Asia Landing Page Submitted by nilasen on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:27 Top Stories Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga Initial reports suggest no mass casualties in Tonga. North Korea fires two ballistic missile from Pyongyang airport, South Korea says S. Korean President Moon Jae-in hails K-pop's impact on Middle East trip South Korea's soft power matches its economic achievements, he says. Don't deliberately get Omicron to achieve herd immunity: Malaysia Health Minister He said each individual's response to the virus can vary wildly. Urbanites in India flock to holiday spot Goa for better work-life balance Leaving the city also helps workationers stay socially distanced and safe amid the coronavirus outbreak. Beijing Omicron case prompts temple closures, queues for Covid-19 tests Philippines says Suu Kyi must be involved in Myanmar peace process Monks flee temples in eastern Myanmar amid intense fighting MORE HEADLINES Climate Change 22 ways you can make a difference on climate change Climate inaction and its consequences top WEF's annual risk report MPs suggest ways to further S'pore's green transition ST photo exhibition at National Museum eyes climate change, Covid-19 MORE Asian Insider Millennials in South Korea embrace travel-as-you-work trend in Covid-19 era When China's Cambodia connections come into play Indonesian economy appears set for strong growth as commodity prices surge Good Samaritans step forward with free services for flood victims in Malaysia Too many recall votes and referendums - Taiwan needs to amend laws, say experts Flat white, avocado on toast: Australia's coffee culture spreads abroad Australians are increasingly opening cafes overseas and influencing global coffee chains’ menus. The Quad adjusts to Asean: Jakarta Post contributor US upping game to the detriment of Asia-Pacific: China Daily MondayJanuary 17 2022 Read PDF MORE LATEST China's birth rate drops to record low in 2021 Jan 17, 2022, 11:38 am Chinese cities on high Covid-19 alert as peak CNY travel season starts 49 min ago New Zealand bracing itself for imminent arrival of Omicron, Ardern says 55 min ago Shortage of Covid-19 testing kits 'not unique' to Australia, says PM Morrison Jan 17, 2022, 8:14 am North Korea fires two ballistic missile from Pyongyang airport, South Korea says 2 hours ago Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga Jan 17, 2022, 6:07 am Urbanites in India flock to holiday spot Goa for better work-life balance 2 hours ago 'Bleisure' faces hurdles in Japan despite popularity and official push 4 hours ago More Covid-19 in S-E Asia Tracking Covid-19 cases in Singapore and the world A breakdown of the cases and deaths in Asia and across the globe. Chinese cities on high Covid-19 alert as peak CNY travel season starts Shortage of Covid-19 testing kits 'not unique' to Australia, says PM Morrison Britain's PM Johnson plans to scrap Covid-19 self-isolation law More IN FOCUS Malaysia politics: Read more stories US-China tensions: Reports by ST Correspondents Climate change: Read more stories MORE MOST POPULAR Indonesian student’s selfies fetch US$1 million in NFT sales Tonga volcano causes ‘significant’ damage but no deaths: Ardern Tsunami warnings triggered in Japan, Pacific islands after Tonga volcano eruption PM Lee urges Cambodia as Asean chair to engage with all parties on Myanmar Beijing reports first Omicron case 3 weeks before Winter Olympics Don't deliberately get Omicron to achieve herd immunity: Malaysia Health Minister Malaysia to start vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 from end of January: Khairy Flat white, avocado on toast: Australia's coffee culture spreads abroad Australia nears Omicron peak as daily infections hover around records Indonesian economy appears set for strong growth as commodity prices surge Videos The Malaysian activist giving voice to the unspeakable How a former SQ girl became Japan's popular 'giant slaying' politician How can Indonesia meet its green energy goals? MORE OUR CORRESPONDENTS Bringing you the insider insight on Asia and the world Over two dozen correspondents report from across the Asia-Pacific, the United States and Europe.