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Russian diplomats hand-push trolley over North Korea border

MOSCOW (AP) — A group of Russian diplomats and their family members returned to Russia from North Korea on a hand-pushed rail trolley...

China, India urge further measures to ease border tensions

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and India are urging further steps to stabilize tensions along their disputed border following the...

The Latest | Hong Kong starts virus jabs at community centers

HONG KONG — Hong Kong has begun administering its first COVID-19 vaccines to the public, kicking off its mass inoculation targeting all 7.5 million...

Asian shares sink, Tokyo down 4% after tech rout on Wall St

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded Friday, with Tokyo's benchmark dropping 4% after rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street...

Briton jailed for breaking Singapore quarantine order

SINGAPORE (AP) — A British citizen was sentenced to two weeks in jail and fined 1,000 Singapore dollars ($753) on Friday for breaking...

Hong Kong kicks off COVID-19 vaccinations with Sinovac jab

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong began administering its first COVID-19 vaccines to the public Friday, kicking off its program that will eventually...

Japan partly ending pandemic emergency, keeps it for Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — The state of emergency Japan set up to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be lifted in six urban...

It’s a smash hit! Chinese seeing films on big screens again

BEIJING (AP) — The thrills and chills of the big screen are back in the world's biggest film market. With coronavirus well under control in...

Japan social media users baffled by DIY ‘sweeping robot cat’

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Many people have a sweeping robot at home to make cleaning more convenient and time-saving. When the robot is...

Japanese sakura blossoms in this special drinkware

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As Japan heads into its yearly anticipated cherry blossom season, some businesses have incorporated the iconic pink petals into their...