Government And Politics

Singaporean accused of NKorea dealings to talk to officials

Oct 31, 2018

Singapore director accused of North Korean dealings says he takes allegations seriously, will contact authorities

Court orders Japan company to pay 4 Koreans for forced labor

Oct 30, 2018

South Korea's Supreme Court has ruled that a major Japanese steelmaker should compensate four South Koreans for forced labor during Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct 29, 2018

Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff

Global shares mixed after Wall Street tumble

Oct 29, 2018

Global stock markets mixed after Wall Street slide fuels concern about global market outlook

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Oct 29, 2018

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low cost high flyer

Japan, India leaders build ties amid trade, security worries

Oct 28, 2018

The leaders of Japan and India are reaffirming their ties amid growing worries about trade and regional stability

US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for NKorea dealings

Oct 26, 2018

US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for alleged North Korea dealings, money laundering

China-Japan drawing closer amid trade pressure from US

Oct 26, 2018

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday during the first formal visit to Beijing by a Japanese leader in nearly seven years

2 Koreas to destroy 22 front-line guard posts by November

Oct 26, 2018

The North and South Korean militaries have agreed to completely destroy 22 front-line guard posts by the end of November as they discussed their next steps in implementing a wide-ranging military agreement signed last month to reduce tensions

Woman with knife injures 14 children at western China school

Oct 26, 2018

A woman wielding a knife injured 14 children at a kindergarten in western China before being taken into custody