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  • HBO Speeds up Content to Asia Region

    HONG KONG - HBO Asia is to further cut the time delay between the North American screening of its original content and its subsequent screening on its regional Asian feed. From July HBO and Cinemax original content, starting with Steven Soderbergh-...
  • Turner, Lee Take on WarnerTV in Asia

    HONG KONG -- Turner International Asia Pacific has taken operational responsibility for WarnerTV, a general entertainment channel that focuses on U.S. TV series. Turner announced that it had appointed Marianne Lee to run the channels as VP, content,...
  • Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue

    Schiff pays a visit to comfort-women statue
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on the Japanese government on Tuesday to “speak plainly” about a dark chapter in the country’s history in which Korean, Chinese and other women were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army...
  • Two L.A. Asian American banks near top of national stock ratings

    Two L.A. Asian American banks near top of national stock ratings
    Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of economic strength in local immigrant communities. Financial information provider SNL Financial ranked...
  • U.S.-Japan squabble over beef threatens Trans-Pacific Partnership

    WASHINGTON — After more than four years and 20 rounds of negotiations, the world's biggest free-trade deal in a generation has come down in good part to this: the United States and Japan squabbling over beef. With President Obama due to arrive...
  • In Asia, Obama reaffirms alliance with Japan

    TOKYO — Declaring that "the United States is and always will be a Pacific nation," President Obama launched an Asia tour designed to assure leaders of ally nations that they have a strong U.S. backup at a time of rising regional tension. Appearing...
  • Japan-South Korea tension a hurdle for Obama's Asia strategy

    SEOUL — As he hops around the Western Pacific this week, President Obama hopes to unite much of Asia around a free-trade deal, updated alliances and a new power balance. But he first must persuade two of America's closest allies to stop squabbling....
  • Obama to pitch U.S. immigration reform from South Korea

    SEOUL -- President Obama plans to honor those who died in the Korean War with a surprising message for a foreign audience: a pitch for immigration reform back home. At a naturalization ceremony Friday for 13 U.S. service members and seven military...
  • Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame

    ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster. While...
  • Obama's foreign policy goals struggling on several fronts

    SEOUL — Halfway through a long-delayed visit to four allies in Asia, President Obama is struggling to sell a foreign policy strategy that seems under siege on multiple fronts. When he landed in Seoul on Friday, Obama had not locked down a key...
  • Junior star Asia Durr thrives amid hype at Nike Invitational

    HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort. Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...