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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

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

Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage

Apr 15, 2018

Chinese authorities say an Air China flight diverted to land in central China after a passenger held a flight attendant hostage using a pen as his weapon

High-ranking Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea

Apr 11, 2018

A high-ranking Chinese diplomat plans to travel to North Korea later this week amid a flurry of diplomacy following Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un's surprise visit to Beijing

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

As China, Vatican talk, bishop's fate shows party's power

Mar 31, 2018

Bishop's forced exile comes as Vatican, China seek historic deal to unite country's Catholics for first time in decades