Category: Asia Pacific

Your Thursday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering what’s next for Hong Kong’s press, a debate around reopening schools and flooding in Japan. ImageThe set at RTHK’s “Headliner” show before it was suspended. Credit…Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times China’s leash tightens on Hong Kong journalists Radio Television Hong Kong, the territory’s public broadcaster, has fearlessly reported on

Your Monday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering the surge in U.S. coronavirus cases, Beijing’s quick moves to enact a security law for Hong Kong and flying the rainbow flag for a Pride march in central Taipei. ImageDrive-thru testing in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday. Credit…Adriana Zehbrauskas for The New York Times Coronavirus cases pass 10 million as U.S. infections surge

Your Wednesday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering Saudi Arabia’s limits on this year’s hajj, a potential ban on U.S. travel to Europe and government abuses in Burkina Faso. ImageThe hajj last August in Mecca.Credit…Umit Bektas/Reuters Heartbreak as this year’s hajj is essentially canceled Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that only about 1,000 people will be allowed to perform the

Your Friday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering a surge in anti-Chinese anger in India, a backlash against salmon in Beijing and an email slip-up in Britain that helped us land a story. ImageAn anti-China demonstration in Kolkata, India, on Thursday. Credit…Dibyangshu Sarkar/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An anti-China backlash in India Anger is surging in India over the loss