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Arrest of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn spurs speculation over corporate intrigue
Veteran director Zhang Yimou won best director at the Chinese-language version of the Oscars...
Japanese author Haruki Murakami has announced a plan to set up a library that would showcase his...
Celebrity

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

Dec 13, 2018

Arrest of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn spurs speculation over corporate intrigue

Chinese state media praise Bush as 'statesman of vision'

Dec 3, 2018

Chinese state media are praising George H.W. Bush as a "statesman of vision," recalling the late president's role in helping end the Cold War and establishing policies toward China

Indonesian investigators say doomed Lion Air jet 'airworthy'

Nov 29, 2018

Investigators say crashed Lion Air jet was 'airworthy' for its final takeoff

Director Zhang Yimou wins Golden Horse Award for 'Shadow'

Nov 17, 2018

Veteran director Zhang Yimou won best director at the Chinese-language version of the Oscars Saturday night in Taiwan with his monochrome historical epic "Shadow."

Japanese author Murakami reveals plan for library of works

Nov 4, 2018

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has announced a plan to set up a library that would showcase his works and also serve as a meeting place for research and international exchanges

Japanese reporter freed in Syria apologizes for trouble

Nov 2, 2018

A Japanese journalist who returned from more than three years of captivity in Syria says he was kidnapped as soon as he crossed the border and apologized for causing trouble to his government

Paraguay contestant wins, then swoons at beauty pageant

Oct 26, 2018

A Paraguayan pageant winner has swooned on stage after admitting the anticipation just before the announcement was unbearable

China denies spying on Trump's phone, suggests he use Huawei

Oct 26, 2018

China has denied a New York Times report that Chinese spies are listening to President Donald Trump's phone calls and suggests he exchange his iPhone for a cellphone made by Chinese manufacturer Huawei

The Latest: Freed Japan reporter 'blank' about future

Oct 25, 2018

The wife of a Japanese journalist freed from captivity in Syria says her husband is "blank" about his future plans, including the possibly of reporting again from conflict zones

Japan reporter freed from captivity in Syria returns home

Oct 25, 2018

A Japanese journalist has returned to Tokyo after being freed from more than three years of captivity in Syria which he described as "hell"

Arts
Music

New Okinawa chief embodies complexity of Japan's...

Oct 2, 2018

Denny Tamaki is the first half-American elected leader of Okinawa, and he is promising to reduce...

The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean...

Sep 20, 2018

The Latest: South Korean pop diva sings to Korean leaders at North Korean crater lake

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st...

Sep 18, 2018

Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector

Moon's traveling entourage includes CEOs, 'Korean...

Sep 18, 2018

Samsung scion and a pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce" are included in Seoul's delegation to...

X Japan hopes new album will lead to elusive...

Sep 13, 2018

Legendary Japanese rock band X Japan is hoping its new album will find success in the U.S. now that...