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# Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Asia, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Asia, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

News  »  World  /  China

China market still sluggish for Central and Eastern European g...

“Once you have tried it, you will know how good it is,” the Chinese live stream host said repeatedly, as she promoted Bulgarian rose tea, Hungarian dessert wine and Latvian body scrubs to tens of thousands of customers in China watching on an e-co...

News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party loses two-thirds of its dis...

Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party lost about two-thirds of its remaining district councillors on Sunday in a new round of resignations ahead of a requirement to pledge allegiance to the city and its mini-constitution or face disqualification.Elev...

News  »  Sports

Archery: Indian Women's Recurve Team Fails To Qualify For Toky...

Tokyo Olympics: Indian women's recurve team failed to qualify for the Olympics after a loss to lower-ranked Colombia in the Final Qualifier on Sund...

News  »  Politics

China will face international 'isolation' if no cooperation on...

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan implied China could face "isolation in the international community" as the pandemic's origins remain mur...

News  »  World  /  Asia

Emirates to resume passenger flights from India, South Africa ...

Aviation giant Emirates said on Sunday it will resume flights from India from next week, after Dubai lifted a ban imposed when coronavirus cases spiked.The United Arab Emirates, which includes Dubai, suspended all flights from India – including fo...

News  »  World  /  Asia

Emirates to fly from India again after ban over COVID-19

DUBAI: Aviation giant Emirates said on Sunday (Jun 20) that it will resume flights from India from next week, after Dubai lifted a ban imposed when COVID-19 cases spiked. The United Arab Emirates, which includes Dubai, suspended all flights from ...

News  »  Sports

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Hong Kong women into the World Rugby...

Hong Kong women’s are into the World Rugby Sevens repechage final after an emphatic 24-5 win over Argentina in the semi-finals in Monaco on Sunday.Winger Chong Ka-yan and co-captain Natasha Olson-Thorne pulled the strings in a completely rejuvenat...

News  »  World  /  Asia

Pope calls on Myanmar’s junta to allow houses of worship to be...

Pope Francis threw his weight on Sunday behind an appeal from bishops in Myanmar to the nation’s military leaders to allow aid to reach thousands of displaced people dying of hunger.“I join my voice to that of the Bishops of Myanmar, who last week...

News  »  Top Stories  /  India

Emirates to fly from India again after ban over virus

Aviation giant Emirates said Sunday it will resume flights from India from next week, after Dubai lifted a ban imposed when coronavirus cases spiked. The United Arab Emirates, which includes Dubai, suspended all flights from India -- including for...

News  »  World  /  India

UAE's Emirates To Resume Flights From India To Dubai From June 23

Aviation giant Emirates said Sunday it will resume flights from India from next week, after Dubai lifted a ban imposed when coronavirus cases spik...

News  »  Top Stories  /  India

India rejects criticism of new IT rules

India has dismissed criticism of its new IT rules relating to social media by three UN special rapporteurs on rights issues, saying the country's democratic credentials are well recognised and the right to freedom of speech and expression is guara...

News  »  World  /  Asia

Sri Lanka investigates troops over 'humiliation' of Muslims

Sri Lanka's military launched an investigation on Sunday (Jun 20) after social media posts showed soldiers forcing minority Muslims to kneel on the streets as a punishment for flouting COVID-19 lockdown rul...

News  »  World  /  India

"Misplaced, Exaggerated": India On UN Special Branch's IT Rule...

Citing its "democratic credentials", India today defended its new IT rules, which had recently come in for criticism from a special branch of the UN Human Rights Council. The rules empower social...

News  »  Top Stories

ICC World Test Championship final: New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson...

New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson takes two India wickets in successive balls while also completing a five-wicket haul during the ICC World Test Championship fin...

News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests: Civil Human Rights Front will not apply fo...

A Hong Kong group known for organising some of the city’s largest protests will not seek to hold its annual July 1 march for the first time in 19 years, citing the recent jailing of its leader and an ongoing police investigation into its legality....

News  »  Sports

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Hong Kong’s men through to the semis...

Hong Kong’s men put on a brave showing in a 36-5 loss to powerhouses France in their final World Rugby Sevens Repechage pool B match in Monaco’s Stade Louis II on Sunday.Coach Paul John’s side almost had a dream start after captain Max Woodward ne...

News  »  World  /  Asia

New Delhi shanty town blaze exposes plight of India’s Rohingya...

The number of people fleeing wars, violence, persecution and human rights violations rose for the ninth year in 2020 despite the pandemic, according to the United Nations’ refugee agency. About 20.7 million people are considered refugees under the...

News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Coronavirus: more Hong Kong restaurants try out tricky ‘vaccin...

A challenging arrangement under Hong Kong’s “vaccine bubble” that allows restaurants to boost operations provided staff and customers have received Covid-19 jabs finally showed signs of a breakthrough ahead of Father’s Day, nearly two months into ...