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    Myanmar questioning sex education in textbook

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 10:30am on July 09, 2020

    Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers – fictional characters in a new curriculum for Myanmar schools are causing a real-world tussle over morality in...

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    US, China impose visa restrictions on each other in Tibet row

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:11am on July 09, 2020

    The United States and China imposed visa restrictions on each other in tit-for-tat moves over their disagreement on Tibet, adding fuel to the diplomatic fire...

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    Uighurs urge ICC to probe Chinese ‘genocide’

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:31pm on July 08, 2020

    Exiled Uighurs urged the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to investigate China for genocide and crimes against humanity, filing a huge dossier of evidence with...

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    21 killed in China bus accident

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:31pm on July 07, 2020

    At least 21 people were killed when a bus carrying students to their annual college entrance exam plunged into a lake in southwest China on...

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    WHO monitoring China bubonic plague situation

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:28pm on July 07, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Tuesday it was monitoring a case of bubonic plague in China after being notified by the authorities in Beijing. A...

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    Australia warns of ‘arbitrary detention’ in China

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:22pm on July 07, 2020

    Australia warned its citizens Tuesday they could face ‘arbitrary detention’ if they travel to China, the latest sign of growing tensions between the two nations....

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    Malaysia investigates Al Jazeera documentary on migrant arrests

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Updated at 06:41pm on July 07, 2020

    Malaysian police said Tuesday they were investigating an Al Jazeera documentary about the arrests of undocumented migrants during the coronavirus lockdown after officials denounced it...

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    China, India agree to ease border tensions

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 02:00pm on July 07, 2020

    India and China have reached a consensus on easing the border tensions after skirmish that killed 20 Indian troops...

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    Myanmar army sacks officers over landslide tragedy

    Agence France-Presse. Yangon | Updated at 10:32am on July 07, 2020

    Two high-ranking officers were fired for having ‘failed their responsibilities’ after a landslide in Myanmar killed at least 174 jade miners, the country's military said...

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    Hundreds of drones light up Seoul sky with virus messages

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:26pm on July 06, 2020

    Hundreds of drones lit up the night sky in Seoul for a spectacular showcase of motivational and awareness messages as the world battles the coronavirus...