Media

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct 19, 2019

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

Rockets' general manager's Hong Kong comments anger China

Oct 6, 2019

China's official basketball association says it will suspend cooperation and exchanges with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong

Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Sep 10, 2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as its chairman as Chinese e-commerce faces rapid change, uncertainty in tariff war

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

Rebuked by many, Saudi crown prince feted at G20 summit

Jun 29, 2019

Rebukes are piling up elsewhere for the Saudi crown prince, but you wouldn't have known it by the lavish public reception the prince has received this week at the G-20 summit

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea

Jun 17, 2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom

Jun 15, 2019

Hong Kong's chief executive has meet with her Executive Council as pressure mounts for her to delay or withdraw an unpopular extradition bill

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan

May 22, 2019

A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition

May 16, 2019

The Nation, one of Thailand's two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version