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China, US in a race for Asean: Who will come out on top?

Which side has an edge when it comes to economic engagement and broader ties with the region?

South Korea's First Lady Kim Keon-hee moves from controversies to popularity

Caught up in scandals just months ago, she now has fans and the media raving over her.

Taiwanese support government's plan to promote languages at risk of disappearing

The Cabinet this month approved an NT$30 billion budget plan to develop languages used by Taiwan’s ethnic groups.

 

'Eateries' pop up around Beijing after dine-in services are suspended

Barbers, who have been barred from going to work, have also set up chairs in public parks to offer their services.

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Covid-19 surge leaves Taiwan's insurers struggling to pay out

Insurers are looking to limit their losses on policies after underestimating the extent of Covid-19.

North Korea says pandemic situation being controlled and is improving

State media cited a meeting, overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, which made the assessment.

‘Tomorrow will be better’: Shanghai inches towards Covid-19 re-opening

Meanwhile, Beijing maintained curbs even as case numbers decline.

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