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  World   Asia  01 Jul 2017

World, Asia, 01 Jul 2017

Carrie Lam sworn in as Hong Kong's new leader

Carrie Lam took her oath of office under China's national flag at the city's harbourfront convention centre, before shaking hands with Xi.

01 Jul 2017 4:42 PM

China bans Homosexual content from online video and live streaming

Earlier this month, authorities also closed dozens of celebrity gossip blogs which were described as 'catering to the public's vulgar taste.

01 Jul 2017 1:48 PM

2 Indonesian police officers stabbed by suspected militants

The two police officers were stabbed in the neck and face and are being treated at a local hospital.

01 Jul 2017 12:16 PM

Don't cross 'Red Line': Xi Jinping warns democracy protesters in Hong Kong

In a speech marking 20 years since the city became a semi-autonomous Chinese region after its handover from Britain.

01 Jul 2017 11:11 AM

Xi asserts his power in Hong Kong

China says 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration on the city no longer has any practical significance.

01 Jul 2017 4:20 AM


Duterte rides high after a ‘rough’ first year

Mr Duterte has been heavily criticised for his unprecedented crackdown on drugs.

01 Jul 2017 4:16 AM