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Philippines to test localised lockdowns in capital region

The Philippines' capital region will exit wide-scale coronavirus restrictions from Thursday, as the government launches a pilot test of localised lockdowns, amid efforts to balance reopening the e...

Taiwan to keep nightlife shut until vaccination coverage reaches 60%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nightlife venues across the country can only reopen once vaccine coverage reaches 60% for one shot, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Friday (Sept. 3). Ac...

Olympics now ended, Japan races to vaccinate as virus surges

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics have ended, but it’s still vacation season in Japan, and many people are ignoring government pleas to avoid travel and stay away from bars and restaurants e...

604 people fined for mask violations in Taiwan's Kaohsiung in 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 604 people were issued tickets for not wearing masks in Kaohsiung in less than two days, following a nationwide Level 3 COVID-19 alert that mandates mask-wearin...

Japan set to extend virus emergency in Tokyo through May 31

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to expand and extend a state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas through May 31 as the coronavirus continues spreading and uncertainty grows about safely holding the Olympi...

M+ museum building completed - The first global museum of contemporary visual culture in Asia set to open at the end of 2021 in Hong Kong

The M+ building, viewed from Victoria Harbour . Photo: Virgile Simon Bertrand. © Virgile Simon Bertrand Courtesy of Herzog & de MeuronHONG KONG - Media OutReach - 12 March 2021 - M+ has reached ...

Tigre de Cristal Staff Receives Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine, An Injection of Hope in the Resumption of International Travel

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - Suncity Group Holdings Limited ("Suncity", Hong Kong Stock Exchange code: 1383) and Summit Ascent Holdings Limited ("Summit Ascent", Hong Kong...

Suncity Group Announces 2021 Outlook

Striding Towards a Bright Future MACAU - Media OutReach - 5 January 2021 - Under the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was a very difficult year for the world. In the face of the severe challenge...

Thai tourist city of Pattaya placed under COVID-19 lockdown

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai tourist city of Pattaya and the surrounding district were placed under lockdown on Wednesday as the country continues to grapple with an intensifying outbreak of the coronaviru...

Asia Today: Thailand reports 250 new coronavirus cases

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has reported 250 new cases of the coronavirus, including 241 local transmissions, as the country grapples with an intensifying outbreak of the virus. After mo...

Thailand imposes new restrictions amid coronavirus outbreak

BANGKOK (AP) — Officials in the Thai capital have announced new restrictions, including the closure of some entertainment facilities during the New Year's holiday, as infections continued to rise foll...

French theater, cinema workers protest against virus closure

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people working in the French theater and cinema industries demonstrated in Paris on Tuesday against the prolonged closure of entertainment facilities amid the coronavirus pan...

City guide of Taipei in 1920s reissued, providing glimpse into capital long ago

[Last update: Dec. 16 2 p.m.] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chiang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation on Tuesday (Dec. 15) reissued a Taipei city guide that was first published during the Japanese col...

Lead8 Design for Newly Unveiled ‘11 SKIES’ in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s $20 Billion Mixed-use Destination at SKYCITY HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 November 2020 - Lead8, the international award-winning design firm, is excited to announce the firm's appoi...

Asia Today: South Korea tightens restrictions to fight virus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday that it will tighten social distancing rules in the greater Seoul area and some parts of eastern Gangwon province to try to suppress a coronavirus re...