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Japanese woman honored by Guinness as oldest person at 116

Mar 9, 2019

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who loves playing the board game Othello is being honored as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records

KFC dedicates China restaurant to memory of Communist hero

Mar 6, 2019

Fast food chain KFC is memorializing a popular Chinese Communist hero with restaurant decor extolling his deeds in a rare matching of an iconic American brand with Communist propaganda

Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

Mar 6, 2019

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with innovatively blending East and West, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Kim returns home after failed nuclear diplomacy with Trump

Mar 5, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has returned home following a failed nuclear summit with President Donald Trump in Vietnam

China touts engineering feats of new international airport

Mar 1, 2019

Construction of a new airport in China's capital that promises to be one of the largest in the world is speeding toward completion

Broken-down bus that crashed in China mine was bought online

Feb 25, 2019

Safety inspectors say the operators of China's largest silver mine bought a broken-down bus online, overloaded it with miners and operated it on a ramp that wasn't fit for transporting people, leading to fatal crash

Japan's crown prince hopes to continue father's legacy

Feb 23, 2019

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito says he hopes to continue the close relationship his father built with the people when he succeeds him as emperor later this year

China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

Feb 22, 2019

China blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses under system Communist Party says will improve public behavior

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Feb 20, 2019

China is keeping foreign travelers out of Tibet during sensitive political anniversaries

Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern Festival

Feb 20, 2019

Beijing's Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China's Lantern Festival