Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region

Asia Pacific Jul 14, 2020

Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region

Almost four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Thursday, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some of the heaviest rains in a decade. The monsoon — which usually falls from June to September — is crucial ...

Key dates in India-China border tensions

Asia Pacific Jun 17, 2020

Key dates in India-China border tensions

Asian regional superpowers India and China share a long history of mistrust and conflict along their lengthy border, and tensions flared this week in their first deadly clash in more than four decades. The world's two most populous nations and nuclear-armed neighbors have never even ...