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Police are questioning two K-pop stars over interlocking scandals that have fascinated South Korea...
Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also...
Japan's Emperor Akihito has attended a ceremony to mark the 30th year of his reign while calling...
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Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Mar 19, 2019

International journalists' organizations are raising concern over press freedom in South Korea after the ruling party singled out a reporter over what it claimed was a "borderline traitorous" article insulting President Moon Jae-in

S. Korean police questioning 2 K-pop stars in sex scandals

Mar 14, 2019

Police are questioning two K-pop stars over interlocking scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce they are retiring from the entertainment industry

Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on drug charge

Mar 14, 2019

Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also known as "Judge Eyes," after one of its actors was arrested on drug charges

Philippine news site critical of Duterte loses court appeal

Mar 12, 2019

A Philippine appeals court says an online news site critical of President Rodrigo Duterte violated a constitutional ban on foreign ownership of news media, but says revocation of Rappler's license should be reassessed

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Mar 8, 2019

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn steps out in Tokyo, trailed by media

Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

Mar 6, 2019

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with innovatively blending East and West, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Facebook prohibits foreign-funded ads for Indonesia election

Mar 5, 2019

Facebook is prohibiting political ads for Indonesia's presidential and legislative elections that are purchased from outside the country

Chinese rights lawyer returns home after 2-year sentence

Mar 4, 2019

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who recently completed a two-year prison sentence on national security charges has returned to his parents' home in central China after he briefly went missing upon his scheduled release

Ken Moritsugu named to lead AP's news coverage of China

Mar 1, 2019

The Associated Press has named Ken Moritsugu, an accomplished reporter, editor and news leader with extensive experience in Asia, as its new Greater China News Director

In a summit first, Kim Jong Un takes US media questions

Feb 28, 2019

Making history at summit with President Donald Trump: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un answers impromptu questions from American reporters

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S. Korean police questioning 2 K-pop stars in sex...

Mar 14, 2019

Police are questioning two K-pop stars over interlocking scandals that have fascinated South Korea...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib combative ahead of 1MDB...

Feb 11, 2019

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is hardly lying low ahead of his corruption trial on...

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, sales of...

Feb 1, 2019

Sony boosts profit on tax cut, yen, entertainment segment

Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch...

Feb 1, 2019

Nintendo chief says company to count on business outside the game sector as sales of its Switch...

Singer in Thai girl band apologizes for swastika...

Jan 28, 2019

A popular Thai music act has apologized after a member wore a shirt showing the swastika flag of...