Asia Landing Page Submitted by nilasen on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:27 Top Stories Carrie Lam orders probe into HK officials in birthday bash scandal The incident has not only hampered anti-epidemic efforts but also angered people. Cambodian PM Hun Sen meets junta chief on two-day visit to Myanmar Tokyo's daily Covid-19 cases likely to rise the most since Sept 11: Report The country is also stepping up restrictions in three regions that host US military bases. Australia’s daily Covid-19 cases surpass 100,000 for first time Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is the latest senior government official to have contracted the disease. India's new Covid-19 cases hit seven-month high as court allows Hindu festival Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend the annual Gangasagar Mela festival, which begins on Saturday. Hong Kong crypto exchange Coinsuper allegedly hit by frozen funds Death toll in China's Chongqing explosion rises to 16 Nine dead, hundreds ill with diarrhoea in typhoon-hit Philippines MORE HEADLINES Climate Change Biden 'overpromised and underdelivered' on climate. Now, trouble looms in 2022 A widening web of undersea cables connects Britain to green energy S'pore studying option for emitters to buy international offsets Climate-fuelled disasters in 2021 brought 'grave' costs across the globe MORE Asian Insider In Asia's polls, will China or US win? Cambodian PM Hun Sen meets junta chief on two-day visit to Myanmar Misconduct allegations against anti-graft chief blow to Malaysia's image after 1MDB scandal Japan builds closer defence ties with the US and Australia over China fears HK residents, businesses reeling from return of tougher Covid-19 restrictions Asian Insider: Omicron surge in Asia | S'porean EV trailblazer Asian Insider brings you insights into a fast-changing region from our network of correspondents and commentators. Time to turn Asean's Indo-Pacific initiative into security dialogue: Jakarta Post contributor Statement on nuclear weapons shows major powers can find common ground: China Daily SaturdayJanuary 8 2022 Read PDF MORE LATEST India allows Mother Teresa's charity access to foreign donations Jan 8, 2022, 4:26 pm Six board members of Malaysia's anti-graft body distance themselves from chairman 22 min ago World-class hospital in Bali will not keep Indonesian 'medical tourists' at home: Experts 28 min ago Indonesia hopes to win over medical tourists with overhaul of healthcare sector Jan 8, 2022, 4:12 pm US forces in S. Korea raise Covid-19 alert amid record infections Jan 8, 2022, 3:44 pm US judge sets ex-Goldman banker's 1MDB corruption trial for February Jan 8, 2022, 3:35 pm Tokyo's daily Covid-19 cases likely to rise the most since Sept 11: Report 57 min ago Indonesia releases 33 sea turtles after rescue from poachers Jan 8, 2022, 2:43 pm More Covid-19 in S-E Asia Tracking Covid-19 cases in Singapore and the world A breakdown of the cases and deaths in Asia and across the globe. HK residents, businesses reeling from return of tougher Covid-19 restrictions Omicron pushes US Covid-19 hospitalisations towards record high How China is keeping to its strict zero-Covid-19 approach More IN FOCUS Malaysia politics: Read more stories US-China tensions: Reports by ST Correspondents Climate change: Read more stories MORE MOST POPULAR HK ministers attend party as the authorities try to contain growing Omicron Covid-19 clusters Mahathir hospitalised for elective medical procedure Ten Hong Kong officials among dozens sent to quarantine after party McDonald's runs out of hash browns in some Taiwan stores Misconduct allegations against anti-graft chief blow to Malaysia's image after 1MDB scandal Japan warns of possible tougher Covid-19 rules on the eve of quasi-emergency Metro Manila tallies record daily Covid-19 infections despite new restrictions Chinese spy spoof draws rare response from Britain's MI6 chief Indonesia survey finds 85% of population have Covid-19 antibodies Cambodian PM Hun Sen meets junta chief on two-day visit to Myanmar Videos The Malaysian activist giving voice to the unspeakable How a former SQ girl became Japan's popular 'giant slaying' politician How can Indonesia meet its green energy goals? MORE OUR CORRESPONDENTS Bringing you the insider insight on Asia and the world Over two dozen correspondents report from across the Asia-Pacific, the United States and Europe.