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Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans

May 7, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR

Apr 28, 2019

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on virtual reality

Despite big plans, N. Korea's trains still go almost nowhere

Apr 26, 2019

Kim Jong Un's decision to ride the rails to Vladivostok summit hints at potential of a much bigger dream: unimpeded train travel from the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula to Moscow and beyond

Emperor Akihito saw diplomacy as path to make amends for war

Apr 26, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito has had a lifetime mission: Make amends for a war fought in his father's name

Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

Apr 24, 2019

A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones has sued the Foreign Ministry after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of his right to travel and interferes with press freedom

With limos and private train, Kim Jong Un travels in style

Apr 24, 2019

With a private train and stretch Mercedes limousines, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un travels to summits in style

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Apr 12, 2019

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines plan more diggings and better protection of the caves where the remains were unearthed

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