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President Moon Jae-in looks forward to ‘ASEAN-Korea Commemorative Summit’

Next week, Nov. 25-27, the 2019 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit and the 1st Mekong-Republic of Korea Summit will be held in Korea. In...
Q&A: The Chinese troops in Hong Kong and what they can do

Q&A | The Chinese troops in Hong Kong and what they can do

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese troops made a rare public appearance on the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, joining an effort to clear...

Op Ed | President Jokowi is an outsider, but why is his Cabinet full...

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) — Some optimists chalked the ascension of Jokowi to the presidency up to a breakthrough in the country's political system,...

Asian Editor’s Circle | A football match and Cambodia’s code of conduct for women

PHNOM PENH (ANN) — Oct. 10 was a landmark night for the disparate nations of Cambodia and Iran. Facing off in Teheran for their World...
Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

Nationalism over NBA fandom | Fans support ‘motherland’ China

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing...
Analysis: Are China's 'internal affairs' going more global?

Analysis | Are China’s ‘internal affairs’ going more global?

One day in 1955, the fledgling People's Republic of China was unhappy about U.S. involvement with Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing considered its...
Column: Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA

Column | Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA

If the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two. No need to complicate things when...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, an underwater-launched missile lifts off in the waters off North Korea's eastern coastal town of Wonsan. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

Op Ed | N. Korea’s missile threats cannot be overlooked

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — North Korea’s continued missile threats worsen the security environment surrounding Japan. The situation needs to be taken seriously. The North...

Asian Editor’s Circle | Can Japan become foreign workers’ country of choice?

TOKYO (ANN Desk) — It is unclear whether or not Japan will be able to secure enough foreign workers to sustain the Japanese economy...

All HK rail services to remain suspended after protest violence

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — All train services in Hong Kong including the line to the airport were suspended on Saturday, the city’s...

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