Wife of missing Japanese journalist makes tearful appeal

Aug 7, 2018

The wife of a missing Japanese freelance journalist has tearfully appealed for his immediate return in her first public appearance since he went missing in Syria more than three years ago

Journalists in Hong Kong defy gov't request to cancel speech

Aug 6, 2018

A journalists' association in Hong Kong says it will defy the Chinese government and follow through with a planned speech by an activist advocating independence from China

Monk accused of sexual misconduct as #MeToo expands in China

Aug 3, 2018

China's #MeToo movement is in the spotlight as one of the country's highest-ranking Buddhist monks is being investigated over accusations of sexual misconduct

X-Men's Fan Bingbing off social media amid China tax rumors

Aug 2, 2018

X-Men actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving China during a tax evasion investigation

Japan vows to rescue journalist believed held in Syria

Aug 1, 2018

Japan says it's doing its utmost for the rescue of a Japanese journalist believed to be held in Syria after a video of a man appearing to be him was posted online

Taiwan denounces China moves to limit its global profile

Jul 26, 2018

Taiwan is denouncing China's latest moves to increase its global isolation

The Latest: Police say man injured setting off embassy blast

Jul 26, 2018

Chinese police say the explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing was caused by a small homemade device wielded by a 26-year-old man who hurt only himself

Chinese leaders order probe over vaccine scandal

Jul 23, 2018

China's leaders order an investigation after violations by a rabies vaccine maker prompts public outcry

Japan police search home of nurse in hospital poison deaths

Jul 12, 2018

Japanese authorities have raided the apartment of a nurse in custody on suspicion of poisoning to death at least two elderly patients at a terminal care hospital

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

Jul 9, 2018

Tencent, China's most valuable tech company, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange

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