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Singapore Postcard: Summit adds value to North Korea's coins

Jun 12, 2018

Stamped with images of "Eternal President" Kim Il Sung, national monuments or ballistic missiles, coins minted in North Korea are renowned among collectors for their scarcity, partly due to sanctions that outlaw them from being auctioned

Kim takes night tour of Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

Jun 11, 2018

North Korea's Kim goes on late-night city tour of Singapore on eve of his summit with Trump

Singapore Postcard: Tasting coconut, chicken rice and spice

Jun 11, 2018

The tiny city-state of Singapore is hosting its largest media contingent ever for the Trump-Kim summit and it's feeding the pack well

Singapore Postcard: Summit island hides macabre history

Jun 10, 2018

A new surveillance camera is installed and restaurants closed on Singapore's Sentosa Island, a popular tropical getaway thrust into the spotlight ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Singapore Postcard: Trump cocktails, Kim tacos anyone?

Jun 8, 2018

Singapore takes great pride in its food, so it's not surprising that enterprising restaurateurs are using the Trump-Kim summit to showcase their culinary creativity

Explore an abandoned Chinese village now engulfed by nature

Jun 8, 2018

The abandoned Chinese fishing village of Houtouwan presents visitors with a chance to explore a site now engulfed by nature

Dad takes Japan Inc. to court alleging paternity harassment

Jun 7, 2018

Father takes brokerage firm to court in Japan, alleging paternity harassment in case seen as rarity in country where policies protect new parents but company loyalty is highly valued

China steps up 'training' of Tibetan clergy, officials

Jun 6, 2018

Chinese authorities are ramping up political indoctrination among Tibetan Buddhist clergy and officials in charge of religious affairs as part of a campaign to strengthen the ruling Communist Party's grip on religion

China: Smaller trade surplus, OK. But tech concessions? No.

Jun 4, 2018

China says it will narrow its trade surplus with the United States but rejects pressure to change technology development tactics seen as a path to prosperity and its rightful place as a global leader

The Latest: Koreas agree to hold military, Red Cross talks

Jun 1, 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to hold military and Red Cross talks later this month on reducing tensions and resuming reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War