Asia

US seeks to rally Asian ‘Quad’ allies against Chinese ‘malign activity’

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Tuesday (6) visited Toyko to meet with some of Washington’s closest allies in Asia, Japan, Australia and India, to...

China moots closer ties with Bangladesh as Xi wants to take partnership to ‘new...

CHINESE president Xi Jinping has called for closer ties with Bangladesh and to jointly promote the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to take the...

Migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan, hoping to reach Europe, stranded in Bosnian woods

HUNDREDS of migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Morocco and Algiers, who are on their way to Europe, are stranded in forests and ruined former factory buildings...

‘War of words’ between India and Pakistan over Imran Khan’s UN speech

INDIA has called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s speech at UN general assembly an “incessant rant”. As a protest to the speech Mijito Vinito, the...

Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia

FILE PHOTO: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Secretary General Jagan Chapagain attends a signing ceremony after the International Automobile...

Japanese dining chain curries favour with Indian market

In this photograph taken on August 26, 2020, a man walks in front of the entrance of an outlet of CoCo Ichibanya Japanese curry...

Historic Afghan peace talks begin in Doha, 19 years after 9/11 attack

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, is broadcasted on the screen, as he delivers a speech during the opening session of the peace talks...

India, China accuse each other of firing in the air on tense border

INDIA and China have accused each other of firing in the air during a new confrontation on their border in the western Himalayas, in...

Modern slavery risks surge for Asian garment workers with coronavirus

THE risk of modern slavery in Asian manufacturing hubs has surged and is set to worsen with the economic impact of the new coronavirus,...

China can make India suffer ‘severe’ military losses – Global Times

CHINA is able to make India suffer more severe military losses than in the past if it wants to engage in competition, state-backed newspaper Global...