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

Tokyo June heatwave worst since 1875 as power supply creaks under strain

Tokyo June heatwave worst since 1875 as power supply creaks under strain

Asia Pacific

What’s changed – or stayed the same – since Hong Kong returned to China

What’s changed – or stayed the same – since Hong Kong returned to China

Global Affairs

Indonesian peace mission to Russia and Ukraine to focus on food crisis

Indonesian peace mission to Russia and Ukraine to focus on food crisis
Asia Pacific

ASEAN envoy appeals to Myanmar junta to spare Suu Kyi jail

ASEAN envoy appeals to Myanmar junta to spare Suu Kyi jail

Asia Pacific

Villagers cheer Indonesian for capturing 14-foot crocodile using only a rope

Villagers cheer Indonesian for capturing 14-foot crocodile using only a rope
Asia Pacific

EXPLAINER: Hong Kong’s rocky political road since the 1997 handover

EXPLAINER: Hong Kong’s rocky political road since the 1997 handover

Global Affairs

Indonesia’s Widodo to visit Ukraine, Russia on peace-building mission

Indonesia’s Widodo to visit Ukraine, Russia on peace-building mission
Asia Pacific

Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID-19

Beijing to reopen schools, Shanghai declares victory over COVID-19

Asia Pacific

China’s Xi to visit Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover

China’s Xi to visit Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover
Asia Pacific

South Korean leader’s informal media events are a break with tradition

South Korean leader’s informal media events are a break with tradition