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Japanese woman lists reasons why not murdering husband so far

TAIPEI (The China Post) — By creating a list, you're clearly outlining what needs to get done and when. That's precisely the reason why a...

Japan’s newly minted prime minister steps into UN limelight

TOKYO (AP) — Considered something of a lightweight on foreign policy issues, Japan’s new prime minister has spent much of his career in the...

Justice Department seeks immediate ban on WeChat in US

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is seeking an immediate ban on downloads of WeChat in Apple and Google app stores, saying the...

China aims to make 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses a year

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese health official said Friday that the country's annual production capacity for coronavirus vaccines will top 1 billion doses next...

Japan Catholic Church sued for damages in alleged sex abuse

TOKYO (AP) — A woman has filed a suit against the Roman Catholic Church in Japan alleging that a priest raped her four decades...

TikTok says it didn’t take part in Australia security probes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — TikTok executives told a Senate committee on Friday that they lobbied Australian lawmakers but did not engage with investigators before...

Indian farmers protest, fear exploitation by private players

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Indian farmers took to the streets on Friday to protest new laws that the government says will boost...
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Creative hydrangea accessories symbolize spring eternity

TAIPEI (The China Post)  — “I like the feeling of unity and warmth it gives me” Hydrangea flowers can only be seen in the spring. Their...

Asian shares mixed, cheered by US rally, stimulus hopes

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares other than those in China advanced Friday, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and rising hopes for...

BTS fans chasing South Korea’s Big Hit IPO

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Fervor is building among staunch supporters of South Korean BTS as they want to secure at least one share...