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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be testing out a new strategy to shake up the image of...
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull won Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix to claim the sixth victory of his...
China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. goods could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but...

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Philippines to shut polluted isle Duterte called...

Apr 5, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the temporary closure of Boracay island resort...

Singapore court imposes hefty fines for Airbnb...

Apr 4, 2018

A court in Singapore has fined two men for breaching laws banning short-term rentals by renting out...

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in...

Mar 30, 2018

Seven Filipino Roman Catholic devotees, including a woman, have been nailed to crosses in a Good...

AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms reach full bloom in...

Mar 26, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Japan's famous cherry blossoms have reached full bloom in Tokyo as spring-like weather...

Mocha master: SKorea barista adorns coffee with...

Mar 16, 2018

A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on...

China to build massive $1.5 billion panda...

Mar 8, 2018

The Bank of China has pledged at least 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) to create a massive giant...

Kim Jong Un turns to his wife and sister to soften his image

Apr 18, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be testing out a new strategy to shake up the image of his authoritarian regime _ he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

AP Exclusive: Jailed Chinese pastor's US family seeks mercy

Apr 16, 2018

The American family of a prominent Chinese Christian pastor is asking for leniency after he was sentenced to prison for missionary work as the atheist ruling Communist Party exerts greater control over believers

Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Chinese Grand Prix; 6th career win

Apr 15, 2018

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull won Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix to claim the sixth victory of his Formula One career

China-US tariff spat: Mostly losers, but some winners too

Apr 5, 2018

China's threat to raise tariffs on U.S. goods could be a disaster for American soybean farmers but a boon to their Brazilian and Argentine competitors, European aerospace companies and Japanese whiskey distillers

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Apr 5, 2018

Missionaries along China-North Korean border are engaged in dangerous work of spreading Christianity to North

Philippines to shut polluted isle Duterte called a cesspool

Apr 5, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the temporary closure of Boracay island resort after saying the waters off its famed white-sand beaches had become a "cesspool" due to overcrowding and development

Singapore court imposes hefty fines for Airbnb rentals

Apr 4, 2018

A court in Singapore has fined two men for breaching laws banning short-term rentals by renting out condominium units through online services such as Airbnb, Craigslist and HomeAway

Zimbabwe's leader thanks China's Xi, pledges to boost ties

Apr 3, 2018

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for Beijing's support and pledged to strengthen ties with China on his first visit to Beijing since his dramatic rise to power last year

China says bishop selection does not breach religious rights

Apr 3, 2018

China says restricting the Vatican's control over the appointment of Catholic bishops does not infringe upon Chinese believers' religious freedom

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China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship...

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up"...

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Taiwan suspect in US school attack plot had...

Mar 30, 2018

People who knew the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the U.S. with threatening to...

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Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user...

Mar 21, 2018

South Korean telecoms regulator fines Facebook for limiting access to its services

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World shares waver as investors await Fed...

Mar 21, 2018

World shares waver as investors await Federal Reserve decision on interest rates

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Asian stocks advance ahead of Fed meeting, Tokyo...

Mar 21, 2018

Asian stock markets advance ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

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Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook,...

Mar 20, 2018

Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook shares and ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

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