Brazil’s health regulator has authorised the import from China of a potential vaccine against the coronavirus, just days after President Jair Bolsonaro insisted he wouldn’t…View More Brazil approves import of Chinese coronavirus vaccine that Jair Bolsonaro had previously refused
Thailand’s capital of Bangkok is more than 8,800km away from the scenic Bavarian lake region where King Maha Vajiralongkorn quietly took up residence as crown…View More Is Germany about to lose patience with Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn?
This is the second of a three-part series on the push for electrification in the world’s largest vehicle market, looking at the battery makers that…View More China leads the industry that powers electric cars by a country mile. What will it take for global battery makers to catch up?
A sharp drop in the number of foreigners cleared to work in Hong Kong this year appears to reflect the scarcity of jobs in a…View More Lack of jobs in Hong Kong, more than national security law, main reason for sharp fall in expats arriving, observers say
The US coastguard will start to base Enhanced Response Cutters in the western Pacific for maritime security missions, the national security adviser said on Friday,…View More US coastguard to deploy fast-response craft as counter to China’s ‘illegal fishing, harassment’ in western Pacific
US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden sparred over each other’s alleged back-room dealings with foreign powers on Thursday when they met…View More Trump-Biden final debate offers some pointers for US policy in Asia
One of the Hong Kong Philharmonic’s quarantined musicians, Megan Sterling, principal flute, plays her husband’s trombone for a change in her quarantine room at Penny’s…View More Bach, whisky, and bed – quarantined musicians of the Hong Kong Philharmonic put a brave face on their Covid-19 isolation
Thai royalists rattled by the mass rallies calling for the government to be ousted and reform of the monarchy have claimed there is a conspiracy…View More As Thailand’s protests snowball, rattled royalists would rather blame a hidden foreign hand than look inward
The Hong Kong government on Friday rejected a proposal to meet Taiwanese authorities to exchange evidence and sort out travel details for the wanted murder…View More Hong Kong rejects Taiwan’s proposal for official meeting to hand over evidence, sort out travel for murder suspect
The propaganda being issued by the Chinese Communist Party on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean war – the country’s only armed…View More China-US relations: Beijing’s Korean war propaganda ‘out of date’, observers say