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Asia

7 Feb
A North Korean orchestra disembarked their ferry a day after its arrival in the South Korean port of Mukho. The 140-strong orchestra are scheduled to perform during the Winter Olympics. The art troupe from the...
7 Feb
In southern China, the world's first passenger drone made its first public flight yesterday. The drone is electrically powered and  can carry a single passenger weighing up to 100 kg for a 23-minute...
6 Feb
A Chinese man working with a shipping company in Pakistan was shot dead on Monday. Police described the case as a targeted attack, police and hospital officials said. The man was in his car when he was attacked...
5 Feb
The joint Koreas women's team played their first ice hockey match on Sunday against Sweden, ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The crowd went wild as around 3,000 people cheered for the joint team....
4 Feb
The PyeongChang Cultural Olympiad kicked off Saturday with an opening festival in the South Korean coastal city of Gangneung. It is celebrated  ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics which is set to open on...
4 Feb
Thousands of people across India celebrate the annual rural Olympics in northern Punjab state on Saturday. The sports festival includes 40 to 50 events and is a blend of accepted sporting disciplines and other...
1 Feb
In northern Japan, a fire broke out on Wednesday at a welfare facility for senior people. Eleven people were killed and five were rescued in the fire, according to Japanese media. The 16 elderly people were...
1 Feb
Millions of people across the Chinese capital were treated to a "super blood blue moon" eclipse on Wednesday. This rare phenomenon has not been seen since the late Qing dynasty more than 150 years ago...
31 Jan
The Philippines' Mount Mayon continued to spew lava and ash yesterday. The eruption caused a significant volcanic ash to rain down on several nearby towns. Many put on masks to avoid breathing in too much of...
31 Jan
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in China today. On her way to China in a Royal Air Force jet, May told reporters that she was not a quitter and that she has a long-term job to do. May seeks to land a...

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