Despite trade wars, Trump says US ‘open for business’

US president wants to avoid policies that make it difficult for others to do business with America.

Australian Open winner Kenin tastes defeat on WTA return

American concedes she made too many errors.

Trump commutes corrupt former politician’s sentence

One of those pardoned by US president is 'junk bond king' Michael Milken.

Angka korban Covid-19 di China cecah 2,000 kes

Suruhanjaya Kesihatan Hubei turut melaporkan 1,693 kes jangkitan baru.

US, Taliban on verge of withdrawal deal

Deal could be inked as soon as Feb 29.

Russia bans Chinese citizens over virus concerns

Decision was made because of worsening of epidemic in China.

Covid-19 death toll surges to 2,000

Hubei province records 132 new cases.

‘Go on, Wuhan!’ is message Beijing Guoan send with their Asian...

Team lends support to the locked-down city with a 1-0 win over Chiangrai United.

Ashraf Ghani secures 2nd term as Afghan president

Results come nearly 5 months after poll in which Ghani's main rival alleged votes were rigged.

Toxic gas leak leaves at least 14 dead in Pakistan

250 people had been admitted for treatment, after complaining of breathing difficulties and burning eyes.

UN demands ‘thorough’ probe of village massacre by Cameroon army

Army called the attack which killed 23, including pregnant women and children, an 'unfortunate accident'.

Spurs holding on for dear life after Son’s injury, laments Mourinho

Portuguese manager is already without star striker Harry Kane, sidelined since January with a torn hamstring.

Facebook blocks Singapore anti-govt page but slams law’s overreach

Political website States Times Review refused to comply with official demands to put up 'corrections'.

Foreign firms struggle to resume operations in virus-afflicted China

Companies face a 'logistical nightmare' with supply chain disruptions, travel restrictions, staff shortage.

Most coronavirus infections are ‘mild’, claim China researchers

Study says the virus' death rate is at 2.3%, whereas SARS' fatality rate was nearly 10%.

Moroccan village hopes to draw ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

Inhabitants of this Unesco World Heritage Site are eager for an influx of tourists.

Vietnam F1 Grand Prix to proceed in April despite virus fears

Hanoi signed a 10-year, multi-million-dollar deal with Formula One last year.

Thieves steal 6,000 surgical masks from hospital in Japan

With the rise in virus cases, masks have sold out at many drug and discount stores across the nation.

Ex-coast guard chief charged over bungled S. Korea ferry rescue

Passengers, most of them schoolchildren, obeyed orders to stay in their cabins as the vessel slowly sank.

Coronavirus cases reach nearly 550 on cruise ship at Japanese port

An additional 88 have tested positive on the Diamond Princess despite the quarantine.

Chinatowns suffer brunt of virus panic and stigma

In Chinatowns across the world, businesses report their earnings have dropped by more than half.

Shanghai hospital tries array of treatments for patients

Anti-viral medications, plasma from recovered patients, traditional Chinese medicine are used.

Roadside bomb kills policeman assigned to escort polio vaccine team

Pakistani Taliban and other militants have targeted polio vaccinators in the past.

Cambodia PM defends ship docking despite passenger’s virus diagnosis

Almost 1,000 remain onboard the Westerdam, barred from leaving until they are tested.