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BTS honored Korean War sacrifices. Some in China saw an insult.

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 06:55
The group's leader acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the war.

‘I have failed’: North Korea’s Kim shows tearful side in confronting hardships

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 06:31
North Korea watchers say Kim has also sought to portray himself as a more traditional political leader than his eccentric father, Kim Jong Il.

Taiwan says new China spy accusation is fake news

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 04:19
Taipei – Taiwan has labeled new spying accusations by China as fake news after Chinese state television aired a program showing a Taiwanese academic arrested ...

White House moves forward on three arms sales to Taiwan

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 04:18
The move in the run-up to the Nov. 3 U.S. election is likely to anger China, which considers Taiwan a wayward province.

Hong Kong leader seeking Beijing’s help for ailing economy

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 11:16
Hong Kong – Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Monday she will fly to Beijing to ask Chinese leaders for help to pull the ...

North Korea’s new missile: political ploy or game-changing weapon?

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:32
Observers say that as Pyongyang's capabilities grow, U.S. military planners could become more reluctant to stand up to North Korean coercion in the Indo-Pacific.

China says it has captured a group of Taiwanese spies

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:17
Taipei – China says it has captured people spying for rival Taiwan and cracked a series of espionage cases.Reports by state TV and other outlets ...

India and China hold fresh talks on ending military standoff

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:13
Srinagar, India – Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders were holding fresh talks Monday aimed at ending a monthslong standoff along their disputed border in ...

China ends virus-free streak as cluster in port city emerges

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 05:46
The development underscores the risk of resurgence in countries that have achieved near-eradication of COVID-19.

China’s insistence that Taiwan isn’t a country starts backfiring

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 04:59
The more China tells the world that Taiwan isn’t a country, the more Beijing’s adversaries are starting to treat it like one.Ahead of Taiwan’s National ...

Chinese app helps users bypass Great Firewall — then disappears

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 04:39
A Chinese app briefly gave the country’s internet users access to long-banned websites like Facebook and Google, setting off speculation about the future of Beijing’s ...

North Korea unveils massive new missile in move U.S. calls ‘disappointing’

Sun, 10/11/2020 - 09:44
Ultimately, the message the North could be trying to convey is that its nuclear weapons are here to stay, said a North Korea expert from ...

North Korea holds rare predawn military parade, Seoul says

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 08:02
Seoul – North Korea held a military parade early Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers’ Party in a ...

Taiwan’s leader hopes for reduced tensions with China

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 06:33
Taipei – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday she has hopes for less tensions with China and in the region if Beijing will listen to ...

China sends vessels, planes as U.S. warship sails near South China Sea islands

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 05:57
Beijing – China said it dispatched ships and planes to track the U.S. guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain as it passed near Chinese-held islands in ...

China’s Xi says intends to deepen relations with North Korea

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 04:12
Seoul – In a congratulatory message to Kim Jong Un for the founding anniversary of North Korea’s ruling party, Chinese President Xi Jinping said he ...

‘Rural surge’ propels India toward more COVID-19 infections than U.S.

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 08:46
A defiance of coronavirus rules is being reflected across rural India, and it is propelling this nation’s virus caseload toward the No. 1 spot globally.

‘Gilded cage’: Private pools and fancy meals in Thailand’s luxury quarantine

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 08:03
Phuket, Thailand – A private infinity pool, gourmet meals — and two temperature checks a day. Welcome to five-star quarantine in Thailand, where well-heeled tourists ...

Protests against new labor law turn violent across Indonesia

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 04:34
JAKARTA – Protests in many Indonesian cities turned violent Thursday as thousands of enraged students and workers criticized a new law they say will cripple ...

At North Korean military parade, get ready for ‘something big’

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 09:37
Pyongyang may use its 75th anniversary event Saturday to show off larger, heavier missile systems and launchers — and put the U.S. and Japan on ...