Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed tens of thousands.

Hong Kong

'Double-edged sword': Hong Kong gov't warns US on special status

Territory warns US not to interfere over China's national security legislation, as Carrie Lam tries to rally residents.

'Double-edged sword': Hong Kong gov't warns US on special status

United States

Trump escalates Twitter, social media war after fact-check move

The move appears to be more about politics than substance, Trump critics warned.

Trump escalates Twitter, social media war after fact-check move

AJ Impact

US major airlines roll out more options to avoid staff layoffs

Airlines continue to reduce their workforces to align their businesses with the sharp downfall in air travel.

US major airlines roll out more options to avoid staff layoffs

AJ Impact

US indicts 28 North Koreans alleging a $2.5bn scheme

Prosecutors unsealed a 50-page indictment alleging North Korea's state-owned bank was used to process illegal payments.

US indicts 28 North Koreans alleging a $2.5bn scheme

Arts & Culture

Top spellers in US prepare to crown national champion, from home

Two teenagers create a new online competition to fill the void left by the cancellation the National Spelling Bee.

Top spellers in US prepare to crown national champion, from home

United States

NYC outlines phased reopening as US coronavirus death toll climbs

NYC mayor says he expects between 200,000 and 400,000 people to head back to work during the first phase.

NYC outlines phased reopening as US coronavirus death toll climbs

Inside Story

Why is the US president aiming his anger at social media?

Donald Trump criticises Twitter after his tweets are flagged with a fact-check warning.

AJ Impact

One in four US workers has lost their job since mid-March

Number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week at above 2 million, but the trend is moving downward.

One in four US workers has lost their job since mid-March

United States

US Democrats pull surveillance bill after Trump veto threat

The legislation that would have extended United States foreign surveillance tools.

US Democrats pull surveillance bill after Trump veto threat

AJ Impact

TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China: Reuters

ByteDance has made a series of moves recently to transfer TikTok's decision-making and research capacities out of China.

TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China: Reuters

AJ Impact

New York gold glut: Traders drown in a problem they helped create

Gold's steep discount echoes some of what oil traders saw earlier this year.

New York gold glut: Traders drown in a problem they helped create

United States

After silence, Trump marks 100,000 US coronavirus deaths in tweet

Trump calls the grim milestone 'very sad', but continues to shift blame to China calling the virus its 'very bad gift'.

After silence, Trump marks 100,000 US coronavirus deaths in tweet

AJ Impact

GSK aims for 1 billion doses of booster for coronavirus vaccine

The adjuvant could be a critical ingredient in at least seven experimental vaccines against the new coronavirus.

GSK aims for 1 billion doses of booster for coronavirus vaccine

Coronavirus pandemic

With the stage dark due to coronavirus, theatre goes online

Theatre companies go digital as they seek to adapt to COVID-19 lockdowns and support those in need.