Hong Kong government formally withdraws unpopular extradition bill that sparked chaotic protest movement
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government formally withdraws unpopular extradition bill that sparked chaotic protest movement.
Asian stocks climb, lifted by upbeat talk on China-US trade
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are gaining in Asia after upbeat comments from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China.
Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit, China trade
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday amid uncertainties about Britain's exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China.
South Africa grinds down Japan 26-3 to reach the Rugby World Cup semifinals against Wales
TOKYO (AP) — South Africa grinds down Japan 26-3 to reach the Rugby World Cup semifinals against Wales.
OITA, Japan (AP) — England beats Australia 40-16 to reach Rugby World Cup semifinals.
Asian shares fall back after China reports economy weakened
BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices retreated in Asia after China reported Friday that its economy grew at an annual rate of 6.0% in the latest quarter.
Asia shares mixed as optimism over China-US trade deal fades
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.8% to 22,194.94 as Tokyo reopened from a public holiday...
China’s September imports from United States fall 20.5% amid tariff war, exports to U.S. market down 17.8%
BEIJING (AP) — China's September imports from United States fall 20.5% amid tariff war, exports to U.S. market down 17.8%.
Thai driver Alexander Albon turning heads in Formula 1
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Formula One has always had a solid following in Southeast Asia. Having Red Bull driver Alexander Albon performing as well as he is will only add to the sport's popularity in...
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix.
Kyodo News service reports 19 people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo News service reports 19 people are dead and 16 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis caused massive flooding in Japan.
Apple drops smartphone app that allows Hong Kong activists to report police movements following Chinese criticism
BEIJING (AP) — Apple drops smartphone app that allows Hong Kong activists to report police movements following Chinese criticism.
Asian stocks slip as tensions flare before US-China talks
Shares slipped in Asia on Wednesday as tensions between the U.S. and China flared ahead of talks aimed at resolving the trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
Chinese state TV won’t air NBA preseason games set in China and will review cooperation with NBA after Hong Kong tweet
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state TV won't air NBA preseason games set in China and will review cooperation with NBA after Hong Kong tweet.
Japan says it has rescued ‘dozens’ of North Korean fishermen after sea collision, far more than first thought aboard
TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it has rescued 'dozens' of North Korean fishermen after sea collision, far more than first thought aboard.
Asian stocks fall further on economy worries
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell for a fourth day Thursday as weaker U.S. manufacturing and hiring data fueled jitters about the global economy.
China’s military displays hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching U.S. anti-missile shields
BEIJING (AP) — China's military displays hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching U.S. anti-missile shields.
US citizen living in California charged with spying on behalf of Chinese government
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — US citizen living in California charged with spying on behalf of Chinese government.
Asian stocks fall as Democrats turn up heat on Trump
BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks skidded in Asia on Wednesday after Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives said they were considered launching an impeachment probe of President Donald...
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Forest fires rage in Indonesia, sending noxious haze around Southeast Asia.
In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a man braves tear gas fired by police in Hong Kong as...
Philippines: China wanted to restrict foreign forces at sea
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine foreign secretary said Wednesday that China has sought to restrict the presence of foreign military powers in the South China Sea and foreign involvement...
Thai trade minister says progress made in free trade pact
BANGKOK (AP) — Trade ministers from the Asia-Pacific region have made some progress toward completing a long-awaited free trade agreement, and final details are expected to be worked out later...
US promotes free and open Indo-Pacific at naval exercise
SATTAHIP, Thailand (AP) — A senior U.S. naval officer underlined Washington's commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific as the United States on Monday launched its first joint naval exercise with...
Duterte in China amid expectation he’ll raise sea disputes
BEIJING (AP) — Visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held talks Thursday with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in which the Southeast Asian leader was expected to discuss a ruling on...
Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China’s pigs
BEIJING (AP) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig herds.
Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Tuesday amid anxiety the U.S.-Chinese trade war will hurt already slowing global economic growth.
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a...
US decries Chinese dams, disruption of Mekong River
BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concern Thursday over Chinese dam building, dredging and other activities on the Mekong River in Southeast Asia, calling them...
Southeast Asian leaders celebrate ties with India
NEW DELHI (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders are celebrating ties with India, as New Delhi looks to deepen bonds with its eastern neighbors amid China's ever-growing influence.
The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are meeting Thursday in New Delhi to observe 25 years of ties between India and the 10-nation bloc. The leaders will also be guests of honor at Friday's Republic Day celebrations, an important diplomatic distinction for India.