Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysian Armed Forces stand guard at the Batu Caves temple during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, January 24, 2016. According to the official said, security at all key areas in Kuala Lumpur has been tightened as a precaution against terror attacks.
Taipei, Taiwan - Taiwan president-elect Tsai Ing-wen speaks to supporters after winning the presidential elections, in Taipei, Taiwan, 16 January 2016. Opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen beat two other candidates to win the election. Tsai, chairwoman of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), will be sworn in on 20 May for a four-year term. Tsai Ing-wen worked for a string of government agencies after earning a doctorate in law from the London School of Economics in 1984. (EyePress/Alan Siu)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong - A sign for the Causeway Bay Books hangs outside the bookstore in Hong Kong, China, 10 January 2016. The bookstore specializes in reading material critical of the Chinese Communist Party. Major bookstore shareholder Lee Bo was reported missing by his wife Sophie Choi on 1 January, just weeks after four of his associates disappeared in mysterious circumstances. The disappearance of Lee is the fifth such case related to Causeway Bay Books. A British Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson said that it was aware of the case, and that there was a possibility that one of the missing -- 65-year-old Lee Bo - was a British passport holder. And Sweden's foreign ministry said its embassies in Bangkok and Beijing were investigating reports that one of its nationals had been detained in Thailand or China. (EyePress/James Ma)
Yangon, Burma ( Myanmar ) - People gather outside the headquarters of the main opposition party National League of Democracy (NLD) in Yangon, Myanmar, 08 November 2015. Myanmar held the first general elections for 25 years since 1990 that all major parties have contested a poll. Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party won the 1990 polls, but the results were annulled by the military. (Mary Chang/EyePress)
Budapest, Hungary - In response to hundreds of refugees and other migrants taking to the road with the aim of walking to Austria, Hungarian Red Cross immediately activited its response teams. The Red Cross has been providing food, water, blankets, clothes and first aid to those in need along the main highway from Budapest to Austria. Over 140,000 people have applied for asylum in Hungary already in 2015. In recent weeks, the number of people arriving in the country has increased dramatically, resulting in a major bottle neck and leaving hundreds sleeping rough at train stations each night. (Stephen Ryan/IFRC/EyePress)
ELON MUSK IN HONG KONG STARTUP FORUM
January 26, 2016 > China By Peter Lou/EyePress
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk reacts as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. The co-founder of PayPal and pioneer of SpaceX, says the company opened its patents to all in 2014 for all auto-makers to develop electric vehicles on Tesla's technology. (EyePress/Peter Lou) ...
BEIJING FASHION WEEK 2015
October 31, 2015 > China By John Sun/EyePress
Models showcase the dínim Chen Wen Jeans Collection during the Beijing Fashion Week on Oct 31, 2015. ...
December 10, 2015 > China By Niu Shupei/EyePress
A calf of the Blonde d'Aquitaine breed of beef cattle stands in a cage at a cattle-breeding facility in Xuchang county, Henan Province on Thursday Dec 10, 2015. This calf and six others were bred through somatic cell cloning, marking the first successful use of such technology in the province. ...
MALAYSIA MOTOGP 2015
October 25, 2015 > China By FL Wong/EyePress
First placed Honda MotoGP riders Dani Pedrosa leads during first lap of the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit, outside Kuala Lumpur on October 25, 2015. (EyePress News/FL Wong) ...
CHINA PREMIER RENEWS FLIGHT AGAINST POLLUTION
March 5, 2015 > China By Jason Zhao/EyePress
Smoke emitted from a factory which emits smoke in Chongqing, China, on March 5, 2015. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday March 5, 2015 renewed pledges to tackle the country's chronic pollution, without announcing any significant new environmental measures. Environment pollution is a blight on people's quality of life and a trouble that weighs on their hearts, Li t ...
CHINA RMB LIBERALISATION
November 23, 2015 > China By James Pang/EyePress
Batch of 100-yuan RMB banknotes. China will plough ahead with its financial reforms with the aim of making the renminbi (RMB) an international currency by 2020, the central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Tuesday. In an article published in the Chinese financial newspaper Caixin, he said that China will promote financial liberalisation and development, as well as ...