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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

Japanese same-sex couples sue for equal marital rights

Feb 14, 2019

Thirteen gay couples file Japan's first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage

The Latest: Gay couples sue for marital rights in Japan

Feb 14, 2019

Thirteen couples have filed Japan's first lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage

South Korean women begin to resist intense beauty pressure

Feb 6, 2019

More and more women are beginning to resist the pressure to meet South Korea's difficult-to-attain beauty ideals

Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets, temple visits

Feb 5, 2019

Asia welcomes the lunar Year of the Pig with temple visits, family banquets and world's biggest travel spree

N. Korean Christians keep faith underground amid crackdowns

Feb 2, 2019

Christians in North Korea find ways to dodge authorities and keep their faith alive in underground churches

Christians in N. Korea tell of struggle to practice faith

Feb 2, 2019

Christians in N. Korea tell of struggle to practice faith

China greets Lunar New Year with celebrations, travel rush

Feb 1, 2019

China is greeting the Lunar New Year with celebrations and a travel rush

Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch sales slow

Feb 1, 2019

Nintendo chief says company to count on business outside the game sector as sales of its Switch console machines fall short of forecasts