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Smart bots: China’s sex doll makers jump on AI drive

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 01:45
Amid Beijing’s push to turn the country into an artificial intelligence (AI) powerhouse and embed the technology in all facets of life, some Chinese entrepreneurs ...

With China’s help, Cambodia strongman set to extend 33-year rule

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 23:56
As Cambodians vote on Sunday, a win is all but assured for strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen in an election that highlights China’s growing influence ...

Fugitive Chinese police officer returns from U.S. to face bribery charges

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 23:52
A police officer who was among China’s top 100 international fugitives has returned from the United States to face charges of taking bribes, a state ...

In first, China permanently stations search-and-rescue vessel in South China Sea’s Spratly chain

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 23:12
China has for the first time sent a search-and-rescue ship to be permanently stationed at one of its man-made islands in the disputed Spratly chain ...

Turnbull’s coalition faces grim prospects after losing by-elections in Australia

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 21:06
Australia’s conservative government failed to win any of the five by-elections held this weekend, defeats widely seen as an indication Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces ...

Muslim survivors of Indian massacre shaken by citizenship test

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 21:06
Thirty-six years after losing his parents, sister and a 4-year-old daughter in one of India’s worst sectarian massacres, Abdul Suban says he is still trying ...

Korean War veterans hail release of remains to U.S. by North

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 20:49
Korean War veterans around America had something extra to celebrate Friday as they marked the 65th anniversary of the armistice that ended combat.At the southern ...

Cambodian elections a choice between strongman or boycott

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 20:46
Cambodians voting in the general election on Sunday will have a nominal choice of 20 parties, but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime ...

Trump thanks Kim after North returns possible remains of U.S. troops lost in Korean War

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 20:41
President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday for “fulfilling a promise” to return the remains of U.S. soldiers missing from ...

Anti-American rhetoric of Pakistan’s Khan has Washington wary

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 20:38
Over the years, Pakistan’s Imran Khan has been known for his anti-American rhetoric, once even suggesting he might, as prime minister, order the shooting down ...

DNA to X-ray: U.S. military has variety of tools to ID remains

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 20:30
The U.S. military remains released by North Korea on Friday will be sent to a military lab in Hawaii, where they’ll enter a system that ...

Beijing says four U.S. airlines missed deadline to list Taiwan as part of China on websites

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 17:14
Chinese regulators appear to have rejected a possible attempt by U.S. airlines at a compromise over Beijing’s demand to call self-ruled Taiwan a part of ...

Untouched ocean habitats shrinking rapidly, study says

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 02:34
Shipping, pollution and overfishing have reduced areas of “wilderness” to just 13 percent of the world’s oceans, a study showed Friday, warning that untouched marine ...

Viral content: vaccine scandal tests Beijing’s grip on information control

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:22
A Chinese vaccine scandal has laid bare a new challenge Beijing faces in its long-running battle for information control: blogs and online articles by independent ...

Locals reap little benefit in Laos’s controversial hydroelectricity ambitions

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 22:53
Mountainous and landlocked Laos, known as the “Battery of Asia,” is building dozens of dams at breakneck speed so it can sell energy to power-hungry ...

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan election, vows to fight poverty and forge new U.S. ties

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 21:11
Former cricket star Imran Khan declared victory Thursday in Pakistan’s parliamentary election and vowed to run the country “as it has never before been run” ...

North Korea hands over remains of U.S. war dead on 65th anniversary of Korean War armistice

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:47
A U.S. military aircraft carrying the remains of American Korean War dead collected in North Korea arrived in the South, live TV footage showed Friday.The ...

Former tennis pro shines light on rapes and beatings many young South Korean athletes endure in silence

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 05:14
When Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then ...

South Korean firm backtracks on claim of $130 billion in gold on sunken ‘treasure ship’

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 02:29
A South Korean company that claimed to have found the wreck of a Russian warship holding $130 billion in gold said on Thursday it has ...

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