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Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they return?

Analysis | Virus puts Hong Kong protests on ice. Will they return?

The crowd lining up recently on a cold, dark Hong Kong street wasn't part of the anti-government protest movement that rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese...

Virus stretches limits of strained public health systems

Analysis | Virus stretches limits of strained public health systems

BANGKOK (AP) — The virus outbreak that began in China and has spread to more than 20 countries is stretching already-strained public health systems...
Deputy prime minister calls Japan a nation with single race

Deputy prime minister calls Japan a nation with single race

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's deputy prime minister described the country as the only one in the world with a single race, language and 2,000-year-old...
Ups and downs in Trump-Kim nuclear diplomacy

Analysis | Ups and downs in Trump-Kim nuclear diplomacy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s threat to show the world a new strategic weapon and possibly resume long-range missile tests is another dramatic...

Analysis | East Asian powerhouses pledge to uphold free trade

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) — Three East Asian powerhouses brought early cheer to their Christmas Eve summit Tuesday, strongly championing the free trade regime...

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...

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