[BEIJING] As Wang Xiurong drives passengers around the Chinese capital amid the coronovirus outbreak, she has an added layer of protection: a plastic sheet separating her from her passengers.

[SEOUL] Hyundai Motor shut down a factory in South Korea on Friday after a worker tested positive for the new coronavirus, disrupting production of popular models such as Palisade sport utility...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand confirmed its first coronavirus case Friday, saying a recent arrival from Iran who travelled to Auckland via Bali had tested positive.

[COLOMBO] From an artificial island in Sri Lanka to a bridge in Bangladesh and hydropower projects in Nepal and Indonesia, China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road plan is stuttering under the...

[BEIJING] A popular game that allows players to create a virus and spread it worldwide has been pulled from Apple's App Store in China, its developer said, as the country battles a real-life...

[SEOUL] K-pop megastars BTS on Friday cancelled four Seoul concerts due in April as the number of novel coronavirus cases in South Korea passed 2,000.

PUBLIC officers on the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis will get a special bonus of up to one month, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in Parliament on Friday.

WHILE China is not a “salient” market for Olam International, the Singapore-listed agri-food giant said demand for food items previously led by a thriving out-of-home dining segment there is...

RENTAL rebates and marketing assistance are among support measures rolled out to Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust’s (SGReit) retail tenants at its two Singapore properties.

PALM oil plantation owner Golden Agri-Resources posted a net profit of US$239.6 million for its fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2019, triple the US$79.3 million a year ago.