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China tortured me over Hong Kong, says...

China tortured me over Hong Kong, says...

East Asia

Thu, Nov 21 2019

Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who worked for the British government for almost two years, said he...

Infographic: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s...

Infographic: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s...

East Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Shinzo Abe surpasses Katsura Tarō as the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan’s...

15 killed in China mine blast

15 killed in China mine blast

East Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Official news agency Xinhua reported that 35 miners were working underground when the blast happened,...

Chinese-made carrier sails group Taiwan...

Chinese-made carrier sails group Taiwan...

East Asia

Sun, Nov 17 2019

Taiwan's foreign minister, Joseph Wu, said they would not be intimidated

Leaked China documents reveal 'no mercy'...

Leaked China documents reveal 'no mercy'...

East Asia

Sun, Nov 17 2019

The documents include previously unpublished speeches by Xi as well as directives and reports on the...

Lam condemns attack on minister in London...

Lam condemns attack on minister in London...

East Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

It was the most physical confrontation involving a member of Lam's cabinet since the protests

Thousands in Hong Kong defy Xi with...

Thousands in Hong Kong defy Xi with...

East Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

The five-day 'strike' has also seen major universities become a hub for the protesters

51 children injured in chemical attack...

51 children injured in chemical attack...

East Asia

Tue, Nov 12 2019

Some 51 children and three teachers were admitted to hospital for treatment, two with 'severe...

Tens of thousands celebrate Japan emperor's...

Tens of thousands celebrate Japan emperor's...

East Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2019

The festival came after Naruhito completed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum throne on October 22 in...

Japan ‘glasses ban’ for women at work...

Japan ‘glasses ban’ for women at work...

East Asia

Fri, Nov 8 2019

It was not clear whether the so-called "bans" were based on company policies, or rather reflected...

N Korea slams door on Japan PM Abe visit,...

N Korea slams door on Japan PM Abe visit,...

East Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

Abe condemned the test at an Asian summit this week, while saying he was eager to meet North Korean leader...

Masked Hong Kong students chant at graduation...

Masked Hong Kong students chant at graduation...

East Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

The months of protests have plunged the former British colony into its biggest crisis in decades, with...

Knife-wielding man attacks Hong Kong...

Knife-wielding man attacks Hong Kong...

East Asia

Wed, Nov 6 2019

Legislator Junius Ho, his assistant and the alleged attacker were taken to hospital with unspecified...

Scores injured in weekend of Hong Kong...

Scores injured in weekend of Hong Kong...

East Asia

Mon, Nov 4 2019

The wounded included a man believed to be the knife-wielder, whom protesters had beaten with sticks

Beijing says 'ready to work' with Asean...

Beijing says 'ready to work' with Asean...

East Asia

Sun, Nov 3 2019

The agreement, set to be finished in 2021, will lay out conduct guidelines for the sea along with conflict...

Downtown Hong Kong becomes battleground...

Downtown Hong Kong becomes battleground...

East Asia

Sat, Nov 2 2019

Police again responded with tear gas on what was the 22nd straight weekend of protests

N Korea says it conducted successful...

N Korea says it conducted successful...

East Asia

Fri, Nov 1 2019

Kim was not at the site for Thursday afternoon's test

Fire destroys Japan's World Heritage-listed...

Fire destroys Japan's World Heritage-listed...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 31 2019

The wooden castle, once a palace and cultural heart of the Ryukyu Kingdom which flourished from the 15th...

Thailand to open ‘fake news’ monitoring...

Thailand to open ‘fake news’ monitoring...

East Asia

Tue, Oct 29 2019

'Almost 80% of online or social media posts are false or misleading'

Myanmar says 14 hostages freed in attacks...

Myanmar army: 14 hostages freed in attacks...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 28 2019

More than 50 people were taken hostage on October 26

Hong Kong protesters, police in dusk...

Hong Kong protesters, police in dusk...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Police deny accusations of brutality, saying they have shown restraint in life-threatening...