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Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor...

Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor...

East Asia

Sat, May 4 2019

People queued for hours to see the new emperor and his family

Malaysia frees woman accused of killing...

Malaysia frees woman accused of killing...

East Asia

Fri, May 3 2019

Doan Thi Huong, 30, was charged along with an Indonesian woman with poisoning Kim Jong Nam by smearing...

In Pictures: Japan's new emperor ascends...

In Pictures: Japan's new emperor ascends...

East Asia

Wed, May 1 2019

It was the first time in more than 200 years that a member of the world's oldest royal family has...

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan...

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan...

World

Wed, May 1 2019

Naruhito, 59, technically succeeded his father just as Tuesday became Wednesday but his ascension to...

Japan brings in new era as Naruhito...

Japan brings in new era as Naruhito...

East Asia

Tue, Apr 30 2019

The 59-year-old Naruhito will formally take possession of the sacred imperial regalia at a solemn ceremony...

Two US Navy warships sail through strategic...

Two US Navy warships sail through strategic...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 29 2019

The two destroyers were identified as the William P Lawrence and Stethem

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets...

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets...

East Asia

Sun, Apr 28 2019

Opponents of the proposal fear further erosion of rights and legal protections in the free-wheeling financial...

US official: Trump, Abe confirm 'joint...

US official: Trump, Abe confirm 'joint...

North America

Sun, Apr 28 2019

They also confirmed a joint desire to see China cease militarization of disputed territories in the East...

Xi says to reject protectionism, open...

Xi says to reject protectionism, open...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 27 2019

 He made a new pitch for his cherished Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as he kicked off the last...

Two Koreas mark Moon-Kim summit anniversary...

Two Koreas mark Moon-Kim summit anniversary...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 27 2019

Kim Jong Un and President Moon Jae-in held their first meeting on April 27 last year

Xi Jinping: Belt and Road must be green,...

Xi Jinping: Belt and Road must be green,...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Xi launched the Belt and Road initiative in 2013

Kim to Putin: US acted in 'bad faith'...

Kim to Putin: US acted in 'bad faith'...

East Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Kim and Putin met Thursday in the far eastern Russian port of Vladivostok for their first summit

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at...

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 25 2019

In brief statements before heading in to the talks, both leaders expressed their hopes for strengthening...

China plastic waste ban throws global...

China plastic waste ban throws global...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 24 2019

For many years, China received the bulk of scrap plastic from around the world, processing much of it...

Kim Jong heads to Russia to revive old...

Kim Jong heads to Russia to revive old...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 22 2019

The ties between Pyongyang and Moscow, once its most important ally, go back decades

China to show new warships as Beijing...

China to show new warships as Beijing...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 20 2019

President Xi Jinping is overseeing a sweeping plan to refurbish the People's Liberation Army (PLA)...

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits Taiwan,...

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits Taiwan,...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The quake was felt across the island and a highway connecting Yilan and Hualien was shut down

US researchers: Satellite images may...

US researchers: Satellite images may...

East Asia

Wed, Apr 17 2019

US officials say North Korea has continued to produce fissile material that can be processed for use...

Moon pushes for summit with Kim despite...

Moon pushes for summit with Kim despite...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 15 2019

Kim said in a speech on Friday that he was willing to hold another summit with Trump if the United States...

Reuters: US waters down demand China...

Reuters: US waters down demand China...

North America

Mon, Apr 15 2019

The world’s two biggest economies are nine months into a trade war that has cost billions of...

N Korean leader open to 3rd Trump...

N Korean leader open to 3rd Trump...

East Asia

Sat, Apr 13 2019

Kim also said he would wait until the end of the year "for the US to make a courageous decision"...