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Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct 19, 2019

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier

Oct 10, 2019

South Korea doesn't know if North Korea will allow a live broadcast of the South's national soccer team playing a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang next Tuesday

Women, late-in-life new authors expand Japanese literature

Aug 23, 2019

Beyond Murakami: Japanese literature is expanding with stories from women, young writers and those who took up the craft late in life

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest

Aug 13, 2019

At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen crackdown, dies

Jul 23, 2019

Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died

The Latest: Kyoto animation boss says company got threats

Jul 18, 2019

Boss of Kyoto animation company gutted in fire says it got death threats

The Latest: Possible Trump, Kim DMZ meeting 'a 'good thing'

Jun 29, 2019

President Donald Trump and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea agree that Trump's possible meeting on Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone with North Korea's Kim Jong Un would be a "good thing," according to a South Korean official.

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Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct 19, 2019

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a...

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly...

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the...

Supporters of Chinese billionaire's accuser decry censorship

May 3, 2019

Six Chinese social media accounts have been shut down after they advocated support for a woman who...

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Mar 26, 2019

China ex-internet censor gets 14 years on corruption charges

Chinese rights lawyer returns home after 2-year sentence

Mar 4, 2019

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

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Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct 19, 2019

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

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Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and...

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China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

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Rebuked by many, Saudi crown prince feted at G20 summit

Jun 29, 2019

Rebukes are piling up elsewhere for the Saudi crown prince, but you wouldn't have known it by the lavish public reception the prince has received this week at the G-20 summit

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The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom

Jun 15, 2019

Hong Kong's chief executive has meet with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill

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Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan

May 22, 2019

A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains

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