Airlines around the world suspending flights to China

  The number of people in China infected by a fast-spreading new coronavirus surpassed that of severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, nearly two decades...

Xi orders military to help deal with coronavirus

  Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday ordered the military to “shoulder responsibility” to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 132 people, infected 6,000...

Hong Kong protesters torch planned virus quarantine building

  A group of protesters set alight the lobby of a newly built residential building in Hong Kong on Sunday that authorities planned to use...

Wuhan virus death toll surpasses 50 in China, more than 300 new cases

  WUHAN  ---  The death toll from a virus in China has risen to 56 and the number of people infected across the country is...

Screening of Wuhan Residents Leaving City Boosted Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

  Wuhan local authorities in central China's Hubei province have taken additional measures to monitor people and vehicles moving in and out of the city...

Workers in Asia show high levels of physical and mental ill health

  Asia, we are often told, is ageing so rapidly that it may not have much time to enjoy its economic miracle before it is...

Solo dining is bad for our mental health—and for the planet

  Eating alone, once considered an oddity, has become commonplace for many across the Western world. Fast food chains are promoting eating on the go...

The 2019 World Para Athletics Championships

  The best para athletes of track and field are gathering in Dubai, UAE for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships from 7-15 November. It's the final Worlds before Tokyo...

Tears, more work and greater risks for Hong Kong’s cleaners as protests drag on

  Street cleaner Tsui finished work at 5.30pm on Sunday (Sept 8), grabbed a quick dinner and headed for Wan Chai MTR station to go...

China to improve health conditions of primary, middle school students

  China will launch a campaign to improve the health conditions of its primary and middle school students, the Ministry of Education said on July...