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Official: Move of Japan fish market could have been better

Oct 16, 2018

A top market official is acknowledging the recent move of Japan's main fish market from Tsukiji to a site found contaminated by arsenic could have been better handled

Apparent white tiger attack kills keeper at Japan zoo

Oct 9, 2018

Japanese police investigate the death of a zookeeper in an apparent attack by a white tiger

Financial Times says Hong Kong denied editor's visa renewal

Oct 5, 2018

The Financial Times says Hong Kong has denied a visa renewal for its Asia editor

Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

Oct 5, 2018

Move of Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market fans unease over new site's safety and worries tourists won't visit

Nintendo wins damage suit against Tokyo go-kart business

Sep 28, 2018

Nintendo says it has won a damage lawsuit against a Tokyo business that has been renting carts for people to ride around in Super Mario costumes

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Sep 22, 2018

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but which also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings

Sep 20, 2018

Doctor convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing yoga ball leaking carbon monoxide in their car sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Sep 17, 2018

Mangkhut has weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moves deeper into southern China, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines

The Latest: Typhoon death toll now 69 in Philippines, China

Sep 17, 2018

Philippine and Chinese authorities say the death toll from a typhoon has risen to at least 69 with dozens missing

Tokyo chief opens replacement for city's iconic fish market

Sep 13, 2018

The Tokyo governor has led an opening ceremony for the city's new fish market, trying to assuage worries about contamination at the site that delayed the move for two years