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The Emperor, dressed in a morning suit, walked with the Empress to a column bearing an inscription meaning, “The spirits of the war dead of the whole nation.” (The Japan News/ANN)

Analysis | Japanese Emperor shows determination to pass down memories of war

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The Emperor showed his determination to pass down the memories of World War II, occasionally using his own words...

Japanese gov’t mulling independently dispatching destroyer amid Hormuz tensions

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with top officials to discuss Japan’s response to a U.S.-led maritime security mission aimed...
One of the legendary cuisines available in the Skywalk is the gudeg — a traditional staple food from Yogyakarta consisting of unripe jackfruit, usually served with beef skin, hard-boiled egg, tofu, tempeh, chicken, and areh (coconut milk) — from a legendary vendor known as Gudeg Bu Djuminten. (The Jakarta Post/ANN)

Jakartans celebrate Independence Day with choices of food

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) — There are many ways of celebrating the Independence Day. For some Jakartans, tasting traditional food is an option. Two malls...
The Latest: Hong Kong rallies spill over to Australia

The Latest | Hong Kong rallies spill over to Australia

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Protests in support of a pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong...
Hong Kong teachers' rally starts another weekend of protest

Hong Kong teachers’ rally starts another weekend of protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Another weekend of protests is underway in Hong Kong, with teachers rallying to support students and other protesters. An overflow crowd...
In this July 5, 2019 file photo taken in Bavaria, Bernau, numerous mosquitoes fly through the air before sunset over Lake Chiemsee. (Matthias Balk/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

Dengue Outbreak | Here’s how you can protect yourself

KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) — The WHO on Monday warned that the Kathmandu Valley might be in for a possible dengue outbreak. According to news...
"Singapore is already a significant source of funds and expertise for infrastructure projects in the region," Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean said, citing that Singapore-based banks have provided loans or advisory services for an estimated 60 per cent of infrastructure projects in South-east Asia. (The Straits Times/ANN)

Singapore well-positioned to facilitate Asia’s infrastructure development and growth: Teo Chee Hean

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) — In his keynote address at the fifth Singapore Regional Business Forum (SRBF), Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean outlined three...
AP sources: Tsai to buy rest of Nets, arena for $3.4 billion

AP sources | Tsai to buy rest of Nets, arena for $3.4 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Tsai has agreed to buy the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center from Mikhail Prokhorov...
Family seeks more answers to London teen's death in Malaysia

Family seeks more answers to London teen’s death in Malaysia

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — The family of a 15-year-old London teen who was found dead nine days after she disappeared from a Malaysian forest...
Pakistan says Indian firing has killed 6 in disputed Kashmir

Pakistan says Indian firing has killed 6 in disputed Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing another soldier and...

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