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Asia virus latest: Australia raids cruise ship; Taiwan demands WHO apology

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: - Australian police raid virus-hit cruise ship -Australian police raided the coronavirus-stricken Ruby Princess cruise ship and seized its black box, as part of a crimi...

Asia virus latest: Australia raids cruise ship; Taiwan demands WHO apology

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: - Australian police raid virus-hit cruise ship -Australian police raided the coronavirus-stricken Ruby Princess cruise ship and seized its black box, as part of a crimi...

Asia virus latest: Wuhan lockdown ends, markets drop

Fpo - Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: - Joy as exodus from Wuhan begins -Voicing joy and excitement from behind face masks, tens of thousands of people fled Wuhan after a more than two-month travel ban on...

In Asia, bucking the global lockdown trend

Fpo - As the coronavirus pandemic sparks global lockdowns, life has continued comparatively unhindered in places like Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong after their governments and citizens took decisive early action against the unfolding crisis.

Prisoners dread virus outbreak in race against time

Jakarta - Sleeping shoulder-to-shoulder on the floor of a crumbling, windowless room, prisoners in Indonesia fear an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus inside its walls is a "disaster waiting to happen".

Asia virus latest: Trump doubts China figures, Australia cruise standoff

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic:- Trump casts doubt on China virus figures -President Donald Trump cast doubt on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers,...

Asia virus latest: Japanese business sentiment negative; April pranks off

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: - Japan business sentiment negative -Confidence among Japan's biggest manufacturers has plunged into negative territory for the first time in seven years, a key survey ...

Asia virus latest: Myanmar reports first death, China factory turnaround

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic:- First confirmed death in Myanmar - Myanmar reported its first coronavirus death -- a 69-year-old man who had returned to the country in mid-March after receiving cancer trea...

Asia virus latest: Markets fall, Aussies in quarantine

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: - Markets resume sell-off - Asian markets fell following a steep drop on Wall Street as the jubilation from last week's enormous US stimulus package faded and investors...

Asia virus latest: China bans foreigners, markets up on stimulus

Fpo - Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic:- China bars foreigners to halt second wave -Foreigners are banned from entering China, while non-nationals with valid visas and resident permits will be blocked from co...

Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes

Fpo - From Australia's Bondi Beach to the streets of New Delhi, authorities across Asia ramped up efforts this weekend to stem the coronavirus amid fears of a second wave of infections in places where outbreaks had appeared under control.

Asia deploys innovative, if invasive, tech to curb virus

Fpo - Electronic bracelets and phones that report your whereabouts, text messages if you stray too far from quarantine and digital detectives tracking where you've been -- Asian countries have embraced innovative, if somewhat invasive, tech to counter the co...

Asia stocks dive, dollar soars as ECB bazooka fails to ease fears

Fpo - Asian equities sank again Thursday while the dollar surged as a European Central Bank plan to spend more than $800 billion to buy bonds failed to instil optimism in traders who fear that the world is heading for a virus-fuelled economic catastrophe.

ECB's monetary bazooka peps up Asian stocks

Apo - Stocks in Asia bounced back Thursday after the European Central Bank launched an emergency plan to buy bonds in what one analyst said could be a "game changer" for the coronavirus-wracked eurozone.

Asia stocks sink after US bans Europe travel on virus

Apo - Stock markets tumbled Thursday after US President Donald Trump announced a 30-day ban on travel to the United States from Europe over the coronavirus.

Asia stocks extend global rout on coronavirus fears

Apo - Stocks in Asia sank at the open on Thursday, extending a global rout as fears intensify over the spread of the new coronavirus, now dubbed a pandemic by the World Health Organisation .

Virus fears, violence hit International Women's Day rallies

Santiago - Hundreds of thousands took to the streets across the globe to mark International Women's Day on Sunday, despite many events in Asia being cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak and attacks on women at some events in Europe and Asia.

Thousands rally in Asia for International Women's Day despite virus fears

Bangkok - Thousands took to the streets across Asia for International Women's Day on Sunday even as the coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of events in the region.

Rhymes to riches: Def Jam banks on Southeast Asia rap stars

Chon Buri - When Singapore's Yung Raja remixed "Gucci Gang" by US rapper Lil Pump, he swapped the original's flashy cars and a prowling tiger for a beer can and Tamil food in a viral YouTube video that reeled in hip-hop label Def Jam.

Micro-pollution ravaging China and South Asia: study

Paris - Nearly 90 percent of the 200 cities beset by the world's highest levels of deadly micro-pollution are in China and India, with most of the rest in Pakistan and Indonesia, researchers reported Tuesday.

Kashmir journalist wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize

Fpo - Freelance reporter Ahmer Khan was named the winner of the 2019 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize on Thursday for his coverage on the ground in India-controlled Kashmir during Delhi's lockdown of the region.

Boeing sounds alarm about virus impact on aviation

Fpo - Boeing issued a stark warning Wednesday about the impact of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, saying there was "no question" it would hammer the aviation industry and the broader economy.

Coronavirus clips wings of Asia's biggest air show

Fpo - Asia's biggest air show opened in Singapore Tuesday under the shadow of a deadly coronavirus outbreak that has forced companies to withdraw, kept visitors away and is battering the aviation industry.

Virus restrictions hit Australia AFC Champions League games

Melbourne - The AFC Champions League was thrown into further chaos Sunday with Australia advising fixtures due to be held in Perth and Sydney can no longer take place due to travel restrictions over the deadly coronavirus.

98 Degrees to perform overseas in Southeast Asia in 2020

Grammy-nominated pop group 98 Degrees will be performing overseas in 2020, in such places as Hawaii and Southeast Asia. Digital Journal has the scoop.

98 Degrees to perform overseas in Southeast Asia in 2020

Grammy-nominated pop group 98 Degrees will be performing overseas in 2020, in such places as Hawaii and Southeast Asia. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Asia ramps up defence against coronavirus

Bangkok - Asia stepped up its defences Tuesday against a new SARS-like virus, introducing mandatory screenings at airports of arrivals from high-risk areas of China as authorities move to head off a billowing regional health crisis.

Yoshiki honored as one of Asia's '30 Heroes of Philanthropy' 2019

Japanese rocker Yoshiki has a major reason to be proud. Forbes Asia has named him as of its "30 Heroes of Philanthropy" for the year 2019.

Protests end 60-year run for Hong Kong Open golf

Fpo - Next week's Hong Kong Open, one of the biggest and oldest golf tournaments in Asia, was postponed on Wednesday following months of anti-government protests in the city.

Asian football final moved from N. Korea after blacked-out match

Kuala Lumpur - The final of an Asian club tournament has been moved from Pyongyang to Shanghai, football officials said Tuesday, a week after North and South Korea played out a surreal World Cup qualifier in an empty stadium.
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A view of Busan, the Republic of South Korea’s second largest city after Seoul
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