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North Korea ignores South’s calls for joint efforts in fight against African swine fever

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:56
Seoul said Wednesday that Pyongyang has so far ignored its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following ...

Don’t test our patience, North Korea tells U.S. as one-year anniversary of Singapore summit looms

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 18:03
In the latest in a spate of increasingly threatening warnings by North Korea, the country’s Foreign Ministry has urged the U.S. to “change its current ...

Nancy Pelosi promises U.S. will never forget Tiananmen

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 14:51
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed Tuesday that the United States would preserve the memory of the crushed Tiananmen Square movement, as China imposed a wall ...

U.S. scientist sounds warning on future Everest dangers tied to warming, pollution

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:51
Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make ...

Hong Kong, fearful for its own future, remembers Tiananmen crackdown

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 06:08
Large crowds turned out for a mass candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday evening marking 30 years since China’s bloody Tiananmen crackdown, a gathering ...

At least four dead in shooting in Australian city of Darwin

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 05:26
A gunman was arrested after killing at least four people and wounding several others Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and media ...

Australian police raid journalist’s home over secret spying report

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 01:58
Australian police Tuesday raided the home of a prominent journalist who reported on a secret government plan to spy on Australian citizens.The Australian Federal Police ...

Kim Jong Un’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s ‘mass games’

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 22:07
The powerful younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a public event in Pyongyang for the first time in more than 50 ...

Outrage after Duterte tells Filipinos in Tokyo he ‘cured’ himself of being gay with ‘beautiful women’

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 21:35
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sparked outrage after claiming that he “cured” himself of being gay with the help of beautiful women.Duterte is notorious for ...

Woman who told of Chinese internment camps headed for asylum in Sweden

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 16:38
The lawyer for a Chinese woman who attracted international attention after she fled to Kazakhstan and spoke publicly about working in Chinese internment camps says ...

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 16:37
The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary ...

Silence, suppression in China on 30th Tiananmen anniversary

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 12:20
China is set to mark 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown with a wall of silence on Tuesday after arresting activists and tightening internet ...

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 06:13
Hong Kong’s government said Monday it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid widespread concerns over moves seen as eroding the ...

Chinese warships catch people in Sydney Harbor off-guard

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 05:20
Australians enjoying a sunny winter morning were shocked by the sight Monday of three Chinese warships steaming into Sydney Harbor, forcing the prime minister to ...

China warns students and academics of risks of studying in U.S.

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 05:00
China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and ...

Trump’s Huawei problem: Asia doesn’t want U.S. to kneecap China

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 21:36
Smoking cigarettes at Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel, the site of Asia’s most prominent annual defense forum, members of China’s military found themselves surprisingly upbeat this weekend.They ...

‘Purged’ North Korean No. 2 reappears at event with Kim

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 17:37
The apparent right-hand man of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who a report last week said may have been purged and sent to a ...

Malaysia fights to save centuries-old Portuguese-rooted creole

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 12:14
Children in colorful outfits sing in a creole of Portuguese and Malay during a class in the historic Malaysian city of Malacca, part of efforts ...

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen commemoration song

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 03:59
Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, literature, public rallies and even synth ...

Twitter apologizes for suspending accounts critical of China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Sun, 06/02/2019 - 02:47
Twitter has apologized for suspending a number of accounts critical of China, days before the politically sensitive 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.The apology ...

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