East Asia Pacific

FILE - Gregg Donovan greets tourists in Hollywood outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, Oct. 2, 2014. The theater, which opened in 1927, is one of the first stops for tourists visiting Los Angeles.
The challenges and victories of the Chinese and Asian American presence in Hollywood
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 16:45
Indonesian President JokIndonesian President Joko Widodo, right, reads his oath during his inauguration ceremony at the parliament building in Jakarta, Oct. 20, 2019.  Widodo, right, reads his oath during his inauguration ceremony as the country's seventh president at…
After taking his oath Joko Widodo lays out ambitious targets to help Indonesia join the ranks of the world's developed nations by the time it marks a century of independence in 2045
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:09
Protesters carrying umbrellas and a huge banner baring the words "Hong Kong police deliberate murder" march on a street in Hong…
Protesters are filling the streets Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 04:22
FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard vessel patrols at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File…
China and Malaysia dispute waters rich in gas and oil exploration sites. China is trying for an upper hand
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 01:08
Activists march on Parliament to protest a lack of action on climate change, in Wellington, New Zealand, Sept. 27, 2019.
Ninety percent of New Zealand seabirds are threatened by climate change and pollution, government says
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Sat, 10/19/2019 - 15:53
FILE - A dam is seen on the Nam Theun river in central Laos, Oct. 24, 2010. Despite opposition, plans are underway for the construction of a new dam across the Mekong river.
Having approved the dam, Laos will listen to feedback on its plans for the next six months; critics say it won't make a difference
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Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:12
FILE - Demonstrators hold signs protesting an extradition bill during a rally in Hong Kong, June 9, 2019.
Chan Tong-kai's case sparked massive protests over fears it would put residents at risk of being sent into mainland China
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Sat, 10/19/2019 - 07:50

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