Tag: Asia

Virus may never go away but could change into mild annoyance

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NEW DELHI — What if COVID-19 never goes away? Experts say...

Next stop Mars: 3 spacecraft arriving in quick succession

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After hurtling hundreds of millions of miles through space since last summer, three robotic explorers are ready to hit the...

Opposition remains strong to Tokyo Games after Mori remarks

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TOKYO — Public opposition remains strong in Japan to holding the postponed Tokyo Olympics following derogatory remarks about women made last week by the...

Lobster biz braces for Chinese New Year impacted by pandemic

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PORTLAND, Maine — America's lobster exporters recovered from the Trump-era trade war with China to have a good 2020. But the industry is approaching...

World champs in women’s curling canceled for 2nd year in row

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GENEVA — The world championship in women’s curling were canceled for the second straight year on Monday, disrupting qualification for the 2022 Beijing Olympics. ...

Hong Kong denies bail for opposition publisher Jimmy Lai

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HONG KONG — A Hong Kong court on Tuesday denied bail for government critic and newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai who is facing charges under...

Nissan stays in red ink amid pandemic, Japan criminal trial

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TOKYO — Japanese automaker Nissan reported Tuesday losses for the fiscal third quarter, as its sales were hit by the coronavirus pandemic and its...

Snowboarding world championships moved to Aspen from China

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OBERHOFEN, Switzerland — The snowboarding world championships were moved Tuesday from China to the United States because of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus...

Businesses start to rethink Myanmar as coup ignites protests

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BANGKOK — Businesses are just beginning to reassess their investments in Myanmar after the military seized power, detaining civilian leaders and sparking mass protests....

Serbia leader says nation among top in Europe in vaccination

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BELGRADE, Serbia — Thanks mostly to the Chinese and Russian vaccines, Serbia expects to take one of the leading positions in Europe when it...