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India Covid surge: Hospitals send SOS as record deaths registered

Indian hospitals say their patients are dying because of a shortage of oxygen as Covid case numbers and deaths set new records for a...

Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese warplanes for second day

Taiwan has reported a large incursion by Chinese warplanes for the second day running, a show of force that coincides with the first days...

Thailand bans food, drink, newspapers and magazines on domestic flights

In an effort to stem the tide of the coronavirus, Thailand has banned food, drink and any printed materials other than safety information cards...

The family with no fingerprints

Apu Sarker was showing his open palm to me on a video call from his home in Bangladesh. Nothing seemed unusual at first, but...

India plans to vaccinate 300 million people against Covid-19. That’s almost the size of...

With a Covid-19 caseload that's surpassed 10 million people, India is the world's second worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, trailing only the United States. But it...

India arrests dozens over call centre ‘drug cartel’ scam

Indian police have arrested more than 50 people in Delhi on suspicion of being involved in an international call centre scam. The group is accused...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was charged under a controversial national security law...

Earlier this month, Lai was denied bail following an arrest on separate charges of fraud. He has been in custody since then. Lai is revered...

Rohingya relocated to remote island against their will, rights groups say

Authorities in Bangladesh have begun relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island despite concerns about safety and consent. About 1,600 refugees were being...

Agnes Chow: Hong Kong’s ‘real Mulan’ fighting for democracy

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been hailed as a hero by her supporters. But she is in custody awaiting sentencing on Wednesday...

Taiwan lawmakers throw pig guts in protest over meat imports

Lawmakers in Taiwan threw pig intestines and punches at each other as a brawl broke out in parliament over a proposal to ease restrictions...

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