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The Latest: Typhoon death toll now 69 in Philippines, China

Sep 17, 2018

Philippine and Chinese authorities say the death toll from a typhoon has risen to at least 69 with dozens missing

Tokyo chief opens replacement for city's iconic fish market

Sep 13, 2018

The Tokyo governor has led an opening ceremony for the city's new fish market, trying to assuage worries about contamination at the site that delayed the move for two years

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

Sep 12, 2018

Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the Xinjiang region's native Muslim population

Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday

Sep 6, 2018

Japanese airport flooded by typhoon is expected to partially reopen Friday after officials promised round-the-clock work to repair damage

Typhoon leaves major airport closed and destruction in Japan

Sep 5, 2018

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in at least 25 years flooded a runway and other facilities at one of its busiest airports, closing it indefinitely

Storm-hit Japan airport counts damage; unclear when reopens

Sep 5, 2018

The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia

Strong typhoon slams western Japan; 8 dead, airport flooded

Sep 4, 2018

A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, flooding the region's main international airport, disrupting land travel and leaving at least eight people dead

US 'deeply concerned' after China denies US reporter visa

Aug 24, 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing says it's deeply concerned"about Chinese government restrictions on foreign and domestic journalists after authorities refused to issue a new visa for an American correspondent for BuzzFeed News

South Korea, Japan brace for winds and rain from 2 typhoons

Aug 23, 2018

An approaching typhoon has whipped up strong winds and heavy rain in southern South Korea, leaving one person missing and one injured, while another typhoon headed for western Japan

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides