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Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down as chairman in September 2019

Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma says he will step down as the e-commerce giant's chairman in September 2019

Japan rejoices in having first grand slam champion

Sep 9, 2018

Japanese tennis and non-tennis fans alike are celebrating one of their own winning a Grand Slam tournament for the first time

Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89

Sep 8, 2018

Former Associated Press photojournalist Kim Chonkil, whose images captured South Korea's turbulent transition from dictatorship to democracy, has died at age 89

North Korean media say leader Kim Jong Un has reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula

Sep 6, 2018

North Korean media say leader Kim Jong Un has reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile member of a Chinese tech elite who enjoy the glamor of movie stars in their homeland

Japan protests to China over banning of reporter

Aug 30, 2018

Japan has protested to China over its decision to ban a reporter for a conservative Japanese newspaper from covering talks between the countries' diplomats

Japanese man returns home after release by North Korea

Aug 28, 2018

A Japanese man released by North Korea after being accused of an unspecified crime has arrived back in Japan

China's Didi suspends 1 carpooling service after killing

Aug 26, 2018

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing says it has fired two executives and will suspend one of its carpooling services nationwide from Monday after a woman was allegedly raped and killed by a driver

Chinese police detain owner of hotel where fire killed 19

Aug 26, 2018

Police in northeastern China say they have detained the owner of a resort hotel where a fire killed 19 people and injured 23 others

Chinese state news agency: Hotel fire kills 18 in northeast

Aug 25, 2018

Chinese state news agency: Hotel fire kills 18 in northeast

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