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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...

Dread builds in Vietnam over fate of...

Dread builds in Vietnam over fate of...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Many are believed to have come from impoverished villages in central Vietnam, where some families now...

Japan police hunt stolen diamond worth...

Japan police hunt stolen diamond worth...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 26 2019

The 50-carat loose diamond was on display at a three-day show in Yokohama city where companies from Japan,...

N Korea asks South to discuss removal...

N Korea asks South to discuss removal...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 26 2019

Mt Kumgang is on North Korea's eastern coast, just beyond the demilitarized zone separating the two...

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters rally...

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters rally...

East Asia

Thu, Oct 24 2019

The protests in Spain's wealthiest region of Catalonia bear some resemblances to the demonstrations...

HK extradition bill officially killed,...

HK extradition bill officially killed,...

East Asia

Wed, Oct 23 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had said many times the bill was as good as dead and said that other demands,...

Kim Jong orders demolitions at South-built...

Kim Jong orders demolitions at South-built...

East Asia

Wed, Oct 23 2019

The Mount Kumgang tourist complex was built by Southern company Hyundai Asan in the North on one of the...

Hover-taxi whizzes over Singapore, firm...

Hover-taxi whizzes over Singapore, firm...

East Asia

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Heavy rains in the morning almost delayed the flight, but the skies cleared in time for the battery-operated,...

In pictures: Japanese emperor begins...

In pictures: Japanese emperor begins...

East Asia

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Congratulatory banners were flying at some subway stations and street corners, but the public response...

HK leader apologizes after mosque hit...

HK leader apologizes after mosque hit...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 21 2019

In one instance, a cannon drenched the front gate and footpath in front of the Kowloon mosque, Hong Kong's...

Petrol bombs, tear gas scar Hong Kong...

Petrol bombs, tear gas scar Hong Kong...

East Asia

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Police used several water canon trucks to disperse protesters, spraying jets of blue-dye into the crowds...