Asia

Asia

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years.

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

How an informant and a messaging app led to huge global crime sting

It took $100,000 plus expenses, and the opportunity for a reduced prison sentence, for the smartphone developer to collaborate with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in 2018 and kick-start ...

How an informant and a messaging app led to huge global crime sting

Hi-tech sting leads to global crackdown on organised crime, over 800 detained

Global law enforcement agencies hacked into an app used by criminals and read millions of encrypted messages, leading to hundreds of arrests of organised crime figures in 18 countries

Hi-tech sting leads to global crackdown on organised crime, over 800 detained

99 of 100 cities most at risk environmentally in Asia

Of the 100 cities worldwide most vulnerable to environmental hazards all but one are in Asia, and four-fifths are in India or China, according to a risk assessment

99 of 100 cities most at risk environmentally in Asia

Covid-19

WHO classifies India variant as being of global concern

The World Health Organziation said on 10 May that the B.1.617 variant first identified in India last year was being classified as a variant of global concern.

WHO classifies India variant as being of global concern

3 Bangladeshi women among top 100 Asian scientists

Three Bangladeshi women scientists have made it to the list of “best and brightest 100 Asian scientists” for their contribution in research

3 Bangladeshi women among top 100 Asian scientists

Developing Asia to recover strongly, but Covid-19 risks remain: ADB

Developing Asia, which groups 45 countries in the Asia-Pacific, is forecast to grow 7.3 per cent in 2021, the ADB said in its Asian Development Outlook report

A man rides past the India Gate on a bicycle in New Delhi on 28 April 2021, as the capital continues a lockdown amid the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

Senators urge Biden to impose more sanctions on Myanmar junta

A bipartisan group of US senators have urged the Biden administration to slap more sanctions on the military junta in Myanmar, including choking revenues to a state energy company, in response to its ...

Myanmar's junta chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (L) gestures as he is welcomed upon his arrival ahead of the ASEAN leaders' summit, at the Soekarno Hatta International airport in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on 24 April 2021

Global economy to stage vigorous recovery, jobs growth to lag

The global economy will recover this year from its coronavirus slump at a pace not seen since the 1970s as strong momentum builds in most major economies, according to Reuters polls of over 500 ...

Global economy to stage vigorous recovery, jobs growth to lag

Asia markets rebound after Wall Street rally

Investors took the New York drop as a cue to buy, with the Dow rising back above 34,000 and closing in on last week's record finish

Asia markets rebound after Wall Street rally
Load More