More than a dozen US sailors have been injured after a nuclear submarine hit an "unknown object" while submerged in waters around the South China Sea. Fifteen sailors had minor injuries when the USS Connecticut collided with the object o..
The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday recognised access to a clean and healthy environment as a fundamental right, formally adding its weight to the global fight against climate change and its devastating consequences. The vote passed with overw..
The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review. Delta variant does not appear to make children sicker ..
China's President Xi Jinping has said that "reunification" with Taiwan "must be fulfilled", as heightened tensions over the island continue. Mr Xi said unification should be achieved peacefully, but warned that the Chinese ..
A Chinese man who challenged the country's government and worked to expose the coronavirus situation in Wuhan has reappeared after 600 days missing, Chen Qiushi put his life on the line when he took the last train to Wuhan in late January 2020..
Philippines “First Daughter” Sara Duterte has been in lockstep with her father, following him into law and succeeding him as a city mayor. Now, she’s leading the race to replace Rodrigo Duterte as president. So far, the feisty po..
Taiwan will keep bolstering its defences to ensure nobody can force them to accept the path China has laid down that offers neither freedom nor democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday, in a riposte to Beijing that its government denounced. ..
China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the Pentagon's former software chief told the Financial Times. China, the world’s seco..
North Korea's leader has vowed to build an "invincible military" in the face of hostile policies from the United States, according to state media. Kim Jong-un added that weapons development was for self-defence, and not to start a wa..