Asia News

Philippine air force helicopter crash kills all 7 aboardA Philippine air force helicopter carrying supplies for counterinsurgency forces has crashed in the country’s south apparently due to engine trouble, killing all seven people on board
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Nepali team first to top world's 2nd tallest peak in winterPakistan's Alpine Club says that a team of Nepalese climbers has made history by scaling the world’s second highest peak — K2 — in the winter season
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo released by Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Mount Semeru spews volcanic material during an eruption in Lumajang, East Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. The highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island of Java, spewed hot clouds as far away as 4.5 kilometers (nearly 3 miles) on Saturday. (National Disaster Mitigation Agency via AP)
Semeru volcano on Indonesia's Java island spews hot cloudsIndonesia’s Mount Semeru has spewed hot clouds as far away as 4.5 kilometers
The Associated Press8 hours ago
US NTSB team arrives in Indonesia to look into jet crashIndonesian officials say a team from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has arrived in Indonesia’s capital to join the investigation into the crash of a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Official: 2 insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamenAfghan police say an insider attack by at least two members of an Afghan militia has killed 12 of their fellow militiamen
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A medical worker wearing protective equipment waits for patients at a coronavirus vaccination facility in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus casesChina has finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A health worker is being administered COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Kolkata, India, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination driveIndia has started inoculating health workers in what is likely the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway
The Associated Press16 hours ago
India starts inoculating health workers in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaignIndia starts inoculating health workers in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign
The Associated Press16 hours ago
A man walks past the ruin of a government building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Damaged roads and bridges, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered Indonesia's rescuers after a strong and shallow earthquake left a number of people dead and injured on Sulawesi island. (AP Photo/Joshua Marunduh)
Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescueDamaged roads, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment are hampering Indonesia’s rescuers after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake left at least 49 dead and hundreds injured on Sulawesi island
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020, file photo, pro-democracy activists Leung Kwok-hung, left, and Raphael Wong Ho-ming holding placards, demand the release of the 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese authorities as they march to the Chinese central government's liaison office, in Hong Kong. A Chinese lawyer who represented a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was stripped of his law license on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021,  amid efforts by Beijing to crush opposition to its tighter control over the territory. The placards read "Never forget our brothers" and "Hope 12 Hong Kong activists come home soon." (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
China strips license of lawyer for Hong Kong activistA Chinese lawyer who represented a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist has been stripped of his license amid efforts by Beijing to crush opposition to its tighter control over the territory
The Associated Press1 day ago
Talks remain deadlocked between Indian farmers, governmentTalks between the Indian government and representatives of tens of thousands of protesting farmers remain deadlocked, with the government refusing to scrap new agricultural reform laws which the farmers say will benefit large corporations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Lawyer for Daniel Pearl's family faces uphill legal fightThe Pakistani lawyer for the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl is facing an uphill legal battle
The Associated Press1 day ago
John Clancey, an American lawyer who became the first foreigner arrested under Hong Kong's national security law, speaks during an interview in Hong Kong, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Clancey said Friday that the courts now have a choice between the new law and the city's legally enshrined freedoms, as China cracks down on dissent in the Asian financial capital. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
AP Interview: Arrested US lawyer says HK courts face choiceAn American lawyer who became the first foreigner arrested under Hong Kong’s national security law says that the courts now have a choice between the new law and the city’s legally enshrined freedoms
The Associated Press1 day ago
More Asia News
This component is currently unavailable.
AdChoices
AdChoices