China announced the suspension Tuesday of Hong Kong's extradition treaties with Canada, Australia and Britain in a tit-for-tat move following similar decisions by those countries over a controversial new security law.
China warned Monday that Britain was heading down "a wrong path" as Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was expected to announce the suspension of an extradition treaty with Hong Kong, raising tensions between the countries.
Australia's military announced Thursday it would send 1,000 troops to Melbourne in an effort to help contain the country's only significant coronavirus outbreak over fears of a second wave.
The chairman of the House national defense and security committee on Sunday hit back at critics, saying the Anti-Terrorism Bill as proposed by Congress was in fact “moderate and lenient” compared to similar measures in other countries.
Beijing warned Monday there has been "a lot of discrimination" against Chinese people in Australia, escalating a diplomatic row just days after telling its citizens not to travel there.
US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries -- including Russia -- to join the meeting.
China accused the US of taking the UN hostage on Friday over a controversial security law for Hong Kong and warned Western nations to stay out of its internal affairs.
Australia wooed hundreds of thousands of international students to its shores with the promise of a first-class education and fun-kissed adventure, but the coronavirus crisis has left many jobless and depending on food handouts.
The United States is pushing relations with China to "the brink of a new Cold War", China's foreign minister said Sunday, rejecting Washington's "lies" over the coronavirus while saying Beijing was open to an international effort to find…
Britain, Australia and Canada on Friday said they were "deeply concerned" at Chinese plans for a new security law in Hong Kong, after a wave of pro-democracy protests.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday refuted claims that the Philippine embassy in Canberra has invited a certain "Carmela. Laxina" for her Facebook post looking to kill President Rodrigo Duterte.
Cardinal George Pell was aware of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Australia as far back as the 1970s and failed to seek the removal of accused priests, according to findings of a top-level inquiry released Thursday.
China's ambassador in Australia has warned that demands for a probe into the spread of the coronavirus could lead to a consumer boycott of Aussie wine or trips Down Under.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday he had held a videoconference with several other leaders of smaller, "smart" countries with a view to exchanging ideas on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia on Sunday called for an independent investigation into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the World Health Organization's handling of the crisis.
Some of Asia's biggest economies are likely to narrowly avoid recession this year and are poised to bounce back strongly in 2021 if the coronavirus is contained, the IMF forecast Tuesday, with China leading the recovery.
Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic:
Australia's government told its citizens Wednesday not to travel abroad and warned those already overseas to rush home as it took unprecedented steps to choke off the spread of the coronavirus epidemic Down Under.
Malacañang urged the people to exercise utmost restraint, following reports that two people in Taiwan and Australia tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after traveling to the Philippines.
The Philippines will also terminate its Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with Australia and Japan if there are “compelling” reasons to do so, according to Malacañang.
The Australian government on Saturday said it would bar non-citizens arriving from mainland China from entering the country under new measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus epidemic.