Singapore to tag visitors with electronic monitoring devices to ensure Covid-19 quarantine compliance

RT - New arrivals to Singapore won’t necessarily have to quarantine at a government facility during the pandemic - some, including residents,...

Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan discuss road map draft on cooperation

APA - On July 27, in order to discuss road map draft on expanding cooperation in the field of trade and investment,...
Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un declares emergency & puts Kaesong city on total lockdown after 1st suspected...

The city of Kaesong has been placed on lockdown after a person with symptoms of coronavirus “illegally” crossed the border, North Korean...

Tokyo declares ‘red alert’ after spike in coronavirus cases

The Japanese capital raised its coronavirus alert to the highest ‘red’ level on Wednesday, prompted by a recent spike in daily new...

China Says UK’s Ban on Huawei is About ‘Politicisation of Commercial Issues’ Not ‘National...

The United States has been pressuring its NATO partners for some time to abstain from buying 5G tech from Huawei amid concerns...

Chinese ambassador accuses UK of ‘gross interference’ over Hong Kong

China’s ambassador to London accused Britain on Monday of gross interference and of making irresponsible remarks since Beijing introduced new security legislation...

Heavy Rain Leaves 18 Dead in Southern Japan; Abe Calls Troops

Heavy rains in southern Japan left 18 people dead, while 14 were missing, as flooding and mudslides trapped some residents, a Kumamoto...

China’s parliament passes national security law for Hong Kong, Cable TV says

China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, the city’s Cable TV reported, setting the stage for the most...

India bans Chinese apps including TikTok as tensions rise

India has banned 59 Chinese apps including the immensely popular TikTok short-video service, citing threats to its sovereignty, security and public order,...

Rebuking China, Senate moves to protect Hong Kong autonomy

In a bipartisan rebuke of China, the Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to impose sanctions on business and individuals —...

Turkmenistan finally announces readiness to receive WHO mission at start of July

Turkmenistan’s interior minister Rashid Meredov announced at a press conference at the end of last week that the country is ready to receive a mission from the WHO “at...

Beijing Closes Food Market and Locks Down Neighborhood After New Coronavirus Outbreak Emerges

 The largest wholesale food market in Beijing was shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighborhood locked down Saturday after more than...

7.1-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Indonesia

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia’s North Maluku province on Thursday, the country’s meteorological agency said. The epicenter of...

Kazakhstan Takes Another Economic Hit As Coronavirus Infects Oil Fields, Copper Mines

Kazakhstan is experiencing a double attack as the coronavirus spreads and world prices fall for oil -- one of the country's most...
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader says security law will not hurt freedom amid global alarm

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday Beijing’s proposed national security law for the city, which has raised alarm in the...