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Canadian envoy says it would be great if U.S. drops Huawei case

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 20:08
Canada’s ambassador to China said Friday it would be “great” if the United States dropped its extradition request for a Chinese telecommunications executive arrested in ...

Chinese movie star Gao Yunxiang pleads not guilty to sexual assault in Australia

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 02:16
Chinese movie actor Gao Yunxiang and a producer pleaded not guilty in an Australian court on Friday to charges of sexual assault, setting the course ...

South Korea deploys cloud-seeding planes in fight against ‘Chinese’ air pollution

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 00:48
Seoul on Friday sent aircraft over the Yellow Sea to carry out cloud-seeding experiments in an effort to reduce air pollution that many South Koreans ...

Concerned by high cost of raising children, many South Koreans opt to dote on pets

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 00:09
Kang Sung-il buys Sancho, his Pomeranian, a toy every business trip and will dress it up in a new $50 suit when he visits his ...

Remains of Flinders, explorer who put Australia on the map, found near London’s Euston station

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 22:42
The remains of the first British explorer to circumnavigate the Australian continent and popularize the country’s name have been found near a busy London railway ...

In the name of the gods: Indian girls forced into sex work despite ban on ancient ritual

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 22:40
Young girls in south India continue to be “dedicated” to village temples and then forced into prostitution despite laws banning the ancient ritual, researchers say.The ...

South Korea looks for nuclear dismantling pledge by Kim at second summit with Trump

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 21:41
North Korea must make concrete pledges toward curbing its nuclear weapons program, such as dismantling its main nuclear complex and allowing international inspections to confirm ...

U.S. sends destroyer through Taiwan Strait amid trade and military tensions with China

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 21:21
The United States Navy has sent a warship through the Taiwan Strait, the U.S. Pacific Fleet told The Japan Times, as military and trade tensions ...

North Korea’s leader orders preparations for second Trump summit

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:31
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he’ll “wait with patience and in ...

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on military to ‘destroy’ opponents

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:10
Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen on Thursday called on his country’s military to “destroy” opponents if the government comes under threat, in a tirade in ...

‘Child export’ adoptee deported by U.S. sues South Korea and agency over citizenship fiasco

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 22:48
Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth.Forcibly separated from his wife, children and friends in America, he ...

China clones gene-edited monkeys for research on sleep disorders

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 22:20
Chinese scientists have made clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian-rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer’s disease, ...

North Korea’s Kim satisfied at outcome of negotiations with U.S. over second Trump summit: KCNA

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 16:51
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed satisfaction over results of recent talks between the country’s delegation and U.S. officials to discuss the second summit ...

China demands U.S. drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 00:32
China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in ...

Thailand’s king signs decree approving first election since 2014 coup brought junta to power

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 00:26
Thailand’s king has issued a royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 coup, with a date for the long-delayed poll expected later ...

Unable to rely on their children, China’s aging elite live in community luxury

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:41
At a gated community for senior citizens on the outskirts of Beijing, retired military personnel, film-makers and top university professors settle into a new routine: ...

U.S. top envoy Pompeo expects ‘good marker’ with North Korea before next Trump-Kim summit

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:02
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday there remains “an awful lot of work to do” to achieve the denuclearization of North Korea ...

China rebukes former envoys over letter calling for release of detained Canadians

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 05:18
China on Tuesday lashed out at a group of former diplomats and academics who signed an open letter to President Xi Jinping calling for the ...

Taiwan’s ‘Bikini Climber’ social media star dies after falling down ravine

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 02:40
Taiwanese rescue teams were trying Tuesday to retrieve the body of a dead hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top ...

China vows to crackdown on underperformers in ongoing war on air pollution

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 01:38
China will order detailed punishment measures for officials in regions that miss air-quality targets this winter, refusing to accept unfavorable weather or mounting economic pressure ...

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