As the whole nation joins efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, scientists in China have started efforts aimed at developing vaccines and drugs for the virus.
Duterte has admitted that he was getting a “bit tired” of his job.
The United States, Japan other nations race to get their citizens out of Wuhan.
Donald Trump’s lawyers, eager to attain his swift acquittal, pushed back forcefully Monday against explosive new allegations from former national security advisor John Bolton, insisting the US president’s dealings regarding Ukraine were not impeachable.
The Palestinians on Monday urged world powers to reject Donald Trump’s peace plan, which they said president Mahmud Abbas had refused to discuss with his US counterpart despite several outreaches.
China extends its biggest holiday to buy time in the fight against a viral epidemic.
Three rockets slam into the US embassy in Iraq’s capital on Sunday.
Malaysia banned visitors from the Chinese city of Wuhan and its surrounding Hubei province on Monday, in a bid to contain the spread of a deadly virus.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said aircraft were on standby to evacuate Thais from virus-hit Wuhan but China has not given permission, saying it can control the situation.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr has rejected any offer of “blood money” for the murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende in Kuwait, saying the lawyer hired by the Philippine government to prosecute is not authorised to suggest or accept blood money from her killers.
Huge crowds gathered for India’s Republic Day parade Sunday, with women taking centre-stage at the annual pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring army tanks, horses and camels.
The deadly coronavirus claims more than 56 lives, all in China.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake which struck eastern Turkey rose to 31, officials said, as rescue efforts continued.
China expands travel restrictions to contain a viral contagion that killed 56 people.
Two Rohingya women were killed and seven others injured in shelling the Myanmar military and insurgents blamed on each other, days after the UN’s top court ordered the country to protect the beleaguered Muslim minority.
A major explosion of the Philippines’ restive Taal volcano no longer appears imminent, authorities said Sunday as they partially lifted a mass evacuation order but warned residents should remain ready to flee.
Disease has also spread to Hong Kong, Macao, Japan, South Korea, US, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam
China locks down nearly 20 million in two cities at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak.
Bangkok remains blanketed in unhealthy smog on Thursday morning.
Malacañang Palace on Tuesday basked in the unprecedented public approval of President Rodrigo Duterte, whose net satisfaction rating hit a new record-high based on the recent survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
An American journalist working for an environmental website has been arrested over an alleged visa violation in Indonesia that could send him to jail for years, his employer said Wednesday.
Democrats on Wednesday accused Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial of seeking to cheat to ensure re-election in November, and called for “courage” by the president’s fellow Republicans while considering the case against him.
A large water-bombing plane crashed while fighting fires southwest of Sydney on Thursday, killing all three US crew on board, Australian officials said.
Authorities scramble to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.
Republicans and Democrats clash over calling witnesses.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak won the High Court’s approval today for a handwriting expert to authenticate his signatures on documents tendered as evidence in his trial for misappropriating RM42 million (about $10.3 million) from SRC International Sdn Bhd.
The government is considering whether to impose a ban on personal car use in affected areas to cope with high levels of hazardous ultra-fine PM2.5 dust particles in the air, if levels exceed 100 microgrammes per cubic metre (µg/m³), twice the safety level.
The key rebel group behind a 16-year insurgency in Thailand’s Muslim-majority south has met the kingdom’s head negotiator for the first official meeting in their peace talks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed a new government on Tuesday, less than a week after he announced sweeping constitutional reforms and his longtime prime minister resigned.
Lebanon ended a painful wait by unveiling a new cabinet line-up, but the government was promptly scorned by protesters and faces the Herculean task of saving a collapsing economy.