Hong Kong government sues mask supplier over HK$100 million paid after finding products not all from Japan as agreed
Wirecard executive fled by private jet to Belarus as firm collapsed
Hong Kong lockdown: was it worth it? A look at whether city’s harshest coronavirus measure was effective
‘Chimney effect’ may be spreading Covid-19 at large private housing estate in Hong Kong, health expert says
China gold mine blast: 10 confirmed dead and one still missing a day after 11 survivors rescued
US rejects Hong Kong request for WTO panel over ‘Made in China’ labelling row
Hong Kong population decline warning, as provisional census figures show more deaths than births in city for first time
Oxford pub once frequented by JRR Tolkien to shut after 450 years
Malaysian musician Choo Hao Ren slammed for music video featuring Instagram influencer Qiu Wen in brownface
‘Bored’ Dutch youths hunt down paedophiles amid rise in vigilantism
Share of Hong Kong sports associations with anti-sexual harassment policies has increased, but some are still inadequate, watchdog says
Shanghai’s legislative advisers urge city’s financial exchanges to merge and list to open the world’s second-largest market place
Hong Kong protests: ‘joint enterprise’ doctrine urged by prosecutors could implicate those not at scene of illegal gathering, riot
Chinese Covid-19 lockdowns: Jilin residents vent anger over food shortages
China’s vegetable prices hit record highs ahead of Lunar New Year due to cold winter, coronavirus lockdowns
Singapore activists appeal court ruling on gay sex ban
China’s state-led growth model to intensify in 2021 as ambitious provinces lay out growth targets
Hong Kong fourth wave: coronavirus-linked slump will continue through first half of 2021, retail body predicts
A year after its first coronavirus case, Malaysia’s contact-tracing efforts are falling dangerously short
Hong Kong authorities seize HK$29 million worth of illicit cigarettes, the fourth major bust so far this month
Can China encourage its people to have more babies? New local government proposal attempts to address demographic fears
Hong Kong pro-establishment district councillors seek to ensure opposition rivals disqualified if oaths violated
Cathay Pacific warns new Covid-19 quarantine for aircrew could force it to slash passenger flights by two-thirds and cost company HK$400 million a month
Coronavirus: Taiwan to quarantine thousands in effort to curb latest outbreak
Israel extradites woman facing 74 child sex abuse charges in Australia
Indian army reveals ‘minor’ border clash with Chinese troops
Coronavirus: a Wuhan dissident’s lockdown has lasted nearly 400 days and counting
South Korean pro-equality party chief sacked for sexual harassment
US leads world on artificial intelligence but China is catching up: study
Hong Kong police searching for driver of bloodied car thought to have hit and killed elderly woman in Tuen Mun
Hong Kong health experts question if weekend Covid-19 lockdown was worth the cost as city expects more than 70 new cases
Hong Kong teen found guilty of vandalising shop that had drawn protesters’ ire
China-US tensions: new American defence chief calls on Japan and South Korea to team up in Indo-Pacific
Kuaishou aims to sell shares at up to HK$115 each, as world’s second-largest video sharing app kicks off bumper Hong Kong IPO
US lawmakers threatened as Republicans signal resistance to Trump impeachment trial
Studying in a WORLD-CLASS British international school is never too far
What happens next for Donald Trump’s impeachment trial?
Coronavirus: Australia approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine; New Zealand confirms new case; Japan mulls longer state of emergency
China largest recipient of FDI in 2020, but ‘effects of coronavirus on investment will linger’
Hong Kong university suspends student leaders over banned memorial for undergraduate who fell to his death near site of protest
Portugal’s President Rebelo de Sousa re-elected, pledges coronavirus fight ‘first priority’
Mask acne, Zoom face: how coronavirus gave a nip and tuck to Singapore’s cosmetic surgery industry
Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has Covid-19
US president Joe Biden speaks to France’s Emmanuel Macron vowing ‘close coordination’
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam can avoid policy U-turns by welcoming views outside tight circle of experts, observers say
Four players, president of Brazilian football club Palmas killed in plane crash
Coronavirus boom for Malaysia’s rubber glove industry loses shine amid worker rights abuses
Most Hong Kong firms plan to boost pay by 3 per cent but pace of hiring set to slow, survey finds
Joe Biden to reinstate US coronavirus travel restrictions, adding South Africa to banned list
Joe Biden set to repeal Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people joining the US military
Coronavirus: Israel bans international flights to curb virus spread amid lockdown clashes
Chinese Covid-19 vaccines in demand, but will efficacy data affect its diplomacy goals?
Coronavirus: Egypt launches programme using China’s Sinopharm vaccine
Israel opens embassy in United Arab Emirates in historic move between Jewish state and Gulf
Scotland’s leader Nicola Sturgeon vows to push for second independence vote
Two arrested for burning effigy of Denmark’s premier Mette Frederiksen at coronavirus protest
Israeli cabinet approves signing deal to upgrade ties with Morocco
Self-exiled former Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui gives evidence to British parliament related to freezing of his HSBC accounts
The JL-3: the new missile ‘raising the cost’ of a US fight with China
Indonesia seizes Iranian, Panamanian tankers for illegal oil transfer, other violations
Hong Kong lockdown: officers help residents understand need for Covid-19 testing as they break down language barriers
Philippines universities deny becoming breeding ground for communist rebels
China’s export hub Guangdong remains cautious on economic outlook after tough 2020
Fighting Covid-19 ‘like trying to catch rats in a china shop without breaking the plates’, says Chinese expert
Hong Kong lockdown: residents given food they either cannot eat, or cannot open
US-China relations: Washington urges Beijing to stop pressuring Taiwan after reports of airspace incursion
Coronavirus: France scrambles to avoid fresh lockdown; UK health minister warns over new variants’ vaccine resistance
Hong Kong finance chief hopes support for innovative technology will be key to city’s economic recovery
Chinese environmentalists up in arms over forest destroyed to make way for vineyards
Indonesia deports Russian social media star for partying in breach of pandemic restrictions
China’s provinces set confident economic growth targets for 2021
Hong Kong lockdown: expert proposes fresh round of Covid-19 testing in Yau Tsim Mong’s restricted area, warns second confinement zone may be needed around nearby market
Some 132,000 Filipinos call Japan home, years after arriving to work at pubs
What does Beijing’s current silence over Britain’s citizenship offer to Hongkongers mean for the fate of BN(O)?
Meet the Malaysian on a mission to make Hokkien great again, amid Mandarin’s rising popularity in Southeast Asia
China-India border dispute: satellite images reveal new Chinese village in conflict zone
China’s military ‘prepares for war’ with joint operations, cross-training
New Zealand records first coronavirus community case in months
Hong Kong lockdown on course to lift early on Monday after nearly 7,000 tested; over 70 new Covid-19 cases due
US, Japan defence chiefs vow closer ties amid China’s activities in South, East China seas
Indonesia’s clean energy dream: a victim of coronavirus, or politics?
China hopes for a miracle as rescuers try to reach trapped miners
Cold cases, warm leads? In Singapore, the unsolved murders of Lim Shiow Rong and Felicia Teo have gripped the nation
As Philippines seeks Covid-19 vaccines, ghost of Dengvaxia controversy lingers
Dutch police arrest Chinese-Canadian man described as Asia’s ‘El Chapo’
US Senator Bernie Sanders’ mittens memes go viral, giving schoolteacher 15 minutes of fame
An airport named after Donald Trump? South Florida county says ‘no’ to that suggestion
Huawei moves into smart vehicles as US sanctions stymie 5G and semiconductor ambitions
Covid-19 leaves Japan’s ski resorts deserted amid perfect conditions for famed Japow powder snow
Coronavirus: why Covid-19 vaccination campaign is not a quick cure for Hong Kong’s ills
Joe Biden speaks to Boris Johnson in first presidential call to a European leader
Coronavirus: Spain’s defence chief resigns over vaccine row after skipping priority queue
Joe Biden’s US presidency seen as a likely boon for Africa
France will tighten legislation on incest, says President Emmanuel Macron after controversial book published
How to help your child cope amid the coronavirus pandemic: spend more time with them, use social media less – and find ways to laugh every day
Donald Trump shuns ‘ex-presidents club’ – and the feeling among members is mutual
United States condemns Russia’s arrests of more than 1,800 protesters supporting Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
Brazil’s indigenous leaders move to sue President Jair Bolsonaro for ‘crimes against humanity’
Coronavirus vaccine woes rise for Europe amid new delays
How US$145 million in ‘dark money’ donations helped Joe Biden win the presidency
Legendary US television host Larry King dies at 87
US-China tension: preventing war ‘relies on conversations between their militaries’
Hong Kong might have to ‘swallow bitter fruit’, ex-leader says as he pushes for choosing chief executive by consultation
Hong Kong fourth wave: food supplied to residents locked down for Covid-19 testing slammed as inadequate
Chinese embassy in US denies asking for talks about Biden-Xi summit
Coronavirus: Japan death toll tops 5,000; Malaysia cases hit new daily high
China gives coastguards power to fire on foreign ships in disputed waters
Coronavirus: Wuhan’s clubbers back in business a year after lockdown
Taiwan reports large incursion by mainland Chinese air force
Author still dealing with backlash over Wuhan Diary on city’s fight against Covid-19
China, Kenya agree repayment holiday on US$245 million worth of debt
When President Biden gets tough on China, can US count on Vietnam?
Coronavirus: Portugal enters ranks of most cases per capita amid infection surge in Europe
US ban on China firms could affect US$60bn of bonds, says JPMorgan
Hong Kong’s homebuyers pile back into real estate market, snapping up Nan Fung’s LP10 flats in Tseung Kwan O
Sri Lankan health minister who took ‘magic potion’ tests positive for Covid-19
Chinese President Xi Jinping says corruption remains biggest threat to Communist Party
Donald Trump turns to ethics lawyer Butch Bowers to defend him in impeachment trial
Bleak outlook for Hong Kong film industry as Covid-19 keeps cinemas shut and fewer movies are made
Sham marriages and divorces are common in China to beat limits on home and vehicle ownership – no wonder Shanghai has cracked down
Hong Kong fourth wave: city on verge of grim Covid-19 milestone, with 80 new cases expected to push total above 10,000
Alexei Navalny’s supporters vow protests despite looming crackdown in Russia
China grants detained Canadian national Michael Kovrig online consular access
Who’s who of mainland financiers in Hong Kong as Mandarin becomes the common tongue for Central’s investment bankers
Ships continue to transport coal to China, despite ban on Australian imports
‘More painful than death’: a year on from coronavirus lockdown chaos in Wuhan
Why are Chinese car makers setting up shop in Pakistan?
Hong Kong hiking: the domestic helpers scaling new heights to tackle countryside litter scourge
Joe Biden makes first calls to Canada, Mexico amid strained US ties with North American neighbours
How a US woman’s ‘elevated lifestyle’ tweet showed what Bali really thinks of privileged Western tourists
South Korea orders Japan to pay damages to group of former ‘comfort women’ over treatment in military brothels
Vietnam beat coronavirus. With its economy booming, can it face up to China?
Hong Kong maids need a break, but Covid-19 fears make it harder for them to gather on days off
Mass Covid-19 screening in Beijing after two cases of strain found in Britain
Coronavirus hits and misses in roller-coaster year for Hong Kong: horror cruise, rules fatigue and a call the health minister will never forget
China’s retailers must expand online presence in wake of coronavirus to survive future ‘black swans’, says Chinese lifestyle goods chain Miniso
China to boost pay for PLA forces after years of sweeping reforms
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei calls for decentralisation, focus on profits to survive US trade sanctions
US president Joe Biden orders review of domestic violent extremism threat after Capitol insurgency
Privacy fears as Indian city Lucknow readies facial recognition to spot harassed women
For mainland Chinese migrants in Australia, adapting to new home made worse by coronavirus, racism and isolation
Hong Kong lockdown: police cordon off about 200 buildings in bid to beat spreading coronavirus outbreak
Sex abuse inquiry identifies 81 children and 37 adult victims of Jesuit priests in Spain
United States Senate confirms retired general Lloyd Austin as first Black chief of Pentagon
Top US medical adviser Fauci says Trump’s coronavirus approach ‘very likely’ cost lives
Iran calls on Joe Biden to ‘unconditionally’ lift nuclear sanctions imposed by Donald Trump
Coronavirus: new variant found in Britain might be more deadly than original, says Boris Johnson
Nancy Pelosi to send Donald Trump impeachment article on Monday, says Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer
In the wake of Capitol riots and Trump’s exit, who will galvanise America’s alt-right?
Retaliation for British BN(O) visa scheme, Hong Kong election overhaul discussed on sidelines of meeting of top legislative body: source
Four people smugglers jailed for decades over deaths of 39 Vietnamese found in UK truck
Chinese city boss fired after slapping subordinate in public
US sign-up for Covax a ‘shot in the arm’ for WHO vaccine scheme
Chinese police shoot dead hostage taker in school siege
Italy opens probe into TikTok ‘blackout challenge’ death of 10-year-old girl
Coronavirus mutations pose challenge to vaccine makers
RTHK terminates long-term contact of journalist known for hard-nosed approach, union says
Coronavirus: anger in Switzerland after South African tycoon Johann Rupert jumps vaccine queue
Arrest of Hong Kong opposition figures a ‘fairly obvious’ abuse of law, says new head of city’s Bar Association
Hong Kong lockdown: anger, confusion but also a move that’s ‘better than nothing’ – residents mixed over looming Covid-19 restrictions
Coronavirus: Hong Kong anti-racism watchdog speaks out against Deliveroo, Foodpanda customer requests for non-South Asian delivery drivers
Why China’s central bank leads antitrust drive and how this may affect Alipay, WeChat Pay
Coronavirus: no evidence Norway elderly deaths caused by Pfizer’s vaccine, WHO says
‘It can be eaten’: Malaysian woman says she’s no odd fish, despite reaction to her koi soup
Iran goes after bitcoin farms as power blackouts intensify
Hong Kong judge overturns police officers’ convictions for making false statements
Shanghai changes rules to stop couples from faking divorces as they vie for less up-front money to buy residential property
NetEase Beijing employee tests positive for Covid-19, company orders staff to work from home: local media
Coronavirus: Singapore says it’s given 60,000 vaccine shots, as it tightens social distancing curbs ahead of Lunar New Year
China’s hi-tech hub Guangdong sees higher education investments boom in bid to rival Silicon Valley with home-grown talent
Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Israeli police, trigger riot over coronavirus lockdown
China’s space programme plans to launch first mission to the sun next year
Hong Kong lockdown: what tens of thousands of residents trapped inside stay-at-home zone can and cannot do after Covid-19 spike
China’s small businesses in ‘urgent need’ of support to protect jobs and boost domestic demand, State Council says
Sanctions on China to remain even with Sino-US tensions set to ease under President Joe Biden, says Hong Kong’s American Chamber of Commerce
Hong Kong upstart Greater Bay Airlines formally applies for rights to operate more than 100 routes
China’s trade with US failed to meet phase-one deal targets last year, and 2021 is not expected to yield more success
Tokyo seeks US vow of support in East China Sea, as dispute with Beijing heats up
‘Useless Edison’, DIY video star, sorry for making torture device replica after outcry from women on social media
Coronavirus in China: new film praises Wuhan ahead of lockdown anniversary
Germany’s coronavirus death toll tops 50,000 as EU discourages travel
A surprise star on Inauguration Day, a surrogacy scandal and more
Suicides in Japan up for first time in 11 years, as coronavirus stress hits women harder
Hit back at China, US Republicans tell Joe Biden after Beijing hits American officials with sanctions
Isis support in Indonesia drops, but warnings of ‘pop up’ terror cells
China gold mine blast: rescue of 21 people trapped will take at least two more weeks, official says
Taiwan negotiator confident of free-trade deal with US – eventually
Inside Joe Biden’s Oval Office: new rug, chair and no more Trump ‘Diet Coke button’
South Korea jails former Olympic coach for sexual assault, but case ‘tip of the iceberg’: academic
Taiwan’s exclusion from global forums must end: outgoing US envoy Kelly Craft
Coronavirus: Japan to toughen restrictions; India expands vaccine exports
Hong Kong’s pro-establishment lawmakers make case for surveillance cameras in classroom to monitor teachers’ speech
Hong Kong refuse worker dies after ‘falling 35 floors down rubbish chute’ in Tuen Mun residential tower
Joe Biden, a devout Catholic, wears his faith on his sleeve
Donald Trump returns to a business empire ravaged by coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus: Hong Kong to place tens of thousands in lockdown in bid to contain outbreak; residents must show negative test to exit certain neighbourhoods
Human trafficking in Thailand drops as coronavirus restrictions hinder networks
As Covid-19 rages on, is Singapore risking too much to host the World Economic Forum?
Coronavirus: Hongkongers stranded overseas fear travellers from Britain who returned via Dubai and tested positive for Covid-19 could make getting home harder
US charges Indonesian extremist Hambali in 2002 Bali bombings
Hong Kong homebuyers defy broken economy, surging unemployment, snapping up flats at Wheelock’s Monaco project in Kai Tak
China’s top anti-corruption body gathers to map out strategy in Beijing
Stripping British National (Overseas) passport holders of Hong Kong residency could spark another crisis
Bribes, fake factories and forged documents: the buccaneering consultants pervading China’s factory audits
Coronavirus: Chile approves CoronaVac as Chinese manufacturer continues to defend its test results
Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette quits amid bullying scandal
Xi Jinping steps out in US$700 parka, giving Chinese sportswear company’s shares a boost
Indian iron ore exports to China surged in 2020, but India’s own needs keep it from being a key supplier
Joe Biden to seek full 5-year extension of New Start nuclear pact with Russia
Nancy Pelosi says she’ll send Donald Trump impeachment article ‘soon’ with trial in limbo
Can Joe Biden ensure America’s inevitable decline will be peaceful?
German scientists help paralysed mice walk again
EU Parliament condemns China deal over Hong Kong crackdown
Newborn girl’s heart stopped beating in suspected blunder at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital
New head of top Hong Kong legal body wants government to amend national security law so countries will reinstate extradition agreements
Will Joe Biden meet Xi Jinping? China awaits clues to future of US relations
At least 32 killed as twin suicide bombings rock Iraqi capital of Baghdad
Senior lands official takes legal action against boss after waiting eight years for approval to build houses in Hong Kong
Tencent-backed video sharing app Kuaishou kicks off Hong Kong IPO targeting US$5 billion
Hong Kong woman facing firearms charge after being arrested carrying stun gun shaped like cigarette lighter
Do fintech giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have monopoly power? China’s new regulation leaves experts guessing
China-US relations: angels can triumph over evil and get ties back on track, Beijing says
Coronavirus: Chinese travellers chafe at tough rural Lunar New Year restrictions
Biden stirs ‘optimism and hope’ in Asia, with Korean and Singaporean leaders singing his praises
National security law: Hong Kong district councillors will be required to pledge allegiance to city, top official reveals
Coronavirus: fire hits world’s biggest vaccine maker in India; Japan’s Tokyo sees more than 30,000 cases in a month
US Capitol riot: how the internet exposes the weak links in American democracy
Japan weighs in on South China Sea dispute, adding to pressure on Beijing
Funding body to issue HK$165 million in grants for Hong Kong universities to develop better online teaching methods
China’s weak consumer spending requires its leaders to upgrade policy toolkit, Beijing adviser says
After months of US pandemic turmoil under Trump, Biden unveils ambitious Covid-19 strategy
Partner in Hong Kong law firm issues legal challenge against regulator’s decision to shut his practice down
Pet food: Malaysia woman’s koi soup raises eyebrows after she makes meal out of dead fish
As Biden takes office, US still viewed as ‘grey rhino’ risk for Chinese economy
Hong Kong police arrest man in connection with 62kg of ketamine discovered in tins of skin cream
WhatsApp-obsessed Indonesia and India struggle to forsake app amid privacy policy confusion
Vanishing snow, sinking Tokyo Sky Tree: sobering forecast for Japan if climate change goes unchecked
Hong Kong police arrest three for stealing credit cards from lockers at Happy Valley sports facility, spending HK$500,000
China doubles new renewable capacity in 2020 and raises thermal plants base to five-year high
China’s Xinjiang more than doubled its US exports in 2020, despite Trump’s sanctions and bans
Scientists test if vaccines can beat Covid-19 mutations
Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s annual Lunar New Year night parade to be replaced by online shopping platform
Hong Kong fourth wave: airline sector braces for impact as city mulls 14-day quarantine for aircrew amid coronavirus pandemic
Japan, South Korea exports boosted by China demand
Purge on Joe Biden’s first day as president
Joe Biden seeks to bring normalcy back to White House after tumultuous 4 years
Nora Quoirin’s family to challenge Malaysian inquest ruling
One worker confirmed dead in Chinese gold mine blast
Celebrating America, A-listers bring star power to Joe Biden inauguration
World powers hopeful for reset with US under Joe Biden
Coronavirus: is China ready for the mRNA vaccine revolution?
Nepal to transform Mount Everest trash into art to raise environmental awareness
Hong Kong fourth wave: city shifts testing of sewage samples to coronavirus-hit Yau Tsim Mong district
Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesian investigators look at faulty automatic throttle
15 million people given Covid-19 vaccines in China as Spring Festival nears
Biden recalls telling China’s Xi Jinping the US is about ‘possibilities’ before swearing in appointees
Departing US FCC chair says Chinese telecoms threats are top national security issue
Coronavirus: how close is Hong Kong to rolling out its Covid-19 vaccination scheme?
China-Australia relations: what drove Chinese initial public offerings to stay away from Down Under since 2017?
Coronavirus: Peru doctors go on hunger strike over pandemic working conditions
Tokyo Olympics still in boxer Rex Tso’s dreams – ‘I’m not going to quit … I’ll keep going’
‘No South Korean culture’: North Korea cracks down on foreign media, speaking styles, porn
Can TikTok owner ByteDance break the mobile payments duopoly of Alipay, WeChat Pay?
Coronavirus: Hong Kong set to approve BioNTech jab before end of week as deep-freeze storage facility selected
Chinese capital Beijing sets sights on building ‘trillion yuan’ hi-tech manufacturing clusters
Thailand ramps up use of royal insult law, further stoking dissent among activists
America bids farewell to Trump, but Trumpism lives on
Indian village cheers for Kamala Harris during swearing-in as US vice-president
Biden inauguration: new US president pledges to unify a tense, divided nation while fighting a pandemic
Proud Boys organiser arrested in Florida over siege at Capitol building in Washington, DC
Critic of Chinese President Xi Jinping, fellow activist set to face stiffer charge, sources say
Bodybuilder with one leg sets up disability centre to help and inspire China’s 85 million disabled people
Elton John and Ed Sheeran among musicians slamming UK’s ‘shameful’ failure on EU touring rules
Coronavirus: European Union moves to bloc-wide recognition of antigen tests
Beijing sanctions a slew of Donald Trump administration officials
French Muslim groups deal blow to Emmanuel Macron’s anti-extremism charter
Dead whale, one of Mediterranean’s largest, found off Italy’s coast
Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, captures ‘bruised, but whole’ US at inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Germany to be first country to end mass culling of male chicks
China-Australia relations: Beijing raises wool import quota, but move not seen as sign of warming ties
Inside the ugly transition at the Pentagon
Chile approves China’s coronavirus vaccine, CoronaVac, with 10 million doses expected
Roadside bomb kills four Pakistani soldiers and wounds five in Balochistan province
Newspaper group calls for full trial in case of publishing Meghan Markle’s letter to father
Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last
Coronavirus: UK hospitals left looking like ‘war zones’ after infection surge, says top science adviser
Donald Trump leaves parting Oval Office letter for Joe Biden
British government blasts Beijing over threat to stop recognising Hong Kong BN(O) passports
At least two people dead after explosion brings down building in central Madrid
Hong Kong florists have until Friday to decide whether they want to join Lunar New Year flower fairs
Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration: live updates as new US leader replaces Donald Trump
How Mike Pompeo’s ‘genocide’ label for China over Xinjiang may set tone for Joe Biden
China’s central bank defines monopoly for the first time in antitrust curb of world’s largest online payment services market
Donald Trump leaves White House, snubbing Joe Biden’s inauguration
Indian state of Gujarat renames dragon fruit to spite China, gets roasted online
Wuhan mayor to step down, a year after he came under fire over coronavirus response
China says it wants to get relations with US ‘back on the right track’
Coronavirus in China: residents of five Beijing neighbourhoods told to stay home
Coronavirus: China calls for revisions to reports at WHO, defends early response
Kimchi wars: South Korean academic takes spat with China to new level with tart ad in New York Times
Joe Biden plans immediate executive actions as Donald Trump era ends
Chinese firms catch up with US companies in value added to Singapore’s economy, fixed-asset investments hit 10-year high
Coronavirus: China grapples with ‘mini Wuhan’ as cases rise in the north
China’s Chang’e 5 orbiter en route to solar observation point
Row between Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and ex-chief CY Leung deepens as top adviser weighs in on issue of elections
Suspected ketamine worth about HK$12 million airmailed into Hong Kong as milk powder from the Netherlands
Hong Kong fourth wave: city’s pro-Beijing politicians to get mainland Covid-19 jab this week, ahead of major political gatherings in the capital
Pelosi says Trump could be accessory to murder after Capitol riot
China’s belt and road: what’s holding up the trains from Pakistan to Turkey via Iran?
US-China relations: prepare for ‘greater uncertainty’ in bilateral ties, observers say
Coronavirus: Japan official denies pre-Olympics mass jab roll-out schedule; Singapore Airlines trials pre-departure testing service
China jobs market still seen as weak, unstable even as unemployment rate returns to pre-coronavirus level
China reckons US democracy is imploding but could be missing the point
Backlash to Chinese actress Zheng Shuang’s surrogacy scandal: ‘definitely not innocent’, authorities say, while brands distance themselves
In Vietnam, world’s largest cave still attracting tourists – but only locals
China revamps trade negotiation team ahead of possible fresh talks with Biden administration
Brazil may face shortages of China’s Covid-19 vaccine amid strained ties
Hong Kong authorities seize HK$46 million worth of illicit cigarettes, arrest five in New Territories raid
China-India border dispute: new village near Tibet sparks talk of eastern front as neighbours face off
Hong Kong lawmakers call on city’s leader to do more in coronavirus fight and help struggling residents at hearing on policy address
Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal echoes in US as Jho Low associate is pardoned by Trump
Coronavirus: WHO says UK strain in over 60 countries as US death toll passes 400,000
Hong Kong protests: ousted opposition lawmaker found guilty of assaulting police loses appeal against conviction
China’s iron ore imports from India rose nearly 90 per cent in 2020, with purchases from Australia and Brazil also up
Police arrest seven Hong Kong bankers in HK$6.3 billion money-laundering bust – the biggest case in nearly a decade
Indonesia to deport US ‘digital nomad’ who tweeted that Bali is LGBT friendly
Thailand’s king works to bolster his image as protests set to continue
China FDI rose to record level in 2020 despite coronavirus, fastest growth rate in five years
Hong Kong fourth wave: more than 70 new coronavirus cases expected, tougher testing could keep numbers high
South Korea’s Moon names new foreign minister as he looks to revive stalled peace talks with Pyongyang
Europeans believe China will overtake US in a decade, despite Biden presidency
Donald Trump expected to pardon Steve Bannon, reports say
‘Mike Pompeo was the best ever’: China’s Wolf Warriors are tweeting again
Joe Biden to give ‘most important inaugural speech since Lincoln’
Biden administration to fully review North Korea approach: Blinken
Hong Kong protests: Queen’s Counsel hired to prosecute Jimmy Lai, eight others steps down amid withering criticism in Britain
Main events of Joe Biden’s inauguration day
Alibaba founder Jack Ma delivers video speech to China’s rural teachers in first public appearance in three months
India to start exporting coronavirus vaccines, as its own inoculation drive fails to meet targets
Hedge fund Elliott Management to shift operations to London and Tokyo as it closes its Hong Kong office
Hong Kong’s outgoing Bar Association chair calls for renewing of contacts – ‘even on a modest level’ – amid chilly relationship with Beijing
China increased US debt holdings for first time in six months in November despite overall decline
China keeps benchmark loan rate steady for ninth straight month with ‘inaction not surprising’
Coronavirus: Chinese local authorities step up efforts to convince migrant workers to stay put over Lunar New Year
Coronavirus: could Singapore’s vaccine drive become a victim of the city’s own success?
Coronavirus pandemic could be WHO’s ‘Chernobyl moment’ for reform, review panel says
In farewell video, Donald Trump says he’ll pray for Joe Biden, but won’t say his name
Can a flashy, action-packed PR video by Hong Kong police win them new supporters?
China’s Communist Party warns cadres it’s on the corruption warpath
Blackstone, Carlyle, Bain among suitors fine-tuning bids for Asian distributor of Fancl’s beauty products ahead of Friday deadline
Joe Biden inauguration: Donald Trump trashes tradition as tense Washington prepares for new president to swear in
Britain’s Boris Johnson fights off Tory revolt over China genocide ruling
Italy’s Giuseppe Conte survives crucial confidence vote, keeping fragile government afloat
Kenya seeks debt relief from China as railway loan deadline looms
Coronavirus pandemic reveals Japan’s hidden poverty, with women hit especially hard
Why is Suga so insistent on the Tokyo Olympics? It’s partly the threat of losing face to China
Antony Blinken, US secretary of state nominee, says Trump’s tough approach to China was right but tactics were wrong
Hong Kong developers Wharf, CK Asset gear up to launch luxury projects as surging stock market creates vast new wealth
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny releases investigation into ‘Putin’s palace’
Chinese actress Zheng Shuang’s surrogacy scandal rocks social media, prompting fresh debate over China’s ban of the practice
US coronavirus deaths top 400,000 as Donald Trump leaves office
Joe Biden taps Asia expert Ely Ratner as top Pentagon adviser on China
Top Republican Mitch McConnell says Donald Trump ‘provoked’ US Capitol attackers
Two National Guard members pulled from Joe Biden’s inauguration over right-wing ties
US declares China has committed ‘genocide’ in treatment of Uygurs in Xinjiang
US poised to get first openly transgender federal official after Joe Biden taps Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary
Tencent super app WeChat celebrates a decade of influence in China’s online world, but are its best years behind?