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China's Xi Jinping finally congratulates Biden on his 2020 election win, with only a few world leaders still holding out


Coconuts and leaves are being accepted as tuition payment at a college in Bali from students facing COVID-19 hardship


Financial experts say the shift from cash to real-time payments in Asia has accelerated, but the real challenge will be connecting those infrastructures across borders



Singapore forges ahead despite the impact of the pandemic by focusing on rebuilding and reinventing


You can book a 4-month cruise trip for 2022 to visit 16 countries, from Spain and Greece to Australia


Tokyo Stock Exchange froze trading for an entire day in its worst outage ever due to a hardware error



Singapore telemedicine startup Doctor Anywhere thrives as virtual healthcare becomes the new normal


A futuristic glass skyscraper shaped like a blooming flower is being built on one of Hong Kong's most expensive plots of land – here's an early look


Award-winning Singapore Architecture Firm DP Architects on design and urban planning in a post-pandemic world


Trump's ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China


Global economies are 'several quarters' away from returning to pre-pandemic levels, while China will likely get there by end-2020


Oil tumbles for 4th day as the world's biggest exporter slashes prices, and investors turn increasingly bearish on the demand outlook



North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly condemns pet ownership as a 'decadence' and orders dogs be confiscated


The US and China delayed a review of their Phase One trade deal so Beijing has time to 'buy more goodies' from America


Activists pump up Hong Kong media stock 1,000% after its pro-democracy founder was arrested


A 'runaway' to South Korea is suspected of bringing a coronavirus case back to North Korea after swimming across the border



Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon — a #MeToo supporter — a was found dead of an apparent suicide a day after an employee filed a sexual harassment claim against him


China ditches its annual growth target for the first time as coronavirus hammers the world's 2nd largest economy


Locust swarms devour fields of crops in a single day that would feed 35,000 people — and COVID-19 threatens to make the pest problem even worse


India's coronavirus outbreak may soon trigger an unprecedented recession as millions of migrant workers travel from packed cities to rural villages