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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...

S. Korea aims to grant more scholarships to Asean students

SEOUL (Philippinne Daily Inquirer/ANN) — South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha announced that her country wants to “do more” in advancing the Asean-Korea partnership. As...
Landslide, building damage from Philippine quake kills 4

Landslide, building damage from Philippine quake kills 4

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — A landslide and building damage caused by a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has killed four people and injured...
Japan typhoon death toll climbs, while floodwaters recede

Japan typhoon death toll climbs, while floodwaters recede

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government says the death toll from a weekend typhoon that caused widespread flooding has climbed to 63, with another 11...
Afghan refugee's 'Dream' coffee shop in Iran becomes reality

Afghan refugee’s ‘Dream’ coffee shop in Iran becomes reality

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With each serving of French press coffee poured delicately into a cup with steamed milk, 21-year-old Afghan refugee Fatemeh Jafari...

Typhoon death toll rises to 75; 16 missing

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — Search and rescue operations are continuing in eastern Japan after record downpours in the wake of Typhoon No. 19...
Rockets won't weigh in on James' comments on Morey, China

Rockets won’t weigh in on James’ comments on Morey, China

The Rockets are not engaging in the conversation on LeBron James's criticism of Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's...

Thousands throng Hong Kong’s Chater Garden

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered at Hong Kong’s Chater Garden in Central district near government headquarters...
Report: South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at home

Report | South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at home

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — News reports say South Korean pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead at her home south of...
Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslides

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslides

TOKYO (AP) — Rescue crew are digging through mudslides and searching near flooded rivers for missing people after a typhoon caused serious damage in...

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