Media

Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Mar 19, 2019

International journalists' organizations are raising concern over press freedom in South Korea after the ruling party singled out a reporter over what it claimed was a "borderline traitorous" article insulting President Moon Jae-in

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Mar 8, 2019

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Japanese media report that Nissan Motor's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has been released on bail.

Mar 6, 2019

Japanese media report that Nissan Motor's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has been released on bail.

Chinese state media: Detained Canadians stole state secrets

Mar 4, 2019

China's state news agency says two Canadians detained on suspicion of harming national security acted together to steal state secrets

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 national security charges has returned to his parents' home in central China after he briefly went missing upon his scheduled release

China seizes $1.5 billion in online lending crackdown

Feb 18, 2019

China seizes $1.5 billion, investigates 380 online lenders in crackdown on misconduct in the huge but lightly regulated industry

For sake of pupils' pupils, China to ban homework on apps

Feb 18, 2019

An eastern Chinese province plans to ban teachers from assigning homework to be completed on cellphone apps as part of efforts to preserve students' eyesight

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 who have disappeared into internment camps

South Korean women begin to resist intense beauty pressure

Feb 6, 2019

More and more women are beginning to resist the pressure to meet South Korea's difficult-to-attain beauty ideals

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 Australian Open win on Sunday

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