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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.

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

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

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

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance

May 12, 2019

A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music

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 has accused the founder of online shopping giant JD.com, Richard Liu, of rape in Minnesota

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito has announced his abdication at a palace ceremony, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era

The Latest: Japan PM Abe thanks Akihito on behalf of people

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, representing the people at Emperor Akihito's abdication ceremony, thanked the outgoing emperor for seeking peace and happiness for his people and for reaching out to them in times of difficulty

Emperor Akihito to abdicate, Japan embraces end of era

Apr 30, 2019

Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate, as Japan embraces the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era

Michael Wolf, photographer of mega-cities, dies in Hong Kong

Apr 26, 2019

Michael Wolf, an award-winning Hong Kong-based photographer known for his work depicting megacities, has died

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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...

Uighurs to China: Post a video of my missing relatives, too

Feb 12, 2019

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

Japanese fans celebrate Osaka's rise to top of tennis world

Jan 27, 2019

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

Microsoft's Bing blocked in China, prompting grumbling

Jan 25, 2019

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

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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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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 has accused the founder of online shopping giant JD.com, Richard Liu, of rape in Minnesota

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Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

Apr 24, 2019

A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones has sued the Foreign Ministry after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of his right to travel and...

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NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

Apr 20, 2019

North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton over a recent interview he gave

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