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Japan court upholds 'sterilization'...

Japan court upholds 'sterilization'...

East Asia

Mon, Jan 28 2019

The decision, issued Wednesday but published on Thursday, upholds a law that requires any individual...

Kim 'satisfaction' over Trump letter...

Kim 'satisfaction' over Trump letter...

East Asia

Thu, Jan 24 2019

Kim was handed the letter by a North Korean envoy who met Trump at the White House last week

Infographic: Secret North Korean missile...

Infographic: Secret North Korean missile...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 23 2019

Researchers have uncovered an undeclared ballistic missile operating base in North Korea - one of approximately...

Report: North Korean base serves as...

Report: North Korean base serves as...

East Asia

Tue, Jan 22 2019

Kim vowed to work toward denuclearization at his first summit with Trump in June

Infographic: North Korea’s diplomatic...

Infographic: North Korea’s diplomatic...

East Asia

Fri, Jan 18 2019

January 18, 2019 - High-level talks aimed at clearing the way for a second US-North Korea summit are...

US eyes Taiwan risk as China's military...

US eyes Taiwan risk as China's military...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 16 2019

Taiwan is only one of a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, including a trade...

North Korean official heads for talks...

North Korean official heads for talks...

World

Tue, Jan 15 2019

Choe's trip comes as expectations grow for a second meeting between Kim and Trump

Kim ends Beijing visit as Trump summit...

Kim ends Beijing visit as Trump summit...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 9 2019

In a New Year speech, Kim warned that Pyongyang may change its approach to nuclear talks if Washington...

Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer...

Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer...

East Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

Surnamed Jia, the 49-year-old assailant was a contractor hired by the school for daily maintenance...

Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt...

Southeast Asia wary of China's Belt...

East Asia

Mon, Jan 7 2019

China was seen by 73% of the respondents as having the greatest economic influence in the region and...

Malaysia's king abdicates in historic...

Malaysia's king abdicates in historic...

East Asia

Sun, Jan 6 2019

It came after the king took leave at the start of November for two months, during which time unconfirmed...

North Korea diplomat in Italy 'missing'...

North Korea diplomat in Italy 'missing'...

East Asia

Thu, Jan 3 2019

The diplomat, Jo Song Gil, disappeared with his wife after leaving the embassy without notice in early...

China lands probe on far side of moon...

China lands probe on far side of moon...

East Asia

Thu, Jan 3 2019

The Chang'e-4 lunar probe mission - named after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology - launched...

Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also...

Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 2 2019

Taiwan is China's most sensitive issue and is claimed by Beijing as its sacred territory

Kim Jong Un warns of change in direction...

Kim Jong Un warns of change in direction...

East Asia

Tue, Jan 1 2019

Kim and Trump vowed to work towards denuclearisation and build 'lasting and stable' peace at...

Kim Jong Un sent message to Trump on...

Kim Jong Un sent message to Trump on...

East Asia

Mon, Dec 31 2018

On Sunday, the office of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said Kim had sent a letter to his counterpart...

Weapons radar row flares up between...

Weapons radar row flares up between...

East Asia

Sat, Dec 29 2018

Tensions have flared since Japan alleged that a South Korean destroyer last week aimed its fire-control...

Canadian detained in China has been...

Canadian detained in China has been...

East Asia

Sat, Dec 29 2018

McIver was the third Canadian to be detained by China following the December 1 arrest in Vancouver of...

North Korea defectors' details leaked...

North Korea defectors' details leaked...

East Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

There are 25 such centres across the country which provide support for the roughly 30,000 North Korean...

Ex-China spymaster Ma Jian jailed for...

Ex-China spymaster Ma Jian jailed for...

East Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

From 1999 to 2014, Ma used his position at the ministry to help Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui further...

China to try Canadian on drugs...

China to try Canadian on drugs...

East Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

China executed a Briton caught smuggling heroin in 2009, prompting a British outcry over what it said...