Asia Pacific

News, features, and special reports from the Asia Pacific region, the world’s most populous and fastest-growing region. Covers countries and territories in East Asia; Southeast Asia; Australia and New Zealand; Melanesia; Micronesia; Polynesia; and Russia’s Asian region.


Technology

China cyberspace regulator drafts new rules for internet behemoths – sources

China cyberspace regulator drafts new rules for internet behemoths – sources
Asia Pacific

Indonesia jails militant from group blamed for Bali bombings

Indonesia jails militant from group blamed for Bali bombings

Asia Pacific

Thousands in Hong Kong volunteer to adopt hamsters amid COVID-19 fears

Thousands in Hong Kong volunteer to adopt hamsters amid COVID-19 fears
Asia Pacific

Water crisis looms for tsunami-hit Tonga; New Zealand help on the way

Water crisis looms for tsunami-hit Tonga; New Zealand help on the way

Asia Pacific

Vietnam detects first Omicron cases in the community – state media

Vietnam detects first Omicron cases in the community – state media
Asia Pacific

Japan poised to widen COVID-19 controls as Omicron drives record infections

Japan poised to widen COVID-19 controls as Omicron drives record infections

Asia Pacific

All homes on 1 of Tonga’s islands destroyed, 3 dead

All homes on 1 of Tonga’s islands destroyed, 3 dead
Asia Pacific

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters after COVID-19 found in pet shop

Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters after COVID-19 found in pet shop

Asia Pacific

China urges caution opening overseas mail after Omicron case

China urges caution opening overseas mail after Omicron case
World

Indonesia passes law to relocate capital to remote Borneo

Indonesia passes law to relocate capital to remote Borneo