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Ichiro turns down Japanese government award for third time

Apr 5, 2019

For the third time, baseball star Ichiro Suzuki has turned down a prestigious Japanese government award handed to top Japanese in sports, entertainment, and culture

Brunei invokes laws allowing stoning for gay sex, adultery

Apr 3, 2019

Brunei invokes Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning, triggering international outcry

Singapore carrier grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets after checks

Apr 2, 2019

Singapore Airlines grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets with engine issues

Alvarez, Johnson aiming to dominate in One Championship

Mar 28, 2019

Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson will make their One Championship debuts when the mixed martial arts promotion's first show takes place at Ryogoku Kokugikan

Chinese viewers balk at 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film censorship

Mar 27, 2019

Moviegoers in China say the version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" shown in Chinese theaters erases mentions of Freddie Mercury's sexuality

China defends Tibet policies, bashes exile government

Mar 27, 2019

Chinese officials responsible for Tibet are praising development in the Himalayan region in the 60 years since the suppression of an uprising against Beijing's rule

Cathay buys HK Express, will operate it as low-cost carrier

Mar 27, 2019

Cathay Pacific Airways acquiring budget regional carrier HK Express, plans to operate it as separate brand

Exiled Thai leader is father of the bride ahead of election

Mar 23, 2019

Thailand's exiled former prime minister has hosted a wedding reception in Hong Kong for his youngest daughter as he waits to see if voters in his homeland are still fans of his politics

Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

Mar 20, 2019

Methamphetamine hidden in tea wrappers and biscuit cans seized in Philippines' second-largest drug haul this year, a sign of how the problem has persisted despite crackdown and an indication of international trafficking ties

North China landslide knocks over homes, killing 7

Mar 16, 2019

Officials say a landslide in northern China has knocked down several buildings, killing seven people and leaving 13 others missing