Despite Japanese anger, Beijing mulls jointly nominating 'comfort women' for UNESCO list
China might collaborate with other countries to renominate wartime “comfort women” documents for UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register, while Japan threatened to withhold...
Japan to provide expertise on nuclear energy to Iran
TEHRAN--Japan pledged Oct. 12 to provide personnel and expertise to Tehran to help it develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
In this Sept. 22, 2015, file photo, the logo of Volkswagen at a car is photographed during the Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP Photo)
VW diesel cars recalled in China, sales halted in Singapore
BEIJING--Singapore has suspended sales of Volkswagen diesel vehicles, adding to the German automaker's woes in the wake of an emissions cheating scandal.
Son of detained rights lawyer missing in Myanmar after escaping...
Sources: Japanese woman detained in China
Abe, Taiwan opposition leader deny meeting at Tokyo hotel
A former "comfort woman" speaks to foreign media at House of Sharing, a nursing home for former comfort women, in South Korea in September. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
S. Korean groups want ‘comfort women’ documents added to...
SEOUL--Private groups in South Korea, supported by the government, are preparing documents on "comfort women" for registration in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register despite a failed similar bid by China over the weekend.
N. Korean soldiers parade in massive anniversary celebration
Seoul won't discuss emergency evacuation protocols for Japanese
Samsung 3Q operating profit surges, shares jump 9 percent
Supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party wear T-shirts imprinted with the party's flag as they ride bicycles in an election campaign in Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar on Oct 13. (AP Photo)
Myanmar says election to be held as planned despite flooding
NAYPYITAW--Myanmar's general election will go ahead as planned on Nov. 8 despite a proposed delay because of recent landslides and flooding, the election commission said Oct. 13.
SOCCER/ J.League helping Southeast Asian teams get foot in Olympic ...
China-backed trade pact playing catch-up after U.S.-led TPP deal
Bangladesh denies IS claim of killing Japanese man

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