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Tokyo holds evacuation drill to prepare for N. Korean threat

Jan 22, 2018

More than 300 people have participated in an evacuation drill in Tokyo under the scenario of an incoming North Korean missile

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Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

Jan 22, 2018

South Koreans seem generally happy to see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but not on their own team

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S. Koreans burn Kim's photo as N. Korean band leader passes

Jan 22, 2018

Dozens of conservative activists have attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a high-profile North Korean delegation passed by them at a Seoul railway station

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North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South

Jan 21, 2018

Head of popular North Korean girl band triggers media frenzy in South Korea amid Olympic cooperation between rival nations

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Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

Jan 21, 2018

The Philippines says it won't get embroiled in a fresh spat between the U.S. and China involving Beijing's protest of an American warship passing near a Chinese-controlled shoal also claimed by the Philippines

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Myanmar soldiers jailed for killing civilians in rare trial

Jan 21, 2018

Myanmar military has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state

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North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to South

Jan 20, 2018

North Korea on Saturday proposed to send a delegation led by the leader of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics.

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Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking

Jan 20, 2018

Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade

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N.Korea cancels S.Korea visit by advance team for art troupe

Jan 19, 2018

North Korea has canceled plans to send a delegation led by the head of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea over the weekend to check preparations for a trip by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

Jan 19, 2018

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for its cleanup

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