Rising sea levels serious threat to Asian cities, may put 15 mn people at risk by 2030: Greenpeace report
The report focuses on seven cities which are - Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei and Manila.
Telesforo Trinidad: Asian Americans lobby to name US Navy ship for Filipino sailor
The campaign has grassroots enthusiasm, and support from Democratic Congress members who sent a letter last month to Thomas Harker, acting secretary of the Navy.
Vaccine passports: How a global verification system would work for international travel
Keen to avoid losing another summer of holiday revenue to COVID-19 pandemic, the EU and some Asian governments and the airline industry are scrambling to develop so-called vaccine passports
After success in Asia, Indian women's hockey team ready to achieve bigger feats, says Savita Punia
Savita, who plays as a goalkeeper, said the team has improved immensely in the last three years.
India is home to 13 of 20 cities most vulnerable to environmental hazards worldwide: Report
More than 400 large cities are at "high" or "extreme" risk due to a mix of pollution, dwindling water supplies, heat waves, natural disasters and climate change.
One thousand rivers account for nearly 80 percent of plastic carried into oceans: Study
The top five plastic emitting countries are all located in Asia - the Philippines, India, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia.
Asian, African nations urge vaccine makers to share blueprints, COVID-19 vaccine know-how
Companies traditionally pour huge amounts of money and research into drugs and vaccines, for the right to profit from them.
'Donald Trump is better': In Asia, pro-democracy forces worry about Joe Biden
Over the last 12 months, the Donald Trump administration has considerably stepped up its actions in Asia
Hantavirus: German study suggests any rat could get Seoul virus, transmit it to humans
Hantavirus got much public attention earlier this year when a man in China died of an infection caused due to a strain of this virus, the first isolate of which was found in India in 1964
World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report
Plastic production has increased around four percent every year since 2000 and the industry expects that rate of growth to continue, driven mainly by emerging economies.
World surpasses 20 million Coronavirus cases, WHO chief says 'there are green shoots of hope'
With six vaccine candidates reaching Phase 3 trials, WHO's emergencies director Michael Ryan warned that a vaccine was "only part of the answer".
Tick-borne bunyavirus causing fever, hemorrhages spreading in China: Everything we know so far
The STFS virus is transmitted to humans by ticks or bits, and is thought to be fatal in 1 to 3 out of every 10 infections.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Sonu Sood arranges charter flights for students stranded in Kyrgyzstan
Sonu Sood said that the first chartered flight from Kyrgyzstan to Varanasi will operate on 22 July, followed by charters for other states
Partition gave China more strategic space in Asia, says S Jaishankar in his upcoming book
The Union external affairs minister also wrote that delayed economic reforms and prolonged exercise of the nuclear option made it difficult for India to gain influence in foreign policy
Sunil Chhetri hopes youngsters would push India to Asia's top 10 in future
The Indian team must aim for a top-10 spot among Asian nations and the youngsters will have to step up to make it a reality, reckons talismanic football captain Sunil Chhetri.
Coronavirus epidemic not growing exponentially in India and South Asia, but risk of explosion looms, says WHO
The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been doubling every three weeks but the epidemic is not growing exponentially in the country and South Asia region, the WHO said
US Chamber of Commerce, lobbying group urged India to delay a new digital tax; say firms battling fallout of coronavirus
The digital tax, inserted into budget amendments passed in March, caught the industry off guard as it was not part of the main proposals finance ministry had presented in Parliament a month earlier
Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF
Asia is expected to witness zero percent growth in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, its worst growth performance in almost 60 years, but still the world's largest and most populous continent is likely to fare better than other regions in terms of activity, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said
Relentless rise of Chinese football and Super League leaves second-tier clubs like Liaoning FC on verge of closure
Liaoning have dropped down to China’s second-tier and now stand on the cusp of closure as financial issues start to affect the game outside the Chinese Super League, the top flight of the country’s professional pyramid
Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Indians among 42 new cases in Singapore, taking total number of infections in country to 844
Of the new cases, 24 are imported ones and have a travel history to Europe, North America, Middle East, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and other parts of Asia, the ministry said in a statement