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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reuse some classic venues from the city's '64 games
Thailand's military government, saying it's concerned filmmakers and media may take advantage of...
Japan's parliament has approved a law allowing up to three casino resorts to open by the mid-2020s
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Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

Jul 21, 2018

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reuse some classic venues from the city's '64 games

Seeking to protect boys, Thailand wants control over films

Jul 21, 2018

Thailand's military government, saying it's concerned filmmakers and media may take advantage of the young soccer boys who were rescued from a flooded cave, wants to control how movies portray their ordeal and heroic rescue

Japan Parliament OKs law to allow up to 3 casino resorts

Jul 20, 2018

Japan's parliament has approved a law allowing up to three casino resorts to open by the mid-2020s

Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

Jul 20, 2018

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the US that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy

Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

Jul 20, 2018

A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor

North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubt

Jul 20, 2018

North Korea says an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens

Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

Jul 20, 2018

World stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.

China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

Jul 20, 2018

China's currency weakens against US dollar, helping exporters

S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

Jul 20, 2018

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes

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S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in...

Jul 20, 2018

A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an...

Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted...

Jul 16, 2018

Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who...

Indonesia's Aceh carries out public canings...

Jul 13, 2018

Conservative Indonesian province publicly canes gay couple, others found guilty of violating...

China sentences veteran rights activist to 13...

Jul 11, 2018

One day after releasing the widow of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, China has sentenced a veteran...

Malaysia says mastermind behind 1MDB looting fled...

Jul 11, 2018

Malaysian police say fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, wanted over the looting of state investment...