Asia
LEMERY, Philippines—A Philippine volcano that erupted last weekend belched smaller plumes of ash and shuddered continuously with earthquakes ...
1 day ago
A Hong Kong-based airline has apologized after it demanded a passenger take a test to prove she was ...
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A recent landslide victory for Taiwan's reelected president represents a strong pushback against Beijing’s encroachment on the island’s ...
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TAGAYTAY, Philippines—A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending ...
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has refused to provide details behind her government’s decision to block the director ...
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KABUL, Afghanistan—Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods ...
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Schools and businesses shut across the Philippine capital on Monday as a volcano belched clouds of ash across ...
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A couple in the Philippines went ahead with their wedding Sunday despite the eruption of a volcano spewing ...
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Philippines authorities have urged a "total evacuation" of nearly half a million people near the capital Manila, after a ...
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The executive director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) was denied entry into Hong Kong on Jan. 12 as ...
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Protests erupted across Iran for a second day after Iranian military admitted it had mistakenly shot down a ...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen met with the de facto U.S. ambassador to Taipei a landslide reelection victory.
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A small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election on Jan. 11, commending ...
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People are feared dead after a large fire at a chemical plant in Palghar, India, near Mumbai, a ...
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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen won a second term by a landslide in the island’s presidential election on Jan. ...
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TAIPEI, Taiwan—Solidarity between Taiwanese citizens and Hong Kong protesters was on full display at a rally to drum ...
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One of the largest known meteorites to hit Earth struck nearly 800,000 years ago, but the exact spot ...
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A Japanese billionaire will give away more than $9 million to 1,000 people on Twitter to see if ...
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Tokyo prosecutors obtained an arrest warrant Tuesday for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s wife on suspicion of perjury, ...
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Rubbish collectors rescued a baby from a bin at the bottom of a trash chute in Singapore on ...
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JAKARTA—An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck southwest of Indonesia's Aceh province on the island of Sumatra on Tuesday ...
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In her first weekly press conference of the new year, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was terse when ...
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A bluefin tuna sold for $1.8 million (193.2 million yen) in the first auction of the new year ...
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PHNOM PENH—Thirty-six people were killed and 23 more injured when a tourist guesthouse under construction in Cambodia collapsed, ...
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Public health experts outside of mainland China are calling on Chinese authorities for transparency, after a mysterious outbreak ...
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Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Thursday, Jan. 2, after flash floods ...
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TAIPEI—Taiwan's top military official was among eight people killed on Thursday, after a helicopter carrying them to visit ...
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