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Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

Jan 19, 2018

Athletes from both Koreas marching behind one flag was an emotional moment at 2000 Olympics, but the plan to do so again isn't generating much enthusiasm among South Koreans for Games in their own country

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China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecoms

Jan 18, 2018

China has criticized moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacks objectivity in its approach to Chinese businesses

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Kara Wai ecstatic over Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Jan 18, 2018

Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

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Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang denies sexual misconduct rumors

Jan 17, 2018

Well-known Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang has vehemently denied rumors of sexual misconduct by him

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Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife

Jan 17, 2018

A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed an exiled businessman says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces

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Japanese public TV says staffer sent missile alert in error

Jan 17, 2018

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says an erroneous alert about a North Korean missile fired at Japan was sent by a staff member who meant to transmit a different news flash

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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Jan 17, 2018

Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then retracted it minutes later, days after a similar error in Hawaii

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North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet

Jan 16, 2018

North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic"

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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

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Philippine online news site critical of Duterte ordered shut

Jan 15, 2018

The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reportage on President Rodrigo Duterte in a move a media watchdog says is an act to muzzle free press

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