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Feng shui masters say Trump’s secrets could be sniffed out in Year of Pig

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:28
As the Chinese zodiac turns into the Year of the Pig next week, feng shui masters are predicting turbulence and division for world leaders at ...

U.N. panel to accuse South Korea of violating sanctions with petroleum shipments to North, sources say

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 22:52
A report by a U.N. panel will accuse South Korea of failing to notify the Security Council of its shipments of petroleum products to North ...

Bangladesh to sue Philippine bank over $81 million cyber heist

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 07:04
Bangladesh was to file a lawsuit Wednesday in New York against a Philippine bank over its involvement in one of the biggest-ever cyber heists, the ...

Former Vietnam spy and property magnate handed third jail sentence

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 06:55
A property magnate turned fugitive spy was jailed for the third time in Vietnam on Wednesday after a court convicted him of corruption over murky ...

Bangkok schools closed over air pollution concerns

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 06:34
More than 400 schools in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, were shut for the rest of the week Wednesday due to increasing concern over dangerously unhealthy air ...

Contradicting colleague, minister says Malaysia still talking with China about $20 billion rail project

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 02:06
Malaysia is in talks with China over a $20-billion rail project, the finance minister said on Wednesday, just days after another cabinet minister said Kuala ...

Ally of South Korean President Moon Jae-in jailed over opinion-rigging scandal

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 01:46
A political ally of South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday received a two-year prison term for his involvement in an online opinion-rigging scandal.The conviction ...

In a slum built in Cambodian cemetery, the living far outnumber the dead

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 23:19
When floodwaters swept a chunk of riverbank into the Mekong just south of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, Sun Ramaly managed to save her clothes ...

Amid trade and military tensions, U.S. sends B-52s over East China Sea on ‘routine training’ exercise

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 22:17
The U.S. Air Force has sent two B-52 bombers over the East China Sea for “routine training” near Okinawa Prefecture, the military has said, the ...

Grenade attack kills two at mosque in southern Philippines, days after cathedral bombing and self-rule vote

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 21:46
A grenade attack on a mosque in the troubled southern Philippines killed two people early Wednesday, authorities said, just days after a deadly Catholic cathedral ...

China’s coal industry is failing to curb methane emissions, Japanese satellite data shows

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 20:43
Methane emissions from coal mining in China have continued to rise despite tough legislation and ambitious government targets, a new study based on satellite data ...

‘Fight until the end’: Key ‘comfort women’ campaigner dies in Seoul at 93

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 11:51
At 93, Kim Bok-dong died as she had lived for many years: at the heart of the controversy over females pressed to serve in Japanese ...

Maritime rescue center opened on South China Sea islet as Beijing seeks to reinforce claims

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 06:34
China opened a maritime rescue center on one of its man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, state-run media reported, as Beijing ...

Trump’s cost-sharing spat with ally South Korea raises fears of U.S. pullback from peninsula

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 02:16
Just as President Donald Trump looks to make peace with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, his administration is putting fresh strain on the U.S.’s seven-decade ...

U.S. charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 01:16
The Trump administration’s unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin Wednesday in Washington that are ...

Followed and harassed: Foreign journalists paint ‘darkest picture of reporting conditions inside China’

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:44
Detentions, visa delays and suspected phone bugging are among the challenges faced by foreign journalists in China, who say working conditions are getting worse with ...

Rare pangolins languish in China’s wildlife rescue system as their scales trade on black market

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 22:53
When Chinese police found them in the trunk of a smuggler’s car, 33 of the trafficked pangolins — endangered scaly mammals from southern China — ...

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