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Asia

2 Aug
South Korea on Wednesday sweltered under a heat wave with a record-breaking temperature in Seoul. Residents in Seoul were seen carrying fans and dipping their feet in streams to get some respite from the sun....
31 Jul
On 30th July, Senior Colonel Xiong Shaowei of the Embassy of China in Myanmar hosted a reception at Novotel Hotel in Yangon to celebrate the 91st anniversary of founding anniversary of the Chinese People’s...
31 Jul
The opening and closing ceremonies at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will focus on themes relating to 're-birth' to reflect Japan's recent history, newly-appointed creative director said on Tuesday. He did...
30 Jul
A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday. It killed 14 people and injured 162 people. It also damaged thousands of houses. Many villagers fled...
29 Jul
A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist destination of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday (July 29). The quake killed 10 people and damaged many buildings, authorities said. The quake hit...
29 Jul
At least 60 people have died in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after floods triggered by heavy rains, authorities said on Saturday (July 28). Thousands have been affected by floods that have...
26 Jul
Hugging, smiling, and posing for selfies with a crowd of mostly female garment factory workers at a campaign rally, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia was on a charm offensive. Hun Sen has ruled Cambodia for...
26 Jul
South Korea's advance rescue team departed for Laos on Thursday (July 26) where thousands people were reportedly stranded after a dam collapse. The Vientiane Times reported that about 19 people had died and...
26 Jul
North Korea is continuing to produce fissile material for nuclear bombs in spite of its pledge to denuclearize, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday (July 25). Pompeo declined to respond when...
26 Jul
Pakistani cricket hero-turned-politician Imran Khan led in projected partial results of a general election on Thursday (July 26). The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) party of his jailed chief rival, ousted...

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