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North Korea eyeing strategy to dispose of 20 warheads while retaining dozens more: report

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 19:00
Top North Korean officials have discussed the country’s intention to deceive the U.S. about the number of nuclear warheads in its possession, including a strategy ...

Chinese radio warnings to steer clear of disputed, newly fortified sea areas rattle Philippines

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 18:27
The Philippines has expressed concern to China over an increasing number of Chinese radio messages warning Philippine aircraft and ships to stay away from newly ...

Myanmar names panel to probe abuses targeting Rohingya in Rakhine

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:58
Myanmar has established a commission of inquiry to probe allegations of human rights abuses in conflict-torn Rakhine state, authorities said on Monday, as the country ...

Hundreds of tourists stranded on Indonesian mountain after deadly earthquake

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 14:23
Hundreds of tourists stranded on Mount Rinjani on the Indonesian island of Lombok by an earthquake that killed 16 people and triggered landslides are making ...

China’s former internet czar charged with taking bribes

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 01:59
China’s former internet czar, who oversaw a tightening of online censorship during his tenure, has been charged with taking bribes, state media said Monday.Throughout his ...

Chinese parents stage rare public protest over vaccine scare

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 01:40
About a dozen people held a rare protest outside China’s Health Ministry to demand action over a vaccine scandal that has inflamed public fears over ...

China says still committed to Hong Kong semi-autonomy

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 01:34
China’s foreign minister said Monday that his country remains committed to the “one country, two systems” governing framework in Hong Kong, despite growing concerns that ...

Pilot ‘steered helicopter from crowds’ before Beijing crash

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 01:31
A civilian helicopter crashed into a parking lot in the Chinese capital Monday after the pilot managed to steer the aircraft away from crowded areas, ...

New report highlights government shortcomings in MH370 mystery

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 01:24
An independent investigation report released Monday more than four years after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared highlighted shortcomings in the government response that exacerbated the ...

After Indonesian earthquake terror, hundreds trek down from volcano

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 01:19
Nearly 700 trekkers headed down Mount Rinjani on Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok on Monday, a day after a powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake terrified the ...

Iranian asylum-seeker’s death preventable, Australia court rules

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 23:51
The death of an asylum-seeker held in a remote Pacific camp from an infection was “preventable” and the Australian government should improve health care services ...

South Korea to probe whether North Korean waitresses were forced or tricked into defecting

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 23:31
A South Korean human rights commission said on Monday it will investigate whether a dozen North Korean restaurant workers who defected to the South two ...

In rape, sexual assault cases, South Korean women seek justice even after telling the truth

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:17
As soon as the Seoul office worker told police she had been raped, her attacker struck back with a barrage of complaints against her under ...

China’s $24 billion promise to the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte still hasn’t materialized

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 21:58
Almost two years after China pledged $24 billion in investment to the Philippines, barely any projects have materialized, prompting deepening concerns that President Rodrigo Duterte ...

China orders medical institutions not to use recalled Huahai-made drug due to cancer risk

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 20:18
China’s health regulator said Monday all domestic medical institutions must cooperate with authorities and not use the valsartan blood and heart drug made by Zhejiang ...

Cambodia’s Hun Sen coasts to win after opposition silenced

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 19:25
Cambodia’s ruling party won an expected victory in an election Sunday widely considered illegitimate after the only credible opposition was silenced and which ensures that ...

China donates four small boats and grenade launchers to Philippines as ties with Duterte warm

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 13:49
China has donated four 12-meter-long boats and 30 rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launchers to the Philippines, continuing the closer relations between the two countries under President ...

Former Pakistan leader Sharif falls sick in prison, will be moved to hospital

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 05:18
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, has fallen sick inside prison and is being moved to a hospital, ...

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 ...

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