News Ticker

Asia

China Coronavirus is at Center of Hong Kong Protests

Mary Hui reports: Hong Kong’s leader has given another reason for people to be angry. As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across China and worldwide, with the number of confirmed cases growing at a rapid rate, Hong Kong is bracing [...]

Kim Jong Un’s Money Running Out

SEOUL — Kentaro Nakajima reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s secret fund has almost run out of money because the country has repeatedly carried out nuclear tests and test-launched missiles, according to Radio Free Asia (RFA). The [...]

The Propaganda I See on My Morning Commute

BEIJING — JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ writes: People joke that it’s now easier in many Chinese cities to use Communist Party slogans rather than street names to give directions. Looking for a bank in Downtown Beijing? Walk past the screen [...]