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Japan: Tech Life - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 01:29
Summer activities: a gadget to keep an eye body odor, plus smartphone apps to enhance mahjong and fishing.

25 arrested in India over mob lynching of man following rumor of child abduction on WhatsApp

Asia/Pacific - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 01:18
Indian police said Sunday they have arrested 25 people after a man was killed by a mob in the country’s latest lynching over suspicion of ...

Indonesia invites North and South Korean leaders to Asian Games’ opening

Asia/Pacific - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 00:34
KYODOIndonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has officially invited the North and South Korean leaders to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games in ...

Thailand’s rescued cave boys won’t see World Cup final live, hospital says

Asia/Pacific - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 00:32
Twelve boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded Thai cave will watch a recording of the World Cup final which takes place Sunday, ...

Samoa cruises past Germany to punch ticket for 2019 RWC

Japan: Sports - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 00:32
Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for the second time in their two-leg playoff on Saturday.Samoa won the first ...

Video Game Designer, Illustrator, Manga Creator Hiroshi Kajiyama Passes Away

Anime News Network - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 00:00
Illustrator worked on Golden Sun, Shining Force games; Seven Senses of the Reunion anime; Curse Blood manga

Novak Djokovic outlasts Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Japan: Sports - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:38
From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after ...

U.S., North Korea begin talks on return of remains of American troops killed in Korean War

Asia/Pacific - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:37
U.S. and North Korean officials met at the border between the two Koreas on Sunday to discuss the return of remains of American soldiers killed ...

Steady Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Japan: Sports - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:07
Angelique Kerber was so steady, so patient, so accurate throughout the Wimbledon final. She never really gave Serena Williams much of a chance.Kerber won her ...

Death by ‘fake news’: social media-fueled lynchings shock India

Asia/Pacific - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:05
The smartphone footage shows two blood-soaked men pleading for their lives. Moments later they are dead — two more victims of lynchings sparked by rumors ...

New York Comic Con, Anime Expo Partner to Debut 'Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo' Event

Anime News Network - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 23:00
Event takes place during same October 4-7 dates as NYCC

Abe takes to Twitter to thank leaders for condolences over western Japan rain deaths

News from Japan - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 22:59
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took to Twitter on Sunday, thanking U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron for offering their condolences a day ...

Did South Korea’s army plot a coup to keep ousted leader in power?

Asia/Pacific - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 22:58
A group of army generals rolling tanks and troops into Seoul to seize power. Paratroopers firing at large crowds calling for democracy. Tanks and armored ...

Despite detente, sanctions on North Korea fan TB epidemic

Asia/Pacific - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 22:32
The chief of North Korea’s tuberculosis laboratory, Dr. O Yong Il, swings open a glass door with an orange biohazard sign and gestures to the ...

Hiroshima mom waited three decades to tell story behind curtain, underwear at peace museum

News from Japan - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 22:17
Ren Taoda couldn’t get over the regret she felt about denying her badly burned son water as they fled the fires in Hiroshima sparked by ...

After cave ordeal, Thai boys now face battle with fame

Asia/Pacific - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:49
After their traumatic ordeal deep inside a dark and flooded mountain cave, Thailand’s 12 rescued boys and their young soccer coach will now have to ...

Highchairs and cuddles: How parliaments are catering for lawmaker moms

Asia/Pacific - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:36
When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to Parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in ...

God Wars 2 Sequel Game Announced

Anime News Network - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:30
1st game launched in June 2017, more information on sequel to be announced next week

Fulham footballer Ben Davis will not get NS deferment: Mindef

Singapore: Today - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:29
1 day 35 min agoSINGAPORE – He is the first Singaporean to sign a professional contract with an Engli

Japan plans to launch advanced placement system in schools

News from Japan - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:08
The education ministry plans to establish a system that allows students at some 50 high schools to take university courses and earn credits, with the ...