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Crashed Ice makes Asian debut in Yokohama

Japan: Sports - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:57
Four skaters, all wearing hockey gear, brace themselves in their starting gates on the lip of a 22-meter drop atop a long course covered entirely ...

23 years sought for man accused of causing road-rage accident that left couple dead and their children hurt

News from Japan - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:54
Prosecutors sought a 23-year prison term for a 26-year-old man on Monday over an alleged road-rage incident near Tokyo last year that left a couple ...

Equipment at TTSH dental clinic not thoroughly sterilised in latest health incident

Singapore: Today - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:45
Alfred Chua2 hours 3 min agoSINGAPORE — Up to eight patients who visited Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s (TTSH) dental c

Myanmar opens first training course for Japanese-language teachers

News from Japan - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:43
Myanmar’s first-ever training course for Japanese-language teachers is opening as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to invite more Asian youths to work in ...

Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals Theme Song Artists, More Cast

Anime News Network - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:25
nonoc, GARNiDELiA perform themes for show premiering on January 11

Accident involving U.S. planes off Shikoku categorized as most-severe ‘Class A’ mishap

News from Japan - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:21
The U.S. military said Sunday it has categorized the fatal crash involving a fighter jet and a tanker plane off Kochi Prefecture last week as ...

Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

Asia/Pacific - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 02:18
In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them — millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as ...

Despite pushback and online petition, JR East unwilling to rename new Takanawa Gateway station

News from Japan - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:50
A growing number of people say they dislike the name of a new station in Tokyo, set to be called Takanawa Gateway, and are calling ...

Fight League Anime's Trailer Reveals Cast, More Staff, February 14 Debut

Anime News Network - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:30
Net anime based on smartphone game stars Megumi Han, Ai Kayano, Natsumi Murakami, more

Chinese police detain prominent Protestant ‘house’ church leaders and attendees in Chengdu

Asia/Pacific - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:19
Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China’s most prominent Protestant “house” churches, congregation members and activists said, in the latest ...

New Zealand leader apologizes for death of British tourist

Asia/Pacific - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:11
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made an emotional apology Monday to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered.Ardern spoke ...

Mikaela Shiffrin wins parallel slalom for third straight World Cup victory

Japan: Sports - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:09
Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup event for the third time in eight days, beating Petra Vlhova in the head-to-head final of parallel slalom on ...

Bucks come out on top of showdown against Raptors

Japan: Sports - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:08
After playing a starring role down the stretch, Malcolm Brogdon called this Milwaukee’s best performance of the season.Brogdon hit tying and go-ahead 3-pointers in the ...

Yuzuriha support center in Tokyo helps abuse victims get back on track

News from Japan - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 01:00
Open the door to a small studio tucked away on a street near Kokubunji Station in western Tokyo on a Friday evening, and you’ll find ...

ZAQ Returns to Perform Theme Song for Trinity Seven Film

Anime News Network - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 00:45
Singer performed theme songs for TV anime, 2017 film

Manga Time Kirara, Carat, Max Magazines Gets Digital Editions

Anime News Network - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 23:00
Digital editions will be available 1 month after physical editions

China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans’ protest

Asia/Pacific - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:50
China state media say 10 people have been charged with various offenses over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits.It wasn’t ...

Japan sees rise in use of riverside areas to attract tourists following deregulation

News from Japan - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:32
The use of riverside areas to attract tourists is on the rise nationwide, following deregulation in recent years allowing the private sector to use the ...

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei survived a famine. Can he weather Trump?

Asia/Pacific - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:18
At the sprawling Huawei Technologies Co. campus in Shenzhen, the food court’s walls are emblazoned with quotes from the company’s billionaire founder and CEO Ren ...

Remain calm and united, Heng Swee Keat urges S’poreans as maritime standoff with Malaysia continues

Singapore: Today - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 22:00
2 hours 7 min agoSINGAPORE – Finance minister Heng Swee Keat urged Singaporeans to “remain calm and un