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Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

Aug 15, 2018

One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct

Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

Aug 11, 2018

A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest

Japan checking report of Japanese man held in North Korea

Aug 11, 2018

Japan says it is looking into reports of a Japanese citizen taken into custody this month in North Korea

Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

The Koreas will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams

Flights canceled but no major damage as typhoon soaks Japan

Aug 9, 2018

An offshore typhoon is bringing rain and high winds to Japan's northeast coast as it tracks north after giving Tokyo a good soak overnight

Flights canceled as Typhoon Shanshan heads toward Tokyo

Aug 8, 2018

Rain is lashing Tokyo and dozens of flights have been cancelld as a typhoon heads toward the Japanese capital

French tourist missing in Japan; siblings come to find her

Aug 7, 2018

The brother and sister of a French tourist who disappeared in Japan nine days ago have come to try to find her

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

China promoting flying of state flags at religious events

Aug 1, 2018

Officially recognized religious groups in China are promoting the flying of national flags at religious events amid a push by the ruling Communist Party to extend its ideological control over Christianity, Buddhism and other religions

Generals from rival Koreas end talks with no agreement

Jul 31, 2018

Rare general-level talks between the two Koreas have ended with no agreement, but the top delegates say they had a meaningful discussion on easing their countries' decades-long military standoff