Saturday, Jul 11, 2020


Aug 15, 2020 02:35 PM

Two million Californians go dark and the heat is just beginning

[LOS ANGELES] As many as two million Californians were plunged into darkness over the course of about four hours...

Aug 15, 2020 02:27 PM

Seoul returns to tougher social distancing rules as virus cases spike

[SEOUL] South Korea reported 166 new coronavirus cases as of Friday, of which 155 were domestic, prompting the...

Aug 15, 2020 01:51 PM

New Zealand Covid-19 outbreak grows, Australia still struggles

[MELBOURNE] New Zealand on Saturday reported seven new cases of the coronavirus as a lockdown in the country's...

Aug 15, 2020 01:16 PM

Alibaba's Freshippo says will test all Shenzhen employees for Covid-19

[SHANGHAI/SHENZHEN] Alibaba-owned supermarket chain Freshippo said on Saturday it has shut 21 off its Shenzhen...

Aug 15, 2020 12:49 PM

Japan's Abe sends offering to war dead shrine as conflict's legacy lingers in East Asia

[TOKYO/SEOUL] Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine for...

Aug 15, 2020 11:54 AM

Modi promises locally-made Covid-19 vaccine for all Indians

[NEW DELHI] India has three Covid-19 vaccines under trial and will ensure a vaccine reaches every citizen, Prime...