13, 2019.
‘I miss my family as much as ever,’ said one South Korean
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:34
In this July 25, 2019, photo, Gladys Liu, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's Parliament, addresses the House of Representatives in Canberra, Australia.
No divided loyalties - Australian lawmaker says links entirely innocent
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:51
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb. 28, 2019. At left is then-National Security Adviser John Bolton.
Pyongyang says long-delayed talks expected to begin in a ‘few weeks’
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:10
FILE - In this Monday, May 11, 2015, file photo, This aerial photo taken through a glass window of a military plane shows China's alleged on-going reclamation of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The dispute over the…
Authorities in China have finished the initial test of a supply transport ship with an 8,000-ton displacement, It can cover the whole South China Sea
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 02:08