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Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

Mar 30, 2018

Seven Filipino Roman Catholic devotees, including a woman, have been nailed to crosses in a Good Friday reenactment of Jesus Christ's sufferings that was watched by thousands of spectators but frowned upon by church leaders

Hong Kong's skyline farms harvest more happiness than food

Mar 27, 2018

Skyline farms thrive on space-starved Hong Kong's rooftops, yielding more happiness than food

AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms reach full bloom in Tokyo

Mar 26, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Japan's famous cherry blossoms have reached full bloom in Tokyo as spring-like weather descends on the nation's capital

13 holiday hikers rescued from snowy Tokyo mountain

Mar 22, 2018

Thirteen holiday hikers, including Chinese citizens, have been rescued aftter getting trapped overnight by a late-season snowfall on a Tokyo mountain trail

Paralympics fans had difficult time, changes may not happen

Mar 18, 2018

As the world's top disabled athletes competed on ice and snow, Erica Mitchell navigated her own obstacle course on Pyeongchang's narrow and uneven streets

Mocha master: SKorea barista adorns coffee with works of art

Mar 16, 2018

A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on the foamy cream topping their drinks

Repair shop integral part of competition at Paralympics

Mar 15, 2018

Away from the stadiums, it's the most hectic place at the Paralympic Games: the repair shop for the disabled athletes' equipment.

Pipe dream? Hong Kong architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Mar 15, 2018

Drain pipe micro-homes latest idea for alleviating Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing

North Korean defector hits Paralympic ice for South Korea

Mar 12, 2018

The most talked-about athlete in the Paralympics barely plays, but who cares? The diminutive but hard-nose reserve forward on South Korea's sled hockey team proudly admits he's just happy to be here.

Evictees from SKorea's 1st Olympics recall harsh clearings

Mar 9, 2018

When South Korea previously held the Olympics in 1988, some 150 other poor urban residents spent months that year hiding in huge graves of their own making