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October 08, 2020
Coe supports athletes' right to take knee on Olympic podium
Dressed in a blue suit and speaking in a light drizzle, Sebastian Coe stood at the edge of the track at Tokyo’s new National ...
October 03, 2020
Trump COVID infection thrusts world in uncharted territory
News that the world’s most powerful man was infected with the world’s most notorious disease dominated screens large and ...
September 10, 2020
Asia Today: India has record spike of 95K new virus cases
India reported another record spike of 95,735 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours as the virus spreads beyond its ...
August 29, 2020
Abe says 'gut wrenching' resignation leaves goals unfinished
Japan's longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, said he is stepping down because a chronic health problem has resurfaced.
August 06, 2020
Asia Today: Central Japan region put under virus emergency
A governor in central Japan announced a state of emergency Thursday because of rising virus cases and asked businesses and ...
August 02, 2020
Virus surges in India, Philippines; Australia imposes curfew
Surges of new coronavirus cases continued Sunday in India and the Philippines, which recorded another daily high to surpass ...
August 01, 2020
Asia Today: SKorea arrests leader of church with big cluster
South Korean prosecutors arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect Saturday as part of an investigation into ...
July 31, 2020
Heat! What heat? Tokyo Olympics would have been on cool side
Friday would have been Day 7 of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics — almost the halfway point. The focus has shifted to how ...
July 23, 2020
Asia Today: Tokyo sets virus case record as holiday begins
The city of Tokyo announced a record 366 new daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, exceeding 300 for the first time as Japan ...
July 17, 2020
Asia Today: South Korean prosecutors question church leader
South Korean prosecutors on Friday questioned the leader of a secretive church sect over accusations it hampered the ...
July 16, 2020
Asia Today: Australian virus hot spot adds hospital beds
Australia’s coronavirus hot spot, Victoria state, moved to increase available hospital beds Thursday and reported a record ...
July 15, 2020
Asia Today: Rules return in Hong Kong, India, ease in China
Renewed restrictions took effect in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with restaurants limited to takeout after 6 p.m., as the Asian ...
July 10, 2020
Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state has record 288 cases
Australia's Victoria state on Friday reported a new daily record of 288 coronavirus cases as well as a record number of ...
July 09, 2020
Asia Today: India's cases jump, transmission rate increases
India reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections Thursday and its transmission rate is increasing for the first time ...
July 06, 2020
Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?
As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for ...
July 06, 2020
Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics
Tokyo’s governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on handling the ...
July 05, 2020
Tokyo governor wins 2nd term, buoyed by handling of virus
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike has won a second term to head the Japanese capital, propelled to an election victory Sunday by public ...
July 04, 2020
English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world
Pubs, hair salons and movie theaters across England reopened Saturday as part of Britain’s biggest step toward post-outbreak ...
July 04, 2020
Asia Today: 3,000 Australians in Melbourne in hard lockdown
Australia’s Victoria state recorded 108 new coronavirus cases Saturday, forcing authorities to lock down nine public housing ...
July 03, 2020
Asia Today: Kim urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency ...