The number of cases in an outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus in China is likely to have been grossly underestimated, according to a new study, which warns that human-to-human transmission of the mysterious virus may be...
Maria Evangeline Tenorio Sarmiento struggles to wade through ankle-deep mud and debris to reach her house that's been inundated with thick sludge. Source link
China's birthrate in 2019 hit its lowest level since the founding of the People's Republic in 1949, according to official statistics released by Beijing Friday. Source link
Japan's Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi has announced that will take paternity leave when his first child is born this month, an unusual step in a country where new fathers rarely take time off from work. Source link
Two decades after he first took power, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears poised to stay on for the foreseeable future. Source link
At least 71 people have been killed and dozens more injured in northeast Pakistan after a series of avalanches destroyed and buried houses on Tuesday. Source link
Images from the erupting Taal volcano in the Philippines show a desolate landscape of destroyed houses and snapped trees covered in a thick layer of heavy ash. Half-buried bodies of horses and cows that could not escape the...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in believes North Korea remains open to dialogue with the United States, despite comments over the weekend from a top official in Pyongyang suggesting his country had been "deceived by the US" in nuclear...
New research has found that the Ginkgo tree, which can live up to 1,000 years, doesn't really show any expected effects of aging -- they are primed for immortality. Source link
India's top hotel company OYO, one of the biggest startups in SoftBank's portfolio, is slashing jobs and warns that more layoffs could be on the way as it scrambles to turn a profit. Source link