KyoAni studio destroyed in deadly arson attack ‘brought revolutionary change to Japan animation’, fans say
1MDB scandal: Malaysia court grants US$11.6 million seizure of fugitive Jho Low’s father’s assets
Donald Trump says US warship destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
As antagonism between Hong Kong protesters and police escalates, there’s still hope for healing the rift
South Koreans want to avoid Muji, Daiso and Nintendo, but brand confusion could undermine any boycott of Japanese goods
Police remove fences and bus stops from near Hong Kong march site ahead of extradition bill protest planned for Sunday
Singapore unveils army of multilingual cleaning robots in bid to spruce up city
Cellphones a flight risk? Could be on some Boeing planes, US aviation authority says
MTR Corporation announces plans to strengthen Hong Kong’s scandal-hit Hung Hom station – but repairs could take 18 months
Explained: what’s at stake in Japan’s 2019 upper house election?
Taiwan independence hardliners set to form new party to challenge President Tsai Ing-wen
Two-thirds of Canadians reject closer ties to China and want Huawei banned from 5G networks, as attitudes rapidly harden, poll finds
Three Islamic State supporters sentenced to death in Morocco for beheading Scandinavian hikers Louisa Vesterager Jespersen and Maren Ueland
US-China trade talks continue by phone, could lead to in-person meeting, says US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen escapes death penalty, gets life in prison
China’s stealth aircraft engineers in race to build best jet for nation’s aircraft carriers
Say goodbye to ‘manholes’ as Berkeley removes gender-specific words from city code
If Trump has a currency war in mind as part of his presidential campaign, he’s not likely to get very far
Donald Trump tries to distance himself from ‘Send her back’ chant at rally
Donald Trump directly involved in talks that led to Stormy Daniels hush-money payment, says FBI
Too dangerous to be freed: Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in child sex-trafficking case
Chinese scientists hail ‘incredible’ stealth breakthrough that may blind military radar systems
‘Stain of the century’: top US diplomat Mike Pompeo lashes out at China over treatment of Uygurs


University of Hong Kong president Zhang Xiang calls for ‘every corner of society’ to mend political divide through talking as city gears up for more marches
Google software engineer Sun Ling shares her story of upward mobility, from rural China to New York City, and social media lights up
Turning around Huawei’s battered image: a tough job but someone ought to do it, crisis management experts say
Fishy business: kipper rules Boris Johnson blamed on EU are actually British, says Brussels
Hong Kong campaigners criticise ‘black box’ decision by Town Planning Board to relax height limits of Anglican Church’s proposed private hospital in Central
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang to take over US and Canada affairs office
AirAsia owes Malaysian airport operator millions of dollars in unpaid fees, court rules
Family of elderly Hong Kong woman who died after house call to lodge another complaint as coroner rules doctor ‘unreliable’
Hong Kong braces for weekend of marches as pro-establishment camp to support police at Tamar Park ahead of Sunday’s massive protest against the government
Chinese plastic surgery clinic under investigation after death of breast augmentation patient
Hong Kong contractors acquitted over 2016 collapse at historic former Central Police Station in Central during transformation into Tai Kwun heritage site
Malaysian police appear to clear Azmin Ali in gay sex scandal, point to ‘evil conspiracy’ behind video
China maintains pressure on Vietnam at Vanguard Bank
Asia’s ‘Fort Knox’ in Singapore up for sale as owner fights Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev
Cyprus detains 12 Israelis over alleged gang rape of British teenage girl
Boris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, ex-leader Gordon Brown warns
Hong Kong police demand march organisers answer 32 questions before getting go-ahead, prompting fears freedom of assembly is being undermined
China and Russia vow to ‘deepen trade in soybeans’ after tariff war kills US crop exports
Duterte and his crew of foul-mouthed Philippine officials: the new normal?
US senator calls for probe into FaceApp, the face-altering mobile phone software made in Russia
Yang Hengjun: China has charged dissident Australian dual national detained since January, lawyer says
Beijing says Hong Kong motion tabled by members of European Parliament full of ‘ignorance and prejudice’
The detention of an Iranian oil tanker is a test case for Western hypocrisy about the global order
Hong Kong air pollution is ‘serious’ health risk for second day in a row, as low pressure influenced by Tropical Cyclone Danas leads to hazy conditions
Indian ‘dosa king’ Rajagopal, serving life term, dies of heart attack
Chinese girl, six, beaten to death with plank while playing with cousin
After extradition controversy, pro-democracy lawmaker proposes bill that aims to allow for transfer of Hongkonger to Taiwan on suspicion of murder
Standard Chartered cuts Hong Kong’s growth prospects through 2021 as US-China trade war puts the squeeze on city’s economy
Fatal crash on Hong Kong motorway leaves bus driver dead and 14 injured in New Territories
Anwar Ibrahim says he has numbers to become Malaysian PM, decries sex tape ‘gutter politics’
Hong Kong worker dies after becoming trapped under mechanical digger that toppled over at Tai Po building site
Hong Kong man and Taiwanese wife ordered by New Zealand court to surrender assets worth US$3.5 million after drug bust
First section of Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project, the Sha Tin-Central link, could open by end of the year
Taiwan ‘graffiti village’ attracts Instagram generation to counter elderly loneliness
‘Send her back’: Donald Trump rally has a new chant
At least 10 people dead in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio
‘Storm Area 51’: it started as a joke, but the US military isn’t amused
Driver in Jiangsu crash that killed three may have passed out at the wheel, police say
Explained: what’s driving Japan’s escalating feud with South Korea?
WHO declares Congo Ebola outbreak a global health emergency
Theresa May’s parting shot as Boris Johnson eyes UK leadership
Twins born in different cities and space museum coup: headlines from 40 years ago
European MPs’ motion calls for Hong Kong to withdraw extradition bill and start democratic reform
Attacked for refusing sex: in Indonesia, violence against women is ‘epidemic’
Turkey blasts US decision to bar it from F-35 jet programme after its Russian missile purchase
China may be courting Japan to cooperate with belt and road to allay controversy after yuan clearing deal
Hong Kong government needs to win back trust by listening harder to not just the young, but everyone it serves
Donald Trump hears ‘tough’ details of China’s Xinjiang camps as he meets detained Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti’s daughter
Hong Kong police leaders ‘ordered Sha Tin rescue mission for besieged officers’ at New Town Plaza, where bloody clashes occurred
Flu study to reduce spread of virus and boost immunity to it gets HK$50 million funding from Research Grants Council
Do Hong Kong police have right to enter public premises to uphold law? Can officers come into your home? All you need to know following Sha Tin mall clashes
US lawmakers vote against Saudi arms sales worth US$8.1 billion, setting up veto by Donald Trump
Hong Kong’s annual book fair blasts off with science fiction theme and extradition protests as political backdrop
Taxi groups seek judicial review to restart consultation on Hong Kong government’s plan to launch franchised premium service
Meet Nor ‘Phoenix’ Diana, Malaysia's hijab-wearing wrestler pinning down men
China’s internet giants fight for dominance in smart speakers as they target half a billion users not yet online
Donald Trump tells Democrats to ‘go back to work’ after House easily kills impeachment bid
Trade war is harming American economy more than China’s, claims official sent to US to defend Beijing’s position
Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew blasted Britain’s handling of Hong Kong’s early 1990s electoral reform, declassified cables show
Chinese officials scramble to deliver new Hong Kong strategy but military response not an option
China’s war on trash goes hi-tech with AI-driven apps for sorting and facial recognition to enforce recycling
Prosecutors drop sex assault case against actor Kevin Spacey
Former commander of Hong Kong’s PLA garrison gets new role – but unlike his predecessors won’t be promoted
Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen ‘leaving in a coffin no matter what’, lawyer says as jury weighs death penalty
Think China’s data is an unbeatable AI advantage? A new report thinks different
Man arrested trying to smuggle US$33,700 worth of cocaine into Spain under ill-fitting wig
‘Children as political hostages’: US and Russia trade accusations over denial of visas to teachers at Moscow school
Six-year-old girl Aria Hill dies after father hits her with golf ball in ‘fluke accident’
The US is hurting its universities and itself, when it shuts the door on research partnerships and innovation
China promotes Xinjiang as tourist heaven while holding Muslim Uygurs in re-education camps
‘She’s hot’: Donald Trump seen surrounded by cheerleaders at 1992 party with Jeffrey Epstein
Mexican drug lord El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison
Chinese scientists’ new technique to wipe out mosquito populations may provide vital new weapon against range of deadly diseases
Developer of some of Hong Kong’s smallest abodes may have sold at a loss just to clear the flats off its books to avoid vacancy tax
Cathay Pacific moves beyond tomorrow with big strides in IT transformation


Another massive march in Hong Kong secures approval despite police earlier asking organisers to postpone due to safety concerns
China tells Donald Trump: make up your mind whether you want a trade deal
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei awarded US$258,000 damages from Volkswagen dealer in Denmark for advertising infringement
Elderly take to the streets in support of Hong Kong’s young extradition bill protesters, saying they understand where anger stems from
Duterte slams critics as he ‘invokes’ Philippine-US defence pact over South China Sea dispute
‘Liberal’ policy chief unlikely to mean a softening on Xinjiang from China
World court orders Pakistan to review death sentence of alleged Indian spy
Hashem Abedi, brother of bomber of Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, is being extradited to UK from Libya
China’s handling of yuan backed by IMF despite Donald Trump’s repeated charges of currency manipulation
South Africans mourn ‘White Zulu’ singer Johnny Clegg
Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect Hafiz Saeed linked to 2008’s deadly Mumbai attacks
China relaxes immigration rules to attract and retain more highly skilled overseas talents
Nepali accident victim on trial for three months over allegation of pedestrian negligence in Hong Kong gets leave for judicial review to challenge magistrate’s order
US ‘eyes trade deal’ with Japan as South Korea tensions mount
China and Vietnam tread softly in South China Sea over latest dispute
EU launches inquiry into Amazon over data use, as Germany strikes deal on website’s merchant agreements
China’s job market improves in second quarter despite record low growth rate
Malaysia’s seizure of Chinese pipeline firm’s assets not a slight on Beijing, says finance minister Lim Guan Eng
Extradition protests hammer Hong Kong economy as experts report drops in air travel, retail sales and hotel revenue
Hong Kong health authorities to test scheme to provide free nasal spray flu vaccines for preschool children
Jokowi loves Rich Brian, but a diplomat thinks the rapper is rude. Who has the right end of Dat $tick?
Prosecutors recommend trial for Air France over 2009 crash in Atlantic of flight AF447, judicial sources say
When Mahathir met Sophia: Malaysian PM tongue-tied by Hong Kong’s ‘social humanoid’ robot
Japan shoots for moon with Toyota rover plans – joining US, China, India on lunar quest
Sudan military and protesters sign power-sharing document after removal of leader Omar al-Bashir
Traditional Chinese medicine treatment blisters children
Chinese passenger who went off the rails after missing train detained for trying to stop it
What Hong Kong’s largely peaceful protesters can teach demonstrators in India
North Korea is the only winner when South Korea and Japan spar over historical issues
Public health warning as Hong Kong officials expect Air Quality Health Index to reach ‘serious’ category, the highest pollution level in city
Japan and South Korea to renew security agreements despite deepening rift over trade and forced labour
Elon Musk’s Neuralink reveals progress in quest to wire our brains with chips
Has Malaysian Sultan Muhammad V divorced his Russian beauty queen wife Oksana Voevodina?
Man, 58, lured to Hong Kong subdivided flat for sex loses HK$150,000 Rolex watch
Instagram under fire over gory images of murdered teen Bianca Devins
Hong Kong extradition protests: police warn organisers they ‘may block’ Kowloon rally between Hung Hom and To Kwa Wan over unrest fears
China blocking Malaysian and Vietnamese oil and gas vessels ‘shows greater willingness to use force’, think tank says
Rare earths are found in everyday items, from TVs to smartphones and fridges
Political publications feature at Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 amid city’s extradition bill crisis
Donald Trump’s new EU foil: another ‘strong female German leader’
Anwar Ibrahim’s top aide detained by Malaysian police in sex video scandal
Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to psychiatric ward
Australia urges China to let Uygur mother and child leave the country and relocate
Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein says phoney passport was to fend off hijackers
Visa invests in Indonesia’s Go-jek, eyes digital payments across Southeast Asia
Squeezed by sanctions, North Korea experiences worst downturn since 1990s famine
Did US military turn ticks into secret bioweapons?
Nato silent as six secret locations of US nuclear weapons in Europe accidentally revealed in report
Thailand returns to civilian rule but military influence and fears of instability remain
Fan Bingbing wears Givenchy in rare public appearance, showing luxury industry has moved on from tax scandal
US sanctions Myanmar military generals over Rohingya killings
Hong Kong man in MTR arson case likened to ‘walking bomb’ despite getting ‘better psychiatric treatment than others’
Hong Kong police anger has reached boiling point after force is cast as public enemy in extradition bill fiasco while protesters break law at will, insiders say
Hong Kong murder suspect, 27, sent back to city after fleeing to mainland China following knife incident at Yuen Long salon
Busted: inside the fake Ferrari factory that sold ‘Shamborghinis’ for US$45,000
Hong Kong woman, 75, with chronic illnesses stopped breathing less than two minutes after doctor’s house call, court hears
In Indonesia, reporting sexual harassment can get a woman jailed – as Baiq Nuril Maknun’s case shows
Hong Kong unveils plan to install 400 multifunctional lamp posts as part of smart city drive
Hong Kong as a financial centre could drown if ‘river water’ from China continues to rise
Office glut creeps up in Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai as trade war saps growth plans while start-ups move to hipper co-working space
House condemns Donald Trump’s tweets as racist in extraordinary rebuke
China prepares to axe inefficient industry in manufacturing heartland, despite slowing economy
Flushing drugs down toilet could create dangerous ‘meth-gators’, US police warn
Hongkongers devour enough French toast to cover Earth’s circumference, putting away 320 million servings a year
‘Dismembered, heart cut out’: MS-13 gang members charged in Los Angeles over string of grisly killings
Chinese electric scooter maker Niu pushes forward into US despite imposed tariffs
Apollo 11 veteran Michael Collins returns to launch site to celebrate 50th anniversary of moon mission
Donald Trump promises to pursue Peter Thiel’s claim that Google has ‘treasonous’ ties to China
Peruvian ex-president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US
New EU chief Ursula von der Leyen vows to uphold the rules-based order ‘the European way’
Scandal over lavish lobster dinners prompts French minister Francois de Rugy to resign
July on course to be hottest month ever recorded, climate scientists say
WTO opens way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era dispute
US senators seek to lock in limits on Huawei and keep it out of trade talks
Hongkongers besiege complaints desk of Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza demanding owner Sun Hung Kai explains why police entered mall during extradition bill protest
KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu faces uphill battle in Taiwan presidential race
EU 5G policy official named to lead cybersecurity agency amid calls for tougher China stance
Organisers planning another mass rally in Hong Kong warn police not to reject their request as move would effectively mean imposing curfew in city


Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s approval rating rises a little but she remains least popular chief executive since city’s handover in 1997 amid fallout over extradition bill
China seeks to shuffle its diplomatic pack as next generation comes to the fore
US defence giant Honeywell distances itself from Taiwan under threat of China sanctions over arms deal
Security arrangements to be enhanced at Hong Kong’s book fair as extradition bill protesters vow to target booths of state-owned publisher
Amid accusations of inaction from members, Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club renews call for independent inquiry into reports of police impeding journalists
Hong Kong’s retail sector may see double-digit decline year on year over summer holidays due to extradition bill protests, business association warns
Indonesian airline Garuda sues YouTube reviewer for mocking handwritten in-flight menu on social media
Canadian police probe ‘possible policy breaches’ at lab after Chinese researcher removed
China’s SOEs posted record profits in June, but second quarter profit growth slowed substantially
Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak denies attacking ‘family friend’ Robert Kuok, Hong Kong tycoon, during time in power
Chinese state assets watchdog discusses ways to boost cooperation with US firms ahead of next round of trade talks
Burberry to invest heavily in new stores in China as mainland customers take a liking to its redesigned monogram look
Tai Po Lennon Wall restored after group of masked men plaster flags of historical invaders of China, the Eight-Nation Alliance, over it in night-time manoeuvre
Hong Kong pharmacists urge health department to conduct proactive checks to ensure quality of HPV vaccines
China requests ‘friendly consultation’ over assets seizure from state-linked company in Malaysia
China slams Australian broadcaster over Xinjiang report as universities investigate claims
Air China flight uproar after business class mayhem ends with seven-hour police questioning for passengers
Malaysian MPs back lowering voting age to 18
Companies listed in Hong Kong must exceed international standards in reporting environment data, say campaigners Green Earth
Standard of English on Hong Kong’s phone hotlines barely above adequate, according to assessment of call centre operators
Chinese movie fans say censors are tightening their grip as The Hidden Sword falls off release schedule
Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra faces US government backlash
Just over half of women in Hong Kong’s labour force are working or seeking jobs, well below rate in developed countries such as Sweden, New Zealand, Canada and Australia, report finds
Hong Kong protester appears in court accused of biting off police officer’s finger during extradition bill clashes in Sha Tin
Globals Aids deaths down by a third since 2010, but eradication efforts stalling: UN
Trump’s tweets part of ‘propaganda and psychological war’ as China defends second quarter growth rate
Hong Kong protests will put off 350,000 mainland Chinese tourists this year, HSBC estimates
2 dead, dozens feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in India’s Mumbai
China gives school pupils smart watches to track their location using its satellite navigation system BeiDou
Boris vs Hunt: China and Donald Trump loom large in contest for UK’s next PM
Studs, sweat and tears: K-pop band BTS praised for cholinergic urticaria admission, under fire over Saudi Arabia show
Beijing Zoo promises to improve security after visitors throw stones at giant panda
Najib Razak spent US$800,000 on jewellery in one day, credit card receipts presented in corruption trial reveal
Four Hong Kong men admit sex offences against girl, 12, at public toilet in Sun Chui shopping centre, Sha Tin
Swine fever fight forces clean up for China’s pig farms
Japanese defence minister has ‘no plan’ to send troops to Middle East as part of US coalition to guard ships from Iran
US election 2020: why Donald Trump’s racially charged tirade could be a vote winner
China cracks down on subsidies to zombie companies as US trade war hits economy
Brazil president’s son, who has ‘flipped burgers’, gets backing for plum US ambassador role
Philippines will not leave UN Human Rights Commission despite vote to probe drug war killings, top diplomat says
World’s steepest street in Wales town of Harlech, beating New Zealand’s famed Baldwin street
London’s mayor rejects plan for 305-metre ‘Tulip tower’, designed by architects behind Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong exchange marks a bumper day with six stock trading debuts as city tries to claw back global IPO crown from New York
Europe scrambles to fix its GPS rival Galileo after mysterious system fail
Mitsubishi’s assets in South Korea could be sold as lawyers for victims of forced labour prepare to ask court for compensation
‘Alcaida’: a closer look at Donald Trump’s note to self after racist tweets
Vintage film posters among the 1MDB loot being returned after Najib’s stepson spent US$5.4 million to decorate his flat
China’s commerce minister says US is responsible for trade war, and China must ‘stand firm’
Hong Kong protesters to target annual book fair and Beijing-owned Sino United Publishing
Malaysian Airlines flight MH17: five questions answered, five years on
Hong Kong parents of special needs pupils slam Education Bureau for lack of space, long bus rides and poor planning
Students pursue their dreams despite adversity and give back to the society
Head wounds, a severed finger, police and protesters in hospital: how peaceful rally in Hong Kong descended into bloodshed and chaos in Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza mall
Hardline Indonesian Muslims label Prabowo Subianto a ‘traitor’ for meeting with President Jokowi
Italy seizes 800kg missile from far-right sympathisers after raids uncover huge weapons stash
Singer R Kelly paid US$2 million to silence girl he assaulted, Stormy Daniels’ ex-lawyer Michael Avenatti says
Hong Kong’s biggest developer faces backlash from extradition bill protesters who blame it for violent clashes with police in group’s upmarket Sha Tin mall
As the Japanese population shrinks, Chinese, South Koreans and Vietnamese arrive in growing numbers
How to inspire the next generation of China tech researchers? Give them a chip
How unwitting users of WeChat aid the Chinese messaging app’s blacklisting of sensitive images
British PM hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt slam Donald Trump’s ‘go back’ tweets, but refuse to call them racist
Naps, TV, karaoke: what Japanese drivers are really doing in their rental cars
China tries to play down Taiwan Strait military exercises to avoid upsetting the US
To prevent war with Iran, China could endorse a US-led Gulf military escort scheme
Donald Trump says his friendship with Xi Jinping not as good
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma tells corruption probe he is victim of conspiracy
Machismo has no place in relations between mighty China and tiny, isolated Taiwan
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte signs law punishing catcalling, sexual harassment
A year into trade war, Wall Street is the latest front for US suspicions about China
‘He’s a scary person’: Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims urge judge to keep billionaire in jail, as cash, diamonds and fake passport surface
White House moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico


Trump presses attack on Democrat congresswomen amid outcry over racist tweets
Hong Kong human rights activists denounce escalating violence used by police and protesters in ongoing extradition battles
Hong Kong’s largest television broadcaster TVB defends neutrality of news coverage, lambasts extradition bill protesters for attacking journalists
Iran to woo Chinese tourists with visa-free entry ‘within weeks’
Donald Trump goads China over record low GDP growth rate as US trade war tariffs hit slowing Chinese economy
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel takes aim at Google for agreeing to work closely with China
Asian movie fans rave on speculation Marvel will cast Chinese actor as superhero Shang-Chi for big screen
Frontline police warn they may seek legal advice to find ways to keep them from danger as Hong Kong protest violence escalates
Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad confirms US$240 million seizure from Chinese pipelines firm
China repeats threat to sanction US companies over Taiwan arms sales
Philippines' top senator attacks Iceland over abortion after call for UN investigation into drugs war
Hong Kong man who torched MTR train in 2017 was unstable and tried to kill family, Coroner’s Court inquest hears
Over-reliance on cough drops may cause stomach pain and breathing difficulty, Hong Kong Consumer Council warns
Dutch consumer finance lender Home Credit, popular in China, plans to file US$1 billion IPO in Hong Kong
Chinese teacher banned from classroom after teenage girl records abusive rants
Will Donald Trump dump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross?
Susan Rice calls Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian ‘a racist disgrace’ after Twitter tirade
Is James Bond’s number finally up? Black British actress will play new 007, say reports
China confirms it has detained Canadian citizen on drug charges
Malaysia’s ex-attorney general Apandi Ali sues politician Lim Kit Siang for accusations of ‘abuse of power’ during 1MDB scandal
Chinese graduates encounter tougher job market as economy slows
Two in five handwash products may cause allergies or skin problems, tests by Hong Kong consumer watchdog find
Cathay Pacific director to take top job at HK Express, as Hong Kong’s largest airline moves closer to finalising takeover of low-cost carrier
South Korea’s toxic employers face jail over workplace bullying under new labour law
South Korea braces for more export curbs as Moon Jae-in warns of ‘greater damage’ to Japan’s economy
China’s pork output falls amid African swine fever epidemic
Equal pay is a vital issue for all, not just soccer players at the Women’s World Cup
Chinese police say abducted girl, 9, drowned in murder-suicide pact
China’s greenhouse gas emissions soar 53 per cent in a decade, data shows
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam slams ‘thugs’ who attacked police in Sha Tin on Sunday and calls on all residents to defend rule of law
Former political aide at centre of Malaysian sex video scandal detained over ‘obscene material’
Could the Apollo 11 moon landing be duplicated today?
Chinese man who smuggled one bottle of North Korean beer into Japan charged for breaching sanctions
Apollo 11: what Neil Armstrong really said on the moon 50 years ago
US grants visa to Iran’s foreign minister to visit New York, but he isn’t allowed to roam freely
Hundreds of young people in Hong Kong sign up for People’s Liberation Army summer camp as extradition bill clashes, mostly involving younger demonstrators, rage in city
Turkmenistan: the central Asian hermit state ‘teetering on the edge of catastrophe’
Protest violence should not be the focus. Young or old, Hongkongers just want a better government
Australia confronts China’s treatment of Uygurs as retailers investigate forced labour claims
Carrie Lam’s office categorically denies report she offered to resign as Hong Kong leader
Woolly mammoths: the Ice Age prize making small fortunes on the Chinese market as Russian permafrost thaws
Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu wins KMT ticket to challenge Tsai Ing-wen for Taiwan presidency
Ebola outbreak fears after deadly virus found in DR Congo city of Goma for first time
Polygamy in Aceh: what Indonesian women fear about law granting men more wives
Hong Kong police chief condemns ‘thug’ protesters after extradition bill clashes in Sha Tin leave 22 people in hospital with 3 in serious condition
ICE raids: slow start to Donald Trump’s plan to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants
Hong Kong shoppers take a break from gold as prices reach six-year peak amid US-China trade war
Hong Kong desperately needs political reform to make Legco and the chief executive accountable
Meet Rizka, the Indonesian teen behind a high-school superhero
Exhausted, stressed and insulted: Hong Kong police officers soldier on through physical and emotional pain brought by extradition protests
Why Indian tourists are flocking to Thailand, where they may soon outnumber Chinese visitors
Stumped by the new recycling rules in Shanghai? There’s hundreds of apps for that
China’s sinister plan to buy Eastern Europe is exaggerated
US may bar big tech firms like Facebook from offering financial services, digital currencies
Hong Kong think tank slams omission of green finance in government’s climate strategy, calls for stronger environmental impact reporting of listed companies
Chinese education unicorn Squirrel AI targets foreign markets with plans for mathematics and Mandarin lessons
‘US decision is a mistake’: China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank expands to 100 members
US arms sales shows Taiwan’s security is non-tradeable to the US and key to its Indo-Pacific strategy
French riot police use tear gas to disperse Bastille Day protest in Paris
India’s first lunar landing mission Chandrayaan-2 prepares to blast-off
Hong Kong customs officials arrest 76-year-old man on suspicion of trafficking HK$2.3 million worth of cocaine from Ethiopia
Europe must stick together, Romano Prodi says
‘Go back where you came from,’ Donald Trump tells Democratic congresswomen


Hong Kong protesters in Sha Tin showered with support and supplies – even from 10 floors up
‘Never mind Mao, the Chinese wanted to talk about Maradona’: what 30 years of engagement taught one veteran statesman
With China’s economy set to slow what hope is there for struggling cities?
How Chinese missile tests could up the stakes for the US in the South China Sea
Chinese steelmaker that cooked the books shows struggle to revive rust belt
Hong Kong government’s feed-in tariff plan for renewable energy has been popular – but some residents bemoan cost, confusion and safety risks
Bastille Day: France showcases military might, ties with European allies at Paris parade
China to conduct military exercises near Taiwan after US agrees US$2.2 billion arms deal
Economic improvement in China’s northeast rust belt is just skin deep as state firms continue to bleed
Hong Kong protests fail to dampen demand for micro flats as T-Plus project in Tuen Mun sells 245 out of 344 units
Whirlwind US-China relations herald stormy outlook in Hong Kong oasis of American calm
Chinese search engine Baidu apologises over fake message from grief-stricken father
Dozens dead in Nepal after monsoon rains lead to floods, landslides
ICE raids: migrants in fear as US agents prepare to round up ‘thousands’
Uproar against firms such as Pocari Sweat, Tempo, Yoshinoya and Pizza Hut shows brands tread dangerous ground by taking sides on Hong Kong extradition protests, say marketing experts
Hong Kong Buddhist leader Sik Chi-wai dies at 86, Carrie Lam and ministers express condolences
Unwelcome in Assam: how kicking Muslims out of India’s tea state became like a game of cricket
The harsh truth of an e-sports ‘dream job’: amid the fun and games, it’s a rough road to the top
Extradition bill protests show the pro-Beijing bloc didn’t learn from history, and now must pay the price
H.M. Ershad, who became Bangladesh president after seizing power in 1982 coup, dies aged 89
Chinese officials’ summer retreat closes down over pollution scandal
Thousands gather in Hong Kong park for latest rally against extradition bill after previous day’s protest marred by violence
‘More than 1,000’ join journalists’ silent march in Hong Kong, accusing police of mistreating media during extradition bill protests and demanding Carrie Lam steps in to defend press freedom
The biggest gender pay gap in Asia: why are Indian women so undervalued?
Gold, jewels, ‘Islamic’ finance: how India’s I Monetary Advisory built a US$365 million Ponzi scheme
Ambitious plan to power Singapore with world’s biggest solar farm ... 4,000km away in Australia
China meets resistance over Kenya coal plant, in test of its African ambitions
Two arrested as parallel trading protests descend into chaos at Hong Kong border town Sheung Shui, while lawmaker accuses police of targeting innocent man, who tries to jump off bridge ‘out of panic’
Erdogan abandoned the Uygurs to court China. Will he do same to the US?
Cuba rolls out modern Chinese train as overhaul of ageing rail system begins
In Singapore’s Little India, love is just a shutter click away
New York blackout: lifts stuck, subway trains halted, as huge power outage plunges Manhattan into darkness
How Hongkonger’s herbal soup shakedown in Beijing helps explain why local businessmen fear extradition to the mainland
Donald Trump renews attack on ‘weak, ineffective, stupid’ Republican Paul Ryan
Extradition bill protests: what Hong Kong’s history of riots can teach Carrie Lam
In defence of every Hongkonger’s right to scold the chief executive
UK police identify suspect behind leak of envoy Kim Darroch memos, British media reports
Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan deleted from website for mainland China’s controversial ‘social credit system’ as rumours swirl of implementation
Rice for breakfast? Not anymore: More Japanese waking up to perfectly toasted bread
Does Russia hold the key to China’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
Amid ongoing diplomatic tensions, Canada says China has detained another of its citizens
Gay ‘conversion therapy’ works, insists Israel’s education minister Rafael Peretz
France’s President Emmanuel Macron approves creation of ‘space force’ to protect French satellites
Barry weakens into tropical storm after making landfall west of New Orleans, but fears of flooding remain in coastal Louisiana
Australian newspaper obtains full FINA doping panel report on Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang
Central African Republic report cites ‘ecological disaster’ in calling for closure of 4 Chinese gold mines
Pharmacies and cosmetics shops targeted as parallel trading protest takes ugly turn in Hong Kong border town
Eternally stinky city? Rats feast on garbage in Rome as trash crisis sparks health fears


For Chinese firms in US, ability to navigate the cultural gap can determine success or failure
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen dismisses ‘irresponsible remarks’ on US arms sale
Macau junket operator Suncity vows to stop extending online betting to mainland China after expose by state media drew heat
US soldier killed in action in Afghanistan, Nato says
After Hong Kong troubles, engaging with young and restless is a priority
‘Record high’ pork prices to continue, health secretary says, as African Swine Fever strangles supply to Hong Kong
Homebuyers give their collective cold shoulder to new flats in Tuen Mun, Tai Po as persistent protest rallies weigh on sentiments
Body found in eastern China believed to be missing girl in abduction case
China ignoring US demand for trade war reform by reinforcing state-directed economic model
Grenade attack hits Ukraine TV channel set to air Vladimir Putin documentary
Dutch tourist killed in Malaysia’s Mulu National Park cave floods
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Violence? What violence? It’s all peace and love on the Hong Kong protest front
Media reports vanish as Chinese socialite Guo Meimei quietly freed from jail
Jailed former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho acted as go-between for former UNGA chief to meet Xi Jinping, according to documents filed for his appeal
Why issue of forced technology transfer is so vital for China and the United States
Pyongyang calling: how North Korea pressures defectors to the South
No one was injured in Pamplona’s fastest bull run this year, except for two runner who ran into each other
Hawaii’s governor declares state of emergency in Maui as wildfires triple in size
‘Tough stuff’: US Vice-President Mike Pence’s tour of migrant centre shows people crowded in cages
All smiles as Indonesia’s Joko Widodo and defeated rival Prabowo Subianto take public MRT ride together in Jakarta
Serving with kindness: the Hong Kong restaurant that helps people with intellectual disabilities find their way in the workplace
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Sheung Shui braces for protests as Hongkongers take to streets against parallel trading by mainland Chinese visitors
Al-Qaeda-linked militants ‘shot dead’ by security forces after attacking hotel in Somalia: police
Building relationships: how Hong Kong women overcome myths and prejudice to succeed as engineers in the male-dominated world of construction
University of Hong Kong will protect its students from summary arrest, says vice chancellor in impromptu dialogue with extradition bill protesters
Residents flee homes, restaurant tips into river, as magnitude-5.8 quake rocks southern Philippines
Dubai’s runaway Princess Haya is the least of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s problems
‘Victims and perpetrators’: rehabilitating Indonesia’s child bombers
In Duterte’s Philippines, fears of slow internet trump fears of China
North Korean defectors head back to school in the South to ‘re-educate’ themselves
Beijing security forum shows how Chinese military takes belt and road route to Africa
The difference between a Kowloon extradition bill protest and one on Hong Kong Island: it’s more than just fishballs
Anheuser-Busch scraps its US$9.8 billion IPO for Budweiser in Hong Kong, scuppering world’s largest fundraising plan of 2019
Swimming with sharks doesn’t faze Hong Kong actress and seasoned diver Hidy Yu, who is also committed to helping preserve marine life
India should ignore US-China politics in making Huawei call
Bruce Lee’s former Hong Kong mansion to be torn down to make way for Chinese studies centre
Taiwan’s presidential hopefuls fight on as Kuomintang primaries draw to a close
China’s legal system has a long way to go before it can be trusted
Southeast Asia fights back against trash menace after West turned region into world’s dumping ground
Hong Kong police ‘to stay on defensive’ while dealing with radical protesters and will only escalate approach if there is violence or occupation of major roads
Duterte’s drug war: human rights activists welcome UN’s decision to investigate killings, as Manila slams move as ‘insult’
Asia’s digital economy is booming. So why are Singtel and Co struggling?
Can Kai Tak, Hong Kong’s former airport, take off as the city’s second business district?
30 years after When Harry Met Sally, Katz’s Deli in New York invites contestants to imitate Meg Ryan’s fake climax scene
Shandong University sorry for ‘buddy programme’ to match foreign students with locals
Singapore economy: leaders ease recession fears as US-China trade war bites
Tencent steps up expansion in India with investment in fintech start-up NiYO
Scotland Yard investigating leak of British ambassador Kim Darroch’s memos on Donald Trump’s ‘inept’ administration
Jalapeño farmer Craig Underwood wins US$23.3 million after spicy ‘break-up’ with Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods
Chinese student Yu Huiling arrested in Japan for alleged theft via 7-Eleven’s 7pay smartphone service
Thousands flee as Tropical Storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast
Did Ross Perot give us Donald Trump? His anti-free trade 1992 campaign certainly gave us the blueprint
Daring new take on classic Chinese play Teahouse causes stir in France, as dozens walk out
House votes to limit Donald Trump’s Iran war powers
China brings in commerce ministry officials to boost trade talks team
Carer for mentally ill by day, musician and painter by night – Hong Kong man channels plight of the misunderstood into art
Pentagon races to track US rare earths output amid trade war with China
Britain sends warship HMS Duncan to Gulf after Iran tanker stand-off