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China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security: WSJ report

5 hours 35 min ago
A fleet of U.S.-made satellites helps China’s government police its people and supports its military despite growing wariness in Washington over Beijing’s power, the Wall ...

North Korea’s Kim to meet Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday: Kremlin aide

10 hours 45 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok on Thursday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov ...

Former Vietnamese president, who led invasion of Cambodia that ousted Khmer Rouge, dies at 99

12 hours 7 min ago
Gen. Le Duc Anh, a Communist Party hard-liner and former Vietnamese president who led the invasion of Cambodia, which led to the fall of the ...

More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine

12 hours 31 min ago
More than 50 people are feared killed after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said Tuesday, the ...

Chinese Navy puts military might on display with fleet review attended by Japan and others

14 hours 53 min ago
Seven decades after its founding, the Chinese Navy put on a show Tuesday of the numerous strides it has made to become a “world-class” force ...

6.4 magnitude quake hits southern Philippines a day after 6.3 tremor kills as many as 11 in country’s north

17 hours 31 min ago
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Tuesday, U.S. geologists said, just a day after a deadly quake rocked the country’s north.The U.S. ...

China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

17 hours 44 min ago
From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the U.S. to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s ...

20 years on, Falun Gong survives underground in China

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 22:13
Sitting lotus-style on an apartment floor, two women quietly rotate their arms in front of them — a rare sight in China, where displays of ...

Kim Jong Un woos Vladimir Putin as North Korean laborers toil in Russia

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 21:35
While North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wines and dines with Vladimir Putin in Russia this week, around 10,000 of his citizens will be laboring ...

Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed Reuters journalists’ appeal

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:12
Myanmar’s Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday on an appeal of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, in a case ...

At least eight killed, dozens feared trapped after M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:14
At least eight people were killed when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Monday and officials feared dozens could ...

Thai navy tows floating home of fugitive U.S. ‘seasteader’

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:06
Thailand’s navy on Monday began towing to shore the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the ...

North Korea’s Kim heads to Russia to revive old friendship

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 05:00
On the neighboring mound to Mansu Hill, where giant statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il look out over North Korea’s capital, stands ...

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:44
A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors.Cambodian ...

Anger erupts as Malaysian woman is cleared of murdering Indonesian maid she allegedly tortured

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:46
A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, causing ...

Overcrowded church was a blessing in disguise for Sri Lankan family who survived bombing

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 23:43
When Dilip Fernando arrived at St. Sebastian’s Church in the Sri Lankan seaside town of Negombo on Easter Sunday, it was so crowded he went ...

Chinese workers demand release of labor rights activists

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 22:53
Some 100 Chinese workers suffering from a work-related disease have signed a petition demanding the release of three prominent activists in southern China amid a ...

Environment emerges as major issue for Australian voters ahead of May election

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 22:27
The environment has emerged as a major issue for Australian voters, a poll showed on Sunday, but health care and the cost of living are ...

South Korea to mark anniversary of Moon-Kim summit with event — but will the North show up?

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 21:35
South Korea will hold a ceremony later this week to mark the one-year anniversary of the historic first summit between President Moon Jae-in and North ...

Sri Lanka hunts for answers as deaths hit 290 in one of Asia’s deadliest terrorist attacks in years

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 21:29
Sri Lanka sought to restore stability following one of Asia’s deadliest terrorist attacks in years, detaining 13 suspects and asking the world for help in ...

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