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Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the...
Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in...
Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9...

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Filipinos plan more diggings where new human...

Apr 12, 2019

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago...

Ichiro turns down Japanese government award for...

Apr 5, 2019

For the third time, baseball star Ichiro Suzuki has turned down a prestigious Japanese government...

Brunei invokes laws allowing stoning for gay sex,...

Apr 3, 2019

Brunei invokes Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning, triggering international...

Singapore carrier grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets...

Apr 2, 2019

Singapore Airlines grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets with engine issues

China defends Tibet policies, bashes exile...

Mar 27, 2019

Chinese officials responsible for Tibet are praising development in the Himalayan region in the 60...

Cathay buys HK Express, will operate it as...

Mar 27, 2019

Cathay Pacific Airways acquiring budget regional carrier HK Express, plans to operate it as...

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

Apr 20, 2019

Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

Apr 19, 2019

Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to reenact Jesus Christ's suffering

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

Apr 19, 2019

Asian stock indexes are mostly higher on Good Friday holiday trading that had some markets closed

Celebration of Japan's new era big opportunity for business

Apr 19, 2019

Celebration of Japan's new imperial era a big opportunity for business

Emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto gods

Apr 18, 2019

Emperor Akihito is praying at a shrine in western Japan in a ritual to report his abdication to Shinto gods

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr 14, 2019

President Donald Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China

S. Korean babies born Dec. 31 become 2-year-olds next day

Apr 12, 2019

South Korea's unusual age-calculating system means babies born on Dec. 31 become 2-year-olds the next day

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Apr 12, 2019

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines plan more diggings and better protection of the caves where the remains were unearthed

Japan Catholic Church to begin investigating sex abuse cases

Apr 11, 2019

The Catholic Church in Japan is preparing to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against minors by its priests

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China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for...

Mar 26, 2019

China ex-internet censor gets 14 years on corruption charges

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Chinese rights lawyer returns home after 2-year...

Mar 4, 2019

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who recently completed a two-year prison sentence on...

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Uighurs to China: Post a video of my missing...

Feb 12, 2019

Overseas members of the Uighur Muslim ethnic group are calling on China to post videos of relatives...

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Japanese fans celebrate Osaka's rise to top of...

Jan 27, 2019

Led by a congratulatory tweet from the prime minister, Japan reveled in Naomi Osaka's dramatic...

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Microsoft's Bing blocked in China, prompting...

Jan 25, 2019

Chinese internet users lose access to Microsoft Corp.'s Bing search engine, triggering grumbling...

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Chinese model in derided Dolce & Gabbana ads...

Jan 23, 2019

The Chinese model in advertisements for Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana that were widely...

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