AJ Impact

The second wave? Global markets slip on new coronavirus concerns

Equities and oil prices fall in Asia after new virus cases surge in China and many parts of the US.

The second wave? Global markets slip on new coronavirus concerns

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: New cases force lockdown around Beijing food market

China's capital raced to control a fresh coronavirus outbreak linked to a wholesale food market in Beijing.

In Pictures: New cases force lockdown around Beijing food market

AJ Impact

No 'crystal ball' for China's robot startups amid virus fallout

Chinese startups that make robots for hospitals or warehouses expected to fare better in current climate, say analysts.

No 'crystal ball' for China's robot startups amid virus fallout

AJ IMPACT

No sharing: Facebook rejects Australia demand on ad revenues

Facebook tells Australian regulator advertising revenues connected with news content are too insignificant to share.

No sharing: Facebook rejects Australia demand on ad revenues

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus resurgence in Beijing prompts lockdown in some areas

im体育官网Recent outbreak traced to a sprawling wholesale food market in China's capital, forcing neighbourhoods to shut down.

Coronavirus resurgence in Beijing prompts lockdown in some areas

Press Freedom

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

Ressa, who runs Rappler, sentenced to at least six months in jail for 'cyber libel', will appeal controversial ruling.

Maria Ressa found guilty in blow to Philippines' press freedom

AJ Impact

Bumpy ride ahead for oil as China's aviation sees patchy recovery

im体育官网With international borders still mostly closed, Chinese airlines face a long, slow recovery despite a domestic rebound.

Bumpy ride ahead for oil as China's aviation sees patchy recovery

Press Freedom

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

im体育官网Rappler CEO has been targeted by Duterte's administration for the news website's coverage of the deadly 'war on drugs'.

'Embrace your fear': Philippines' Maria Ressa faces libel verdict

Asia Pacific

S Korea on alert after threat from sister of North Korean leader

Seoul holds urgent security meeting after the sister of North Korea's leader threatened military action.

Asia Pacific

Beijing market outbreak sparks fears of second COVID-19 wave

im体育官网Coronavirus cluster at the city's biggest wholesale market triggers strict lockdown.

Asia Pacific

Beijing art exhibition reflects on life during the pandemic

Artists and art galleries in China have emerged from lockdown to explore the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on everyday lives.

China

Several dead, more than 100 hurt after truck explodes in China

Truck carrying liquefied gas exploded on Saturday afternoon on the Shenyang-Haikou Expressway south of Shanghai.

Several dead, more than 100 hurt after truck explodes in China

North Korea

North Korea threatens reprisals as South tries to uphold peace

Seoul urges Pyongyang to honour deal between rival Koreas as Kim Jong Un's sister hints of a 'break' in ties.

North Korea threatens reprisals as South tries to uphold peace

Coronavirus pandemic

Chile health minister resigns amid coronavirus row: Live updates

im体育官网The health ministry had been accused of tallying deaths using a method that did not reflect the scale of the toll.

Chile health minister resigns amid coronavirus row: Live updates

Australia

Australians protest against racial injustice, deaths in custody

im体育官网Protests take place across Australia for second weekend over 'future of Indigenous people'.

Australians protest against racial injustice, deaths in custody