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A pro-democracy supporter waves a British flag outside a court in Hong Kong Friday, April 16, 2021. Seven of Hong Kong’s…
The media tycoon was jailed for 12 months
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 05:23 AM
South China Sea
The two countries with claims to the disputed sea intend to sign a memorandum of understanding on how to handle Vietnamese fishing boats that enter Malaysian waters
Ralph Jennings
Fri, 04/16/2021 - 05:03 AM
Traditional Cambodian Silk Ikat at Risk of Extinction
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A handmade pictorial Cambodian silk ikat that uses all-natural silk and dyes takes nearly a year to produce and can sell for thousands
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 03:35 AM
Snake in lettuce
At first he thought it was a huge worm
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 12:48 AM
Japanese ambassador to South Korea Koji Tomita (L) arrives at the foreign ministry in Seoul on March 6, 2020 as Seoul summons…
Koji Tomita notes similar backgrounds of US and Japanese leaders, predicting warm personal relationship
Natalie Liu
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 08:56 PM
Women dance near the Arch of Triumph on the Day of the Sun, the birth anniversary of late leader Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang,…
He marks the birthday of North Korea’s founder
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 08:49 PM
Japanese Ambassador to South Korea Koji Tomita, left, listens to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during a meeting…
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Japanese ambassador in Washington discusses similarities between Suga and Biden, Tokyo’s relations with Beijing
Natalie Liu
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 07:32 PM
A vehicle with U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on board arrives to a state guest hotel during his visit, in Shanghai, China, April 14, 2021.
Officials and analysts say Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s consultations with his Chinese counterparts this week are paving way for next week’s virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, but caution against quick breakthrough
Nike Ching
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 05:08 PM
Local police officers stand guard at a blocked street near Phnom Penh International airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday,…
Under the lockdown, which Prime Minister Hun Sen announced late Wednesday, most people are banned from leaving home except for going to work, to buy food or for medical treatment
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 01:13 PM
Japan’s Suga Faces Tough Balancing Act Between US, China
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US officials hope Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's visit demonstrates a greater willingness for alliance to counter Beijing
William Gallo
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 10:24 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, right, meets with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, during a courtesy call…
Japanese PM will be the first foreign leader to meet Biden at White House
William Gallo
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 05:22 AM
This photo provided by Ross Hall, shows a chocolate bar designed casket in Auckland, New Zealand on April 30, 2020. Auckland…
Man crafts coffins made to resemble a sailboat, a firetruck, a chocolate bar, even a doughnut
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 04:58 AM
Environmental activists wearing a mask of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and protective suits perform to denounce the Japanese government's decision on Fukushima water, near the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea, April 13, 2021.
President Moon Jae-in tells officials to examine whether to file formal complaint to international maritime tribunal
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:23 PM
PHILIPPINE SEA (June 4, 2020)In this June 4, 2020, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt…
A Chinese aircraft carrier group entered the South China Sea Saturday, one day after a U.S. carrier group reached the sea with an amphibious-ready mission
Ralph Jennings
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:02 PM
Aid Group Steps in Amid Ongoing Violence in Myanmar
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Free Burma Rangers, multi-ethnic humanitarian group helps people affected by violence in country as people continue to seek help
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:48 AM