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Timeline of events: The national security law's impact on Hong Kong

November 12, 2020 12:23 PM

Here is a timeline of developments since China imposed national security legislation in Hong Kong.

Covid-19 strikes back in virus-free Vietnam: What happens now?

July 30, 2020 3:56 PM

HANOI (REUTERS) - Vietnam has had one of the world's best records in containing the coronavirus despite bordering China, its biggest trading partner, where the virus was first reported.

Who was behind the Jakarta riots?

May 29, 2019 10:38 AM

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The riots that gripped parts of Central and West Jakarta from late May 21 to the early hours of May 23 have left behind many questions, including who masterminded the apparently "pre-planned" violence that resulted in at least eight deaths and hundreds of injuries.

Indonesia election: What you need to know about Prabowo's legal challenge of the results

May 25, 2019 12:29 PM

JAKARTA - Presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto and his running mate Sandiaga Uno on Friday (May 24) filed a lawsuit with Indonesia's Constitutional Court, in a bid to overturn the incumbent President Joko Widodo's victory at the April 17 polls.

Akihito's abdication: Looking back on the Heisei Era from 1989 to 2019

April 28, 2019 5:00 AM

Japan uses its imperial eras to bookmark a period in time, and to reflect the zeitgeist and overall spirit of the population. Heisei (achieving peace), which ends on April 30 when Emperor Akihito abdicates, will be remembered as a time of economic stagnation and severe disasters, but also a time when Japan's entertainment and sports icons won hearts all over the world. Japan Correspondent Walter Sim looks back on some of the highs and lows of Heisei, as Japan hits the reset button on May 1 when it rings in the Reiwa (beautiful harmony) era with Crown Prince Naruhito as the country's 126th monarch.

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