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UN chief warns of violence at home, Japan nears emergency

TOKYO (AP) — With more than 1.2 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the U.N. chief appealed for “peace at home” — all...

The Latest: South Korea health minister urges vigilance

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes...

Insider Q&A: ‘Everyone will suffer’ from US-China spat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months ago, the United States and China signed an interim “Phase 1'' trade deal, signaling a cease-fire in the trade...

Malaysia detains boatload of 202 presumed Rohingya refugees

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said they have arrested a boatload of 202 people believed to be minority Muslim Rohingya refugees after...

9 rebels, 3 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir fighting

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Nine rebels and three Indian soldiers were killed in a pair of gunbattles in disputed Kashmir, an Indian army official...

Jamie Oliver teaches easy-to-make quarantine meals amid lockdown

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Those under quarantine are in for a treat as British chef, Jamie Oliver, debuts a new cooking show “Keep...

San Francisco nurse dances to COVID-19 educational facts on TikTok

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As the Coronavirus outbreak worsens, many countries, which are overwhelmed by the sharp rise of infection cases, have issued...

Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after a White House warning that as many as 240,000 Americans might die of the coronavirus...

Japan’s SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. called off its offering of up to $3 billion worth of shares in office-space rental...

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