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Hong Kong authorities formally withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of...
Japan's Emperor Naruhito has proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne
Prosecutors seek arrest of the wife of South Korea's former justice minister who resigned last week...
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Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests

Oct 23, 2019

Hong Kong authorities formally withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city

The Latest: Japan's emperor proclaims ascension to throne

Oct 22, 2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito has proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of ex-minister's wife

Oct 21, 2019

Prosecutors seek arrest of the wife of South Korea's former justice minister who resigned last week after allegations against him sparked huge protests and dented president's popularity

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

China legislature blasts US Congress over Hong Kong

Oct 18, 2019

China's ceremonial legislature is attacking legislation in the U.S. Congress to support pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

The Latest: HK protest organizer attacked with hammers

Oct 16, 2019

Organizers of some of the giant demonstrations that have shaken Hong Kong say one of their leading activists has been attacked by assailants with hammers, leaving him bloody but conscious.

Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader's annual address

Oct 16, 2019

In chaotic scenes, furious pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong's leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives and then clamored for her to resign

Hong Kong police say homemade bomb targeted officers

Oct 14, 2019

Hong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to "kill or to harm" police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday

Japan storm survivors though worst was over, then it flooded

Oct 14, 2019

Residents in this storm hit town north of Japan's capital are cleaning up after a powerful typhoon dumped massive rain and turned neighborhoods into swamps

South Korean Justice Minister offers to resign amid scandal

Oct 14, 2019

South Korea's justice minister has offered to step down amid an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and deeply polarized national opinion

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Stocks

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce...

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade...

Stocks mixed, oil down as markets await news on...

Sep 17, 2019

World shares are mixed and oil prices have fallen slightly pending updates on restoring output at a...

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to...

Sep 10, 2019

Asian shares are mixed after a day of listless trading on Wall Street as investors awaited signs on...

HK stocks surge on withdrawal of law that sparked...

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong stocks surge as government withdraws extradition law that sparked 3 months of protests

Asian stocks mixed after US, China impose new...

Sep 2, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed after US, China step up trade war with new tariff hikes