BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
BBC News - Asia
Updated: 3 hours 31 min ago

S Jaishankar: India beefs up military at tense China border

December 20, 2022 - 2:04am
India's foreign minister said that the country was ramping up troops to "counter Chinese aggression".
Categories: news

Thai navy ship sinking: Race against time to find 30 missing sailors

December 20, 2022 - 1:11am
Authorities say they have a narrowing 48-hour window to find survivors of a Thai warship that sank.
Categories: news

Pakistan v England: Tourists win third Test to secure historic 3-0 sweep in Karachi

December 20, 2022 - 12:54am
England complete a historic 3-0 clean sweep over Pakistan inside 40 minutes on the fourth day of the final Test in Karachi.
Categories: news

Australia football violence: 'My heart sank after highs of World Cup'

December 20, 2022 - 12:13am
A chaotic pitch invasion in Melbourne prompts questions - and fears - for the sport in Australia.
Categories: news

Fifa World Cup: India couple marry in France, Argentina football shirts

December 19, 2022 - 2:39am
They refused to let go of their football rivalry even on their wedding day.
Categories: news

Rohingya boat adrift without supplies near Andaman islands

December 19, 2022 - 2:03am
People on board say they are out of food and some passengers, including children, have already died.
Categories: news

Thailand warship capsizes leaving 31 sailors missing

December 19, 2022 - 1:26am
The navy is scrambling to find survivors after the HTMAS Sukhotai with 106 crew sank in a storm.
Categories: news

Salang tunnel: 19 killed, dozens injured in fire

December 18, 2022 - 11:21am
Officials say an oil tanker overturned and caught fire in a tunnel linking Kabul to the north.
Categories: news

China Covid: Health expert predicts three winter waves

December 18, 2022 - 8:39am
The country is currently facing a spike in cases after restrictions were eased earlier this month.
Categories: news

Qatar World Cup 2022: Argentina's army of 'superfans' in Bangladesh

December 18, 2022 - 5:45am
Why is a country known for cricket so passionate about Argentina at this year’s World Cup?
Categories: news

Fiji's main political rivals deadlocked after parliamentary election

December 18, 2022 - 12:27am
Both the Fiji First and the People's Alliance of ex-coup leaders now seek a coalition with a small party.
Categories: news

A-League: Melbourne City-Melbourne Victory game abandoned after fan injures player

December 17, 2022 - 9:06am
The A-League derby between Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory is abandoned after a player is injured by a spectator during a pitch invasion.
Categories: news

Shanghai schools to go online as Covid spreads in China

December 17, 2022 - 9:03am
The easing of strict lockdown measures has led to growing concerns over the spread of Covid in China.
Categories: news

Brisbane nativity camels returned safely after stroll

December 17, 2022 - 4:37am
The three animals were seen wandering the Brisbane's streets after opening the gate of their enclosure.
Categories: news

Qatar World Cup 2022: Argentina's army of 'superfans' in Bangladesh

December 16, 2022 - 7:28pm
Why is a country known for cricket so passionate about Argentina at this year’s World Cup?
Categories: news

Malaysia landslide: At least 21 campers dead and more missing

December 16, 2022 - 9:11am
The landslide struck a campsite where more than 80 people, including children, were sleeping.
Categories: news

Japan defence: China threat prompts plan to double military spending

December 16, 2022 - 8:22am
The country is doubling military spending, citing threats posed by China and North Korea.
Categories: news

Wieambilla: Australia police killers posted video during shootout

December 16, 2022 - 6:59am
Six people - including two officers and a neighbour - died in the ambush in Queensland on Monday.
Categories: news

Nirbhaya case: The rape victim’s mum fighting for India’s daughters

December 15, 2022 - 5:50pm
How Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi transformed from a quiet housewife into a crusader for justice.
Categories: news

Hong Kong activist who staged Tiananmen vigil has conviction overturned

December 14, 2022 - 11:32pm
A court finds the police ban was not lawful but Chow Hang-tung stays in custody on separate charges.
Categories: news