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Asia

10 Aug
Heavy rain has battered southwest China blocking traffic and leaving residents stranded. Torrential rain on Thursday caused a massive landslide along the mountain area. Traffic on the road was temporarily halted...
9 Aug
Tourists from quake-hit Gili Trawangan were evacuated on Monday with the national coast guard helping thousands to escape the island. The coast guard has been taking many of those stranded to Lembar. Tourists...
9 Aug
A young woman was rescued on Tuesday. She was buried under rubble when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Indonesia's resort island of Lombok. She was eventually pulled out after surviving two days buried....
7 Aug
Police raided flats in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh and rescued 24 girls who had been forced into the sex trade, police said on Monday (August 6). The girls were taken from an illegal shelter home...
6 Aug
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha donated 3 million Bahts for flood affected people in Myanmar. The Myanmar Ambassador to Thailand received the donation at the Government House in Bangkok on Monday. The...
6 Aug
Days of protests led by students in Bangladesh continued on Sunday because of being triggered by the death of two teenagers run down by a speeding bus in the capital. Traffic in heavily congested Dhaka has...
6 Aug
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Bali hit the neighbouring Lombok island on Sunday (August 5). The quake killed at least one person. It was felt for several seconds in Bali, where people ran out of houses, hotels,...
6 Aug
A Japanese delegation led by Foreign Minister of Japan, Mr. Taro Kono arrived at Nay Pyi Taw International Airport through Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday.  The delegation led by the Japanese foreign...
5 Aug
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday (August 5) at the presidential palace in Jakarta. Pompeo was in Indonesia as part of his five-day Asia trip after his attendance...
5 Aug
Thousands of people attempted to break the Guinness World Records with a Indonesian line dance called 'poco-poco' on Sunday (August 5). The event was held ahead of the Asian Games that will kick off...

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