East Asia

Mongolia is Closing its Border with China due to the Coronavirus

Mongolia is closing its border with China until March 2 to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, Reuters reported, citing a government announcement.

Mongolian nationals in China are given a deadline to return to Mongolia (February 6th). Foreigners (not Chinese) traveling to Mongolia will not be able to enter the country through China.

Russia Has Closed its Border with China because of the Coronavirus

Three Russian regions in the Far East have closed their borders with China until Feb. 7 amid fears over the outbreak of coronavirus there, the TASS news agency cited the governor of Khabarovsk region as saying on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

The border closures affect crossings in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Khabarovsk and Amur regions, Reuters reported.

Public Bus Fell into a Huge Hole in China, at least 6 People are Killed (PHOTOS)

A passenger bus fell into a huge hole in the Chinese city of Xinhai, the capital of Qinghai province, according to the French Central Television.

At least 6 people have died. and The incident also wounded 16 people who are in a stable condition now.

A road section in front of a hospital on the busy Nandajie Street in the city of Xining, collapsed,

10 missing after road collapses in China

At least 10 people are missing in China after a road collapsed in the country's central region, local media reported on Jan. 14

Authorities in Qinghai Province told state-run Xinhua news that 15 people were injured when the incident occurred late on Jan. 13 in the provincial capital Xining.

Rescue operations are still underway to locate the missing persons.

Taiwan's military chief killed in helicopter crash

Taiwan's military chief was killed when an air force helicopter crashed near the capital on Jan. 2, the local media reported.

Chief of General Staff Shen Yi-ming and Air Force Commander Hsiung Hou-chi were among eight people aboard killed in the crash, the news agency Focus Taiwan reported, citing the National Defense Ministry.