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China clones gene-edited monkeys for research on sleep disorders

Asia/Pacific - 1 hour 30 min ago
Chinese scientists have made clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian-rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer’s disease, ...

In smoker’s paradise Japan, 81-year-old Bungaku Watanabe has spent decades leading a war on tobacco

News from Japan - 2 hours 10 min ago
“Is it OK if I smoke during the interview?” I ask Bungaku Watanabe, reaching into my coat pocket.A look of incandescent outrage flashes across the ...

Japan and China to hold security dialogue on Feb. 1 in Beijing: sources

News from Japan - 2 hours 16 min ago
Japan and China are set to hold a security dialogue on Feb. 1 in Beijing in a bid to narrow differences over defense issues, as ...

Pope Francis to visit Japan in November, the first for a pontiff since John Paul II in 1981

News from Japan - 2 hours 41 min ago
Pope Francis announced Wednesday he will visit Japan in November, becoming the first pontiff to do so since John Paul II nearly 40 years ago.“I ...

Abe makes sales pitch for Fukushima sake at Davos

News from Japan - 2 hours 54 min ago
On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a sales pitch for sake produced in Fukushima ...

Japan’s top envoy meets South Korean counterpart amid widening rift over ‘provocative’ SDF flights

News from Japan - 3 hours 39 sec ago
The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea on Wednesday exposed a deepening rift despite agreeing on the need to maintain close communication, as Seoul ...

New Zealand authorities to conduct post-mortem on Aloysius Pang before repatriation

Singapore: Today - 3 hours 12 min ago
1 hour 23 min agoHAMILTON (New Zealand) — New Zealand authorities are waiting for the green light from

Workers’ Party leaders speak up about Aloysius Pang’s death

Singapore: Today - 3 hours 29 min ago
Wong Pei Ting1 hour 38 min agoSINGAPORE — Workers’ Party (WP) leaders expressed their sadness over the death of act

Lee Hsien Yang backs Tan Cheng Bock's return to politics

Singapore: Today - 4 hours 17 min ago
38 min 45 sec agoSINGAPORE — Mr Lee Hsien Yang, the younger brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong,

Naomi Osaka sponsor Nissin retracts Cup Noodle ads from YouTube after ‘whitewashing’ uproar

News from Japan - 4 hours 37 min ago
Following uproar over accusations of whitewashing, Nissin Foods Holdings Co. on Wednesday removed advertisements from YouTube featuring an animated depiction of tennis star Naomi Osaka.Nissin ...

Archimedes no Taisen Live-Action Film's Teaser Reveals July Opening

Anime News Network - 4 hours 51 min ago
New teaser visual also unveiled for film about battleship Yamato's construction

Live-Action '4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica.' Film Adds 2 Cast Members

Anime News Network - 5 hours 51 min ago
Miki Sakai, Ryōhei Ōtani join cast of film opening in spring

What Did You Eat Yesterday? Live-Action Series Stars Hidetoshi Nishijima, Seiyō Uchino

Anime News Network - 6 hours 51 min ago
Adaptation of Fumi Yoshinaga's manga premieres in April

North Korea’s Kim satisfied at outcome of negotiations with U.S. over second Trump summit: KCNA

Asia/Pacific - 7 hours 2 sec ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed satisfaction over results of recent talks between the country’s delegation and U.S. officials to discuss the second summit ...