East Asia

China's Xi to open Communist Party congress, likely signalling plans for next five years

channelnewsasia.com

China's Xi to open Communist Party congress, likely signalling plans for next five years


Read More ...

Jay Leno grabs dinner at Metro Detroit Chinese restaurant

clickondetroit.com

Jay Leno grabs dinner at Metro Detroit Chinese restaurant


Read More ...

China's economic growth slowed in third quarter: AFP survey

france24.com

China's economic growth slowed in third quarter: AFP survey


Read More ...

China’s Communist Party to enshrine Xi Jinping’s philosophy in constitution

hindustantimes.com

China’s Communist Party to enshrine Xi Jinping’s philosophy in constitution


Read More ...

China confirms bird flu outbreak at poultry farms in central province

reuters.com

China confirms bird flu outbreak at poultry farms in central province


Read More ...

China's precedent-breaking Xi Jinping gets set to bolster his power

sg.yahoo.com

China's precedent-breaking Xi Jinping gets set to bolster his power


Read More ...

Thousands flee violence, hunger - ASEAN/East Asia

thestar.com.my

Thousands flee violence, hunger - ASEAN/East Asia


Read More ...

Popular Stories

Home / Asia / E. Asia

East Asia - Latest Stories

  • New policy agenda, leadership team in spotlight as China opens 19th Communist Party Congress
    New policy agenda, leadership team in spotlight as China opens 19th Communist Party Congress

    , straitstimes.com

    BEIJING - All eyes are on China on Wednesday (Oct 18) as it opens the 19th Communist Party Congress (CPC), the most important event on its political calendar that will chart the direction of the country in the next five years and unveil a new leadership team under President Xi Jinping. Almost 2,300 delegates - elected from more than 89 million party members across China - are attending the week-long party congress at the Great Hall of the People
    Read More ...

    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Government |  Parliament |  Leadership | 
    Places: E. Asia |  China |  Singapore | 

Politics & Government

  • New policy agenda, leadership team in spotlight as China opens 19th Communist Party Congress
    New policy agenda, leadership team in spotlight as China opens 19th Communist Party Congress

    , straitstimes.com

    BEIJING - All eyes are on China on Wednesday (Oct 18) as it opens the 19th Communist Party Congress (CPC), the most important event on its political calendar that will chart the direction of the country in the next five years and unveil a new leadership team under President Xi Jinping. Almost 2,300 delegates - elected from more than 89 million party members across China - are attending the week-long party congress at the Great Hall of the People
    Read More ...

    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Government |  Parliament |  Leadership | 
    Places: E. Asia |  China |  Singapore | 

Sports

  • Robbie Slater calls for loyalty as Ange Postecoglou linked with China move
    Robbie Slater calls for loyalty as Ange Postecoglou linked with China move

    , smh.com.au

    A stunning big-money Chinese link for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has sparked a call for loyalty. Former Socceroos striker Robbie Slater urged Postecoglou to see out Australia's World Cup campaign despite reports Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai Shenhua could offer him a $A3.8 million deal. "No, you don't go there. You're national coach, you stay until it's done," Slater told Sky Sports Radio on Tuesday
    Read More ...

    Categories: Sports | 
    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China | 

Business

  • Asia shares sit on gains, await word from China's Xi
    Asia shares sit on gains, await word from China's Xi

    , channelnewsasia.com

    SYDNEY: Asian shares consolidated recent gains and currencies kept to tight ranges on Wednesday as investors waited to see what policies might emerge from China's Communist Party conference. The twice-a-decade congress is expected to cement the authority of President Xi Jinping, who kicks off the week-long event with a speech outlining his plans for the next five years. Markets are keen for any direction on economic and financial market reform, though history suggests these events can be light on detail
    Read More ...

    Categories: Politics & Government |  Business | 
    Tags: Politicians |  Xi Jinping | 
    Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Singapore | 

Society & Culture

  • Thousands flee violence, hunger - ASEAN/East Asia
    Thousands flee violence, hunger - ASEAN/East Asia

    , thestar.com.my

    COX’S BAZAR/YANGON: Hungry, destitute and scared, thousands of new Rohingya refugees crossed the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar early, witnesses said, fleeing hunger and attacks by Buddhist mobs that the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing. Wading through waist-deep water with children strapped to their sides, the refugees said they had walked through bushes and forded monsoon-swollen streams for days. A seemingly never-ending flow entered Bangladesh near the village of Palongkhali
    Read More ...

    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Social Issues |  Refugees |  Violence | 
    Places: E. Asia |  Malaysia | 

Education

  • Young Chinese woman chases dream abroad, but looks wistfully home
    Young Chinese woman chases dream abroad, but looks wistfully home

    , thestar.com.my

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Zuo Aining has always been a striver, always making plans. After excelling in high school in the rustbelt city of Changchun, in northeast China, she was exempted from the country's dreaded college entrance exam when a leading business university in Beijing offered her early acceptance. After graduating from the school, University of International Business and Economics with a degree in business English, she got to work on her next plan
    Read More ...

    Categories: Education | 
    Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Malaysia | 

Farming

  • China confirms bird flu outbreak at poultry farms in central province
    China confirms bird flu outbreak at poultry farms in central province

    , reuters.com

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday confirmed an outbreak of bird flu at broiler chicken farms in a central province, the Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement. Flocks are particularly vulnerable to avian flu during the drier winter months, following which outbreaks usually die down. The outbreak in Hexian, a city of about 500,000 people in the province of Anhui, was caused by the H5N6 strain of virus, and has been brought under control, the ministry said on its website
    Read More ...

    Categories: Farming | 
    Places: United States |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China | 

Science & Nature

  • Scientists detect gravitational waves from two neutron stars colliding(1/9)

    , ecns.cn

    The collision of two black holes―an event detected for the first time ever by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO―is seen in this still from a computer simulation. Scientists announced Monday that they have for the first time detected the ripples in space and time known as gravitational waves as well as light from a spectacular collision of two neutron stars
    Read More ...

    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Tags: Scientists | 
    Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China | 

Law & Crime

  • Hong Kong police hunt for knife-wielding man in court complex
    Hong Kong police hunt for knife-wielding man in court complex

    , channelnewsasia.com

    HONG KONG: Police in Hong Kong were on the hunt for a mainland Chinese man at a court complex after he flashed a knife in the building on Tuesday (Oct 17) morning. According to the South China Morning Post (SCMP), more than 50 police officers with shields were sweeping every floor of the High Court in Admiralty. The man was sitting in the public gallery during a contempt of court case when he suddenly brought out a knife and yelled "lawless" in Mandarin
    Read More ...

    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Hong Kong |  Singapore | 

Life & Style

  • Amazing Video Captures Gravity-Defying Waterfall
    Amazing Video Captures Gravity-Defying Waterfall

    , ndtv.com

    Tropical storm Typhoon Khanun made landfall in China's Guangdong province early this morning bringing with it heavy rainfall and high-speed winds. Thousands were evacuated and fishermen were asked to return to the shore as the typhoon inched closer to China's coast. On Sunday, China issued an orange alert, its second highest for severe weather. In an astonishing video that emerged over the weekend from the island of Taiwan, winds emerging from the typhoon caused a small waterfall to defy gravity
    Read More ...

    Categories: Life & Style | 
    Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  Taiwan |  India |