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China issues top warning for strong typhoon nearing coast

China issues top warning for strong typhoon nearing coast

BEIJING (AP) — China has issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province ahead of a strong typhoon. Heavy rain was expected in...
US universities see decline in students from China

US universities see decline in students from China

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — After a decade of booming enrollment by students from China, American universities are starting to see steep declines as political...

Tokyo governor sees excitement build for 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (CNA) — Yuriko Koike, governor of Tokyo who received the Olympic Flag from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach at the closing...

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...

Foreign student forced to work as unpaid ‘volunteer’ in Japan

KAWASAKI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) -- A foreign student was forced by a nursing care facility in Kawasaki  to work in excess of the...
Bodies of victims found in UK truck repatriated to Vietnam

Bodies of victims found in UK truck repatriated to Vietnam

DIEN CHAU, Vietnam (AP) — The bodies of 16 of the 39 Vietnamese who died when human traffickers carried them by truck to England...
The Latest: Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan

The Latest | Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Typhoon Hagibis (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A heavy downpour and strong winds are pounding Tokyo and surrounding areas as...
The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests

The Latest | Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to...
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...
View of Nathan Road in the Kowloon district of Hong Kong, China, 01 May 2013. (Peter Jähnel/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

A parking space in Hong Kong just sold for almost US$1million

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) — A car parking spot sold for almost US$1 million, making it the most expensive place to park an automobile...

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