Japan on Thursday announced that it will lift tough Covid restrictions on foreign tourists, reopening the borders after two and a half years. "Finally, Japan will reopen the border," Digital Minister Taro Kono wrote on Twitter. "Visa waiver is back, no...
High winds and heavy rain lashed China's densely populated east coast on Thursday, after Typhoon Muifa forced around 1.6 million people to leave their homes and grounded most flights at Shanghai's main airports. Muifa is the strongest tropical cyclone to...
A gunman killed one person and wounded two others in a shooting at a military facility in Bangkok on Wednesday, Thai police told AFP. Deputy national police spokesman Kissana Phathanacharoen said a suspect had been detained after the incident at...
Indonesia and Norway signed a deal Monday to reward deforestation reduction months after the collapse of a similar $1-billion agreement that was part of a UN-backed global initiative criticised for its ineffectiveness. Protecting trees is key to meeting climate goals...
It said 119 people had died in the previous 24 hours as heavy rains continued to lash parts of the country.