N Korea bans foreign tourists over new virus

North Korea has banned foreign tourists to guard against the spread of a new virus from China, tour operators in China said.Foreign travel to North Korea has been temporarily suspended as of Wednesday, the Beijing-based Uri Tours said on its ...

16 hours ago

N Korea bans foreign tourists over new virus

China virus 'could mutate and spread further'

A new virus that has killed nine people could mutate and spread further, Chinese health officials have warned, as they ...

20 hours ago

Myanmar panel: Security forces might be committed war crimes

An independent commission established by Myanmar's government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces committed war crimes ...

21 Jan 2020

New China virus: Human-to-human transfer confirmed

A fourth person in China has died from a new virus that has spread rapidly across the country, as authorities ...

21 Jan 2020

JP Nadda elected as new BJP chief

Nearly seven months after becoming the working president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jagat Prakash Nadda formally take over the ...

20 Jan 2020

China moves to phase out single-use plastics

China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, the state planner said on ...

20 Jan 2020

9 killed in Indonesia bridge collapse

Nine people drowned and another was missing after a bridge collapsed on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the disaster agency said Monday.Some ...

20 Jan 2020

President Xi discuses Rohingya repatriation issue with Myanmar

China has reaffirmed its willingness to provide further support, within its capacity, ...

19 Jan 2020

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, ...

19 Jan 2020

Myanmar, China ink deals to accelerate Belt and Road

China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up ...

18 Jan 2020

China’s Xi arrives in Myanmar

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Nay Pyi Taw on Friday for ...

16 Jan 2020

US and China sign deal to ease trade war

The US and China have signed an agreement aimed at easing a ...

16 Jan 2020

Death penalty for ex-Pak president Musharraf thrown out

A court in Pakistan has overturned the death sentence handed down to ...

13 Jan 2020

Residents stranded as Australia fires escalate

An Australian town has spent the night cut off by bushfires as ...

10 Jan 2020

Mystery Chinese virus

A mystery virus - previously unknown to science - is causing severe ...

10 Jan 2020