In this Thursday, May 16, 2019, photo, customers buy frozen pork at a local market in Hong Kong. A case of African swine fever has been detected in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, prompting the culling of all 6,000 pigs at the facility. Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan said in a statement Friday that the incurable virus was found in a single pig imported from a farm in Guangdong province in mainland China, where the monthslong outbreak has devastated herds. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices
China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices
Mass weddings planned after Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage
Family still fighting for answers two years after death of Kiwi man in Japanese psychiatric hospital
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The United States and China are scheduled Thursday, May 9, 2019, to resume talks to try to back off an escalating trade war. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
Deepening its trade war with US, China announces higher tariffs
Sophie Pascoe poses with her four gold medals from the Para Swimming World Series in Singapore.
Sophie Pascoe dominates at World Para Swimming series with four golds, three unofficial world records
Pilot lands passenger jet safely in Myanmar without the front wheels
Norwegian woman dies after contracting rabies from stray puppy in Philippines
This  photo provided Friday, May 10, 2019, by the North Korean government shows  North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea releases images of latest missile tests
President Donald Trump speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Dismissing a tell-all book by a former White House aide as “made up stories and fiction.”
US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, Beijing vows retaliation
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits near Japanese city of Miyazaki
US Correspondent Rebecca Wright talks about the escalating tensions between the two countries.
Donald Trump ‘very unhappy’ with North Korea’s missile tests
North Korea missile (file picture).
South Korea claims North Korea has fired another unidentified projectile
Intelligence and policy analyst Paul Buchanan explained the UK’s provisional conditions in allowing for the rollout of the network.
New Zealand told to follow UK example over handling of Huawei 5G network
Martin Guptill launches back-to-back sixes off Black Caps teammate Trent Boult in IPL
Meth addict in China first person to have electronic brain implants in bid to cure addiction
Reuters journalists Wa Lone, left, and Kyaw She Oo
Reuters Journalists freed after more than 500 days spent in Myanmar jail
Kiwis Paul Williams, Ben O'Keeffe named to referee at Rugby World Cup, Glen Jackson's axing confirmed
Surya Kumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya of Mumbai Indians celebrate as they defeat Chennai Super Kings to enter the final of the VIVO IPL T20 in Chennai, India, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/R.Parthibhan)
Suryakumar Yadav's unbeaten half century propels Mumbai to fifth IPL final
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 file photo, a Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane being built for India-based Jet Airways, takes off on a test flight at Boeing Field in Seattle. Boeing said Sunday, May 5, 2019, that it discovered after airlines had been flying its 737 Max plane for several months that a safety alert in the cockpit was not working as intended, yet it didn't disclose that fact to airlines or federal regulators until after one of the planes crashed. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Boeing 737 Max 8 woes stifle Asian airlines' growth plans
Jess Gerrity moved from Auckland to Japan to pursue her catwalk dream.
Meet the woman who's probably the world's only Kiwi kimono model
The White House is accusing China of theft and the transfer of intellectual property.
Asian markets plunge after Trump threatens to up tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports
Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will continue working with global partners, including China, to find solutions to global problems.
'Differences in perspective do not define our relationship' – Jacinda Ardern addresses Chinese business summit
The country’s Sultan has backtracked on the new legislation that prompted an international outcry.
Brunei makes U-turn on law which would see gay people stoned to death
A six month old Japanese baby boy inside a home.
Japan child population falls for 38th year, hits postwar low
Dozens of foreign nationals were among the nearly 300 killed on Easter Sunday.
Sri Lanka police ask public to hand in blades after hundreds were discovered following bomb
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned two years after he assumed the throne.
Thai king is officially crowned, boosting his regal power
Battering rain storms and heavy winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour destroyed buildings, killed dozens.
Cyclone Fani kills at least 15 as it moves to Bangladesh
The latest missile threat from North Korea comes ahead of joint military drills between the US and South Korea.
North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile
Strong cyclone lashes east India, impacts Asian subcontinent