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As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate, some simply can’t leave

HONG KONG (AP) — Pamela Lam’s 6-year-old son fell in love with the Hong Kong protest anthem, ‘Glory to Hong Kong’, the first time...

Asia Today: S. Korea adds 54, New Zealand tracing new cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as health authorities scramble to stem transmissions amid increased...

1000s of Korean laborers still lost after WWII, Cold War end

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shin Yun-sun describes her life as a maze of dead ends.The South Korean has spent many of her 75...

Japan tech giant SoftBank’s profits rise on investments

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp.'s said Tuesday that its profit rose 12% in April-June from a year earlier as its...

China auto sales rise in July, as market regains momentum

BEIJING (AP) — China’s auto sales rose by 16.4% in July over a year earlier to 2.1 million units in a sign of sustained...

Taiwan says virus aid sent quietly to avoid Beijing protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan sent COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, its foreign minister said Tuesday during a...

Asian shares extend rally; S&P 500 within 1% of record

Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in...

Malaysia’s ex-finance minister, wife charged with graft

PENANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former finance minister accused the government of taking political vengeance Tuesday after a third graft charge was filed against...

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free press

HONG KONG (AP) — Long lines of people bought up copies of the Apple Daily paper at Hong Kong newsstands Tuesday to support a...

Ganges River flows with history and prophecy for India

ALONG THE GANGES, India (AP) — More than 2,000 years ago, a powerful king built a fort on the banks of India’s holiest river,...

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