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.


Asia Pacific

North Korean planes pick up medical supplies in China – media

North Korean planes pick up medical supplies in China – media

Asia Pacific

Shanghai achieves ‘zero COVID’ status but normal life is weeks away

Shanghai achieves ‘zero COVID’ status but normal life is weeks away

Asia Pacific

Lacking vaccines, North Korea battles COVID-19 with antibiotics, home remedies

Lacking vaccines, North Korea battles COVID-19 with antibiotics, home remedies
Asia Pacific

Shanghai targets June 1 return to normal as COVID-19 lockdowns cool economy

Shanghai targets June 1 return to normal as COVID-19 lockdowns cool economy

Asia Pacific

North Korea’s Kim orders military to stabilize supply of COVID-19 drugs

North Korea’s Kim orders military to stabilize supply of COVID-19 drugs
Asia Pacific

Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shut by COVID-19, Beijing battles on

Shanghai aims to reopen more businesses shut by COVID-19, Beijing battles on

Asia Pacific

North Korea reports more deaths, says taking ‘swift measures’ vs COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea reports more deaths, says taking ‘swift measures’ vs COVID-19 outbreak
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Shanghai hunkers down for final COVID battle, Beijing outbreak stubborn

Shanghai hunkers down for final COVID battle, Beijing outbreak stubborn

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19
Asia Pacific

North Korea’s Kim says COVID-19 ‘great turmoil’ as 21 new deaths reported

North Korea’s Kim says COVID-19 ‘great turmoil’ as 21 new deaths reported