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In Japan, a court case highlights paternity leave issues

Sep 9, 2019

A father has filed one of Japan's first cases alleging retribution after taking paternity leave

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Aug 24, 2019

Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks

China issues top warning for strong typhoon nearing coast

Aug 9, 2019

China issued its top warning for coastal Zhejiang province ahead of a strong typhoon now passing northeast of Taiwan

Hong Kong reassures visitors amid protests, travel warnings

Aug 9, 2019

Hong Kong is seeking to reassure visitors to the city after several countries issued travel safety warnings related to ongoing prod-democracy protests

US urges increased caution for Americans visiting Hong Kong

Aug 8, 2019

The U.S. government has stepped up its warnings to travelers to Hong Kong because of increasing violence surrounding pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong court throws out ex-leader's misconduct conviction

Jun 26, 2019

A Hong Kong court has thrown out former chief executive Donald Tsang's conviction for misconduct relating to a property deal while in office

Ex-Filipino diplomat who sued Xi barred entry to Hong Kong

Jun 21, 2019

A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court says he was barred from entering Hong Kong and held at the airport for hours

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang

Jun 16, 2019

China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region

China issues travel alerts, slams US 'interference'

Jun 4, 2019

China issues travel alerts, slams 'interference' in its own affairs

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gunbattle

May 31, 2019

Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf militant captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles