Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters light up hills on annual festival

Latest protests came hours after Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to prioritise housing and people's livelihoods.

Hong Kong protesters light up hills in festival-themed rally

AJ Impact

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39bn takeover offer

HKEX made its surprise offer on Wednesday, just two days after its officials travelled to London.

London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong's $39bn takeover offer

AJ Impact

China to lift punitive tariffs on US pork and soybeans: Xinhua

Earlier, the US agreed to delay another round of tariffs on Chinese imports by two weeks to October 15.

China to lift punitive tariffs on US pork and soybeans: Xinhua

AJ Impact

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Agriculture and healthcare sectors among those bearing cost of worsening air quality in Southeast Asia.

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

AJ Impact

Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

As the rivals compete to be Asia's top financial hub, fallout from protests in Hong Kong is seen as helping Singapore.

Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

Asia Pacific

Indonesia fires forces schools and airport to close in Sumatra

Worsening fires in Indonesia's Sumatra island threaten to cause more diplomatic frictions with neighbouring Malaysia.

Indonesia fires forces schools and airport to close in Sumatra

Hong Kong protests

HK chief to focus on housing, livelihoods to woo protesters

Carrie Lam says she will increase supply of housing in territory where property costs are among the highest in world.

HK chief to focus on housing, livelihoods to woo protesters

AJ Impact

China prods state firms to assert more control in Hong Kong

Beijing has asked its biggest state-linked companies to invest more actively in Hong Kong businesses.

China prods state firms to assert more control in Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests

'Plan B': Hong Kong people explore options as protests deepen

As Hong Kong protesters dig in, some residents are planning to move their assets abroad or to migrate.

'Plan B': Hong Kong people explore options as protests deepen

New Zealand attack

New Zealand to further tighten gun laws after mosque shooting

New legislation includes creation of registry to monitor and track every firearm legally held in New Zealand.

New Zealand to further tighten gun laws after mosque shooting

South Korea

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

Stalled negotiations on denuclearisation in North Korea on top of the agenda of the meeting between South Korea and US.

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

AJ Impact

Ahead of renewed talks, US and China prepare terms of trade deal

Officials to meet soon, but Trump administration members deny that possible interim agreement could delay tariff round.

Ahead of renewed talks, US and China prepare terms of trade deal

101 East

Killing Indonesia's Wildlife

101 East investigates how the illegal wildlife trade is wiping out rare species on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

New Zealand attack

New Zealand delays Christchurch mosque shooting trial

The trial was scheduled to begin on May 4, 2020, but has been delayed until June 2 to avoid clashing with Ramadan.

New Zealand delays Christchurch mosque shooting trial

People & Power

Hong Kong's Summer of Defiance

A two-part special report tracing the causes and possible consequences of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement.