Media

Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

Apr 19, 2018

Japan's vice finance minister resigned over sexual harassment allegations in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government

Seoul says parts of inter-Korean summit will be aired live

Apr 18, 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to allow live television broadcasts for parts of the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in next week

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

Ohtani's electrifying start to MLB career a big hit in Japan

Apr 14, 2018

Ohtani's electrifying start to MLB career a big hit in Japan where his games are shown live in the morning by national broadcaster NHK

China state media say 4 popular news apps suspended

Apr 9, 2018

Chinese state media say four popular news apps have been temporarily removed from the Android store following an order from regulators to tighten control over the spread of information

South Korean media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches performance by South Korean pop stars visiting Pyongyang.

Apr 1, 2018

South Korean media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches performance by South Korean pop stars visiting Pyongyang.

Taiwan suspect in US school attack plot had 'unusual ideas'

Mar 30, 2018

People who knew the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the U.S. with threatening to shoot up his school say he liked guns and wanted to join the police

China's state media says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping during 'unofficial visit'

Mar 27, 2018

China's state media says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping during 'unofficial visit'

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Mar 23, 2018

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs in a move that tightens party supervision over public life

Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user access

Mar 21, 2018

South Korean telecoms regulator fines Facebook for limiting access to its services

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