Media

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

Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile

May 9, 2019

Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean

May 4, 2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean

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

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 interferes with press freedom

North Korean state media announces leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, meet with President Vladimir Putin

Apr 22, 2019

North Korean state media announces leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, meet with President Vladimir Putin

Japanese media report Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted on new breach of trust charges.

Apr 22, 2019

Japanese media report Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted on new breach of trust charges.

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

The Latest: China, US trade talks adjourn until next week

Mar 29, 2019

Chinese and U.S. negotiators have wrapped up trade talks in Beijing with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying they were "constructive."

Chinese viewers balk at 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film censorship

Mar 27, 2019

Moviegoers in China say the version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" shown in Chinese theaters erases mentions of Freddie Mercury's sexuality

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