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Rescuers find bodies after China quake kills 19, injures 247

Aug 9, 2017

Rescuers have gathered bodies amid rubble in an area shaken by a powerful earthquake in mountainous southwestern China that killed 19 people and injured 247

The Latest: Death toll in China's Sichuan quake rises to 13

Aug 9, 2017

A local government in southwest China says the death toll from a strong earthquake has risen to 13 with 175 injured

Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

May 22, 2017

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways says it's laying off nearly 600 staff as it faces rising competition from rival carriers and tough business conditions

Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed

May 16, 2017

A fire at Singapore's Changi Airport has caused the closure of a terminal and lengthy delays as passengers and flights are moved

Climbing Mount Tai: 6,000 steps up China's sacred mountain

May 9, 2017

Taishan, or Mount Tai, is China's most sacred mountain

Taiwan return of China dissident seen as bid for better ties

Apr 20, 2017

Taiwan's return of a Chinese asylum seeker this week is seen by analysts as a possible bid by President Tsai Ing-wen to stabilize relations with Beijing

Quakes crack buildings, panic tourists in Philippine town

Apr 8, 2017

Back-to-back earthquakes have cracked small buildings and blocked roads with small landslides in a Philippine resort province south of Manila where jittery tourists left and patients were evacuated from a hospital amid aftershocks

WHO: Japan needs anti-smoking law ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Apr 7, 2017

A senior World Health Organization official says Japan should ban smoking in all public places if it wants to successfully promote tourism and host the Tokyo Olympics in 2020

AP PHOTOS: Bike-sharing rivalry crowds Beijing's sidewalks

Apr 4, 2017

AP PHOTOS: The shiny bicycles in bright orange, yellow or blue are everywhere in China's most prosperous cities, even in places they probably shouldn't be

Using technology, China continues its 'toilet revolution'

Apr 3, 2017

Tourist authorities in China's capital installed facial recognition technology to limit amounts of toilet paper dispensed from public bathrooms because they were fed up with theft