East Asia

East Asia is the eastern region of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. The modern states of East Asia include China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan. The East Asian states of China, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan are all unrecognized by at least one other East Asian state due to severe ongoing political tensions in the region, specifically the division of Korea and the political status of Taiwan. Hong Kong and Macau, two small coastal quasi-dependent territories located in the south of China, are officially highly autonomous but are under de jure Chinese sovereignty. Siberia borders East Asia's north, Southeast Asia the south, South Asia the southwest and Central Asia the west. To the east is the Pacific Ocean and to the southeast is Micronesia. East Asia, especially Chinese civilization, is regarded as one of the earliest cradles of civilization.

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Ocean Heating Will Increase Monsoon Rainfall in East Asia

New study explores the prevalence of heatwaves in East Asia

Archaeologists uncover oldest ochre workshop in East Asia

Arctic winter warming causes cold damage in the subtropics of East Asia

Climate Change Could Open Up 'Rivers in The Sky' Over East Asia

'Rivers' in the sky likely to drench East Asia under climate change

Smokeless tobacco used more by pregnant women in South East Asia than non-pregnant women

Where Does Weed Come From? A New Study Suggests East Asia.

Coronavirus Epidemic Occurred in East Asia 25,000 Years Ago, Genetic Study Shows

A Coronavirus Epidemic Broke Out in East Asia More Than 20,000 Years Ago

Ancient Coronavirus epidemic rocked East Asia 20,000 years ago; its evidence found in modern populations

Last ice age wiped out people in East Asia as well as Europe

Study sheds light on population history of northern east Asia

An ancient coronavirus swept across East Asia 25,000 years ago

A coronavirus epidemic may have hit East Asia about 25,000 years ago

Genomic insights into the origin of pre-historic populations in East Asia