Most experts say it's a normal and safe practice but environmentalists and locals are not happy.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 7:42 am
Beijing sends 25 military aircraft into Taiwan as the US warns against an 'increasingly aggressive' China.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 6:52 am
The overhaul will force the Alibaba-backed group to become a financial holding firm.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 2:16 am
Taiwan and Somaliland are basically fully functioning territories but neither is recognised internationally.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:53 pm
Hundreds have been killed since February. Now, their families are telling their stories.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:22 pm
As Covid cases surge, India's wealthy lead global enquiries for citizenship and residency abroad.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:19 pm
As Britain grieves his death, so do some Pacific tribespeople who revere him as a spiritual figure.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:34 am
Millions are participating in the Kumbh Mela even as India overtakes Brazil in Covid infections.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:30 am
However he later appeared to backtrack, saying his comments were a "complete misunderstanding".
Posted: April 12, 2021, 8:16 am
Tropical cyclone Seroja left a trail of destruction, with wind speeds of up to 170km/h (105mph).
Posted: April 12, 2021, 3:51 am
China's regulators slapped a $2.8bn fine on the e-commerce giant over monopoly concerns
Posted: April 12, 2021, 3:10 am
Hideki Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters by one shot and become the first Japanese man to claim a major title.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 12:15 am
Three women who share Kamala Harris' mixed parentage open up about balancing the two sides of their lives.
Posted: April 11, 2021, 11:40 pm
Activists say authorities in India and Nepal seem underprepared to fight forest fires.
Posted: April 11, 2021, 11:11 pm
Some of the images colourised by an Irish artist appear to have been edited to show them smiling.
Posted: April 11, 2021, 8:51 pm
An elephant calf has been rescued from the bottom of a dug well in India's Odisha state.
Posted: April 11, 2021, 11:00 am
But despite the huge inoculation drive, India has just registered another record increase in cases.
Posted: April 11, 2021, 10:06 am
Taiwan is suffering from its worst drought in decades, but one man has found a silver lining.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 6:18 am
In conservative Singapore, start-ups give young adults discreet access to sexual health products.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 5:56 am