In its annual report, Human Rights Watch tracks unchecked abuse in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar, authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China – and also weighs in on year one of Trump's White House
According to The New York Times, US counter-intelligence has been working overtime since at least 2012 to uncover a possible pro-Beijing mole within the ranks of America's espionage services
'The location of the wreck has been confirmed,' China's transport ministry says on its official social media platform, adding the ship lay at a depth of around 115 meters
The Hang Seng Index climbs 0.25%, or 78.66 points, to finish at 31,983.41 – overtaking its previous high of October 30, 2007, before the global financial crisis kicked in
(3rd UPDATE) Joshua Wong is already on bail pending an appeal over a 6-month sentence for another protest-related offense
US authorities arrest a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies
Hong Kong's leading democracy activists appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary
Tokyo's statement comes on the same day that China announced 3 of its 'Coast Guard vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands'
(UPDATED) Information shows that Sanchi personnel were killed in the first hour of the accident 'due to explosion and the release of gas'
Wally Sombero, a self-proclaimed online gaming expert in the middle of a bribery scandal, says he wants President Rodrigo Duterte to understand the potential of Asia's growing online gaming industry
Richard Tan's lawyer says his client was not informed by the DOJ that an Immigration lookout bulletin was already issued against him
'We understand China is a powerful country but we are not a weak nation,' Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat tells a press conference when asked about the border dispute
The DFA draws flak for supposedly approving a Chinese request to conduct research in Benham Rise, while rejecting a similar request from a French think tank
In the absence of supercomputers, European scientists and industries risk yielding secrets or sensitive information as they increasingly process data outside the EU
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano claims the Department of Foreign Affairs approved China's request to do scientific research in Benham Rise and other areas while rejecting a similar request from a French think tank
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These heightened risks were not apparent among female night-shift workers in Australia and Asia, said the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.
President Duterte's spokesman and his defense chief are not on the same page when it comes to China's promise: Is it a promise just to stop new reclamation in the South China Sea, or also to refrain from militarization of its man-made islands?
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he is confident China will not protest the repairs, citing improved relations with the military superpower.
The tanker Sanchi, operated by Iran's Glory Shipping, was heading to South Korea when it collided with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship, the CF Crystal
Here's how some Asian regulators are handling the bitcoin phenomenon
During the 3-day trip which begins Monday, January 8, Macron plans to seek a 'strategic partnership' with Beijing, notably on terrorism and climate change
It would take 3-4 years before the 3rd telco player could operate, go into the market, and compete. The Duterte administration would be lucky to have it toward the end of its term.
The Malaysia Airlines jet disappeared with 239 people on board in March 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing after diverting from its flight path
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque raises the possibility that China Telecom may find unacceptable the constitutional limitations on foreign ownerships of telco companies
African ivory is highly sought after in China, where it is seen as a status symbol, and used to fetch as much as $1,100 a kilogram
(UPDATED) The Lighthouse Winmore, chartered by a Taiwanese company, has been impounded by South Korean customs authorities at the port of Yeosu on November 24 following an inspection
(UPDATED) In a tweet, US President Donald Trump accuses China of helping North Korea skirt sanctions
The two countries also highlight 'allegations of serious mistreatment of Wu Gan' and a former human rights lawyer while in detention, calling on Chinese authorities 'to adhere to procedures established by law'
China joins Japan in committing to aid Davao City after two tragedies affected its residents just before Christmas
The product withdrawals affects consumers in countries as far afield as China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Britain and Sudan, underlining the company's global reach and the difficulty in tracing all the potentially at-risk powder
'We agreed to cooperate in fighting terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and without any distinctions of any sort,' says Afghan foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani
Wu Gan was convicted guilty of 'subverting state power'
Rappler is compiling a list of countries that have sent messages of sympathy or assistance after Typhoon Vinta (Tembin) in the Philippines
Local media estimate Chinese warplanes have conducted at least 20 drills around Taiwan this year, compared to just 8 in 2016
Wooden slips found in Hunan contain an executive order from emperor Qin Shihuang, ordering people to find the 'elixir of life'
China's new super-dredger, called a 'magical island building machine,' is expected to take China's expansion in the disputed sea a step further
The news comes as the Communist country continues to strengthen its already tight regulation of the internet
The plane, codenamed 'Kunlong,' has flight capabilities that put all of China's island-building projects in the South China Sea well within range
The estimate is almost 10 times higher than the figure commonly accepted after the Chinese army's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing
Riley and Hill are indefinitely suspended from the UCLA college season
Counsellor Sun Yi of the Chinese embassy in the Philippines turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross
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The Philippine firm signs a deal with Chengdu Zhongxing Tiantong Technology Corporation to conduct a feasibility study, after which a definitive agreement may be reached
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte wants all China Telecom applications and licenses approved in just 7 days, says Malacañang
Aboitiz is in talks with Shandong Electric Power Construction Corporation III and Dongfang Electric Company to look into opportunities in China
The telco says 'the cumbersome number of permits' as well as right-of-way issues hamper its delivery of good internet service
China up until now has been the main source of fentanyl, shipping large amounts through Mexican narcotics networks to the US market
Google's move to open a Beijing office focused on fundamental research is an indication of China's AI talent, widely seen as being neck-and-neck with the United States in research capability
Chinese arrivals also record the biggest surge, jumping 39.28%, while Indian visitors rose 20.28%