Asia Politics

Asia Politics

Juche rules North Korean propaganda, but what does it mean?

Juche rules North Korean propaganda, but what does it mean?

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — It's just a single word, but it's hard to miss in North Korea. It's splashed across countless propaganda signs,...
Hong Kong protesters push ahead as territory's leader unseen

Hong Kong protesters push ahead as territory’s leader unseen

HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of protesters opposed to legislation they fear would reduce Hong Kong's judicial independence have rallied outside the...
China demands Trump veto bills on Hong Kong

China demands Trump veto bills on Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) — China is demanding President Donald Trump veto legislation aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong and has renewed a threat...

S. Korean tech giants feeling edgy over US-China trade disputes

SEOUL (Korea Herald/ANN) – South Korea’s tech giants including Samsung Electronics and SK hynix are increasingly on edge over the ongoing economic brinkmanship between...
Hong Kong police demonstrate water cannon as protests linger

Hong Kong police demonstrate water cannon as protests linger

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police are showing off water cannons as pro-democracy street protests in the Chinese region stretch into their 10th...
Mahathir: China should define claims in South China Sea

Mahathir: China should define claims in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says China should define its "so-called ownership" in the disputed South China Sea so other...
China holding Taiwanese man said to have photographed police

China holding Taiwanese man said to have photographed police

BEIJING (AP) — China confirmed Wednesday it was detaining a Taiwanese man who reportedly sent back photos of Chinese paramilitary police massing equipment near...
Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit

Xi supports North Korea’s direction on issues ahead of visit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean...

Singapore lays out plans to take relationship with China ‘to a higher level’

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) — Singapore’s fourth-generation leadership has a comprehensive plan for engaging with China economically and plugging into the East Asian giant’s...
UK's William, Kate visit Pakistan's climate-change hit north

UK’s William, Kate visit Pakistan’s climate-change hit north

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are traveling to Pakistan's scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges...

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