Category: Asia

Proportion
staff4 weeks

Deaths as volcano tsunami hits Indonesia

At least 20 people have been killed and 165 injured after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, ...

Proportion
staff4 weeks

Angry South Korean taxi drivers protest against ride-sharing app Kakao Mobility

Tens of thousands of taxi drivers in South Korea have taken to the streets after walking off the job to ...

Proportion
staff4 weeks

Japan court denies extension of ex-Nissan chief Ghosn’s detention

A court in Japan has denied a prosecutors’ request to extend the detention of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn. The ...

Proportion
staff1 month

Raped Delhi 3 year old critical

A three-year-old Indian girl is in critical condition after she was allegedly raped by her neighbor in the capital Delhi. ...

Proportion
staff1 month

Gay Singapore man can surrogate child

A gay Singaporean man has won a landmark court case which will allow him to adopt a child he fathered ...

Proportion
staff1 month

Dozens hurt in huge Japan restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 ...

Proportion
staff1 month

Second Canadian held as China row deepens

A second Canadian has been detained in China on accusations of harming national security, as tension continues between the two ...

Proportion
staff1 month

Indian rupee hit by shock resignation

India’s currency slumped one day after the abrupt resignation of the country’s central bank governor. The Indian rupee fell 1.2% ...

Proportion
staff2 months

Family forgive tribe who killed American

The family of a US man reportedly killed by arrows fired by members of an endangered tribe in India’s Andaman ...

Proportion
staff2 months

Pakistan frees Christian woman Asia Bibi

A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy is being flown out of the country after being freed from prison, her ...