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India can stop palm oil deforestation in Southeast Asia

Everyone has a fundamental right to breathe clean air, according to the World Health Organisation. However, as many...

Virus restrictions threaten Asia economic recovery in 2021

Coronavirus-ravaged economies across the Asia Pacific will make a "swoosh-shaped" recovery next year, the Asian Development Bank forecast...

Why 5G is racing ahead in Asia

Asia Pacific is leading the charge for the next generation of mobile connectivity. Major cities across the region...

World Bank’s IFC warns of Asia-Pacific ‘financial crisis’

The Asia-Pacific region risks a damaging financial crisis from a surge of non-performing loans caused by rising insolvencies, a senior official from...

Asean treads fine line as US-China rivalry, over annual forum

Asean’s top diplomats and their international counterparts on Saturday ended four days of gruelling virtual meetings, where US-China...

Beijing to impose restrictions on all US diplomats in China

Beijing will impose "reciprocal restrictions" on all American diplomats in China in response to earlier curbs on the...

Thailand tells universities to stop students’ calls for monarchy reform

Thai authorities have summoned the heads of universities to tell them to stop students demanding reform of the...

Sanctions Signal Tougher U.S Stance Toward Beijing Over South Sea

TAIWAN --- First-time U.S. sanctions against a group of Chinese companies believed to...

Malaysia Palm Oil Board slams ‘biased’ report by European biologist

PETALING JAYA --- The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) has accused a Europe-based academic of making...

Taiwan demotes ‘Republic of China’ reference on new passports

Taiwan has revealed the new design of its passport, minimising the words “Republic of China” and eschewing popular submissions featuring...

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