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  • China's top judge urges swift, severe sentences in Xinjiang

    China must crack down "harshly and quickly" on cases involving terror attacks, national security and social stability in its restive region of Xinjiang, the country's top judge said, in comments likely to further worry rights groups and exiles. Resource-...
  • Dalai Lama's star waning in the West, China official says

    Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is drawing less and less attention in the West and manages to win eyeballs only with pointless suggestions that his title will die out with him, a top Chinese official told state media. Tibetan Buddhism...
  • China revises up size of 2013 economy, sees no effect on 2014 growth

    China revised up the size of its economy in 2013 but sees that having little effect on economic growth this year, amid expectations that Beijing may roll out more stimulus to support the slowing economy. Gross domestic product was up 3.4 percent to an...
  • Thai 2015 economic recovery 'will not be that bad': central bank deputy

    A deputy governor of Thailand's central bank said on Friday an economic recovery next year might not be as robust as expected "but it will not be that bad". Bank of Thailand Deputy Governor Paiboon Kittisrikangwan told reporters the main engine of growth...
  • Japan government raises view on capex, output; economy in recovery albeit weakness

    Japan's government raised its view of business investment and factory output, but stuck to its overall economic assessment of moderate recovery despite some weakness as the economy struggles to recover from recession. The government's monthly economic...
  • China lodges protest after Obama approves Taiwan frigate sale

    China said on Friday it had lodged a protest with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authorizing the sale of up to four Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan. Foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang said the...
  • A former Sony executive responds: 'This is not Sony's fight to win'

    A former Sony executive responds: 'This is not Sony's fight to win'
    The L.A. Times' editorial board expressed dismay Thursday at the fact that hackers had effectively censored Sony Pictures' "The Interview" by threatening to attack theaters showing it. "The terrorists won this round," the board wrote, urging Sony to...
  • Sony hack leaves U.S. in quandary on how to deal with North Korea

    Sony hack leaves U.S. in quandary on how to deal with North Korea
    With U.S. intelligence analysts quietly pointing to North Korea as having a hand in the destructive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment computers, Obama administration officials scrambled Thursday to consider what, if anything, they should do in response....
  • Airfare: Round trip from LAX to Taipei for $657 on Delta

    Airfare: Round trip from LAX to Taipei for $657 on Delta
    Here’s an airfare deal to Taipei with a generous travel window: You can fly round trip to Taiwan’s capital from LAX for $657, including all taxes and fees, on Delta. Departures are January through May and September through October. It is...
  • Horror in Peshawar

    The cowardly attack on hundreds of Pakistani schoolchildren by Taliban fighters in the city of Peshawar Tuesday has rightly drawn the condemnation of the world. The militants targeted a school where many members of Pakistan's officer corps send their...
  • Chinese firm buys Los Angeles Airport Marriott for $160 million

    A Chinese real estate developer has purchased the vast Los Angeles Airport Marriott for $160 million and vowed to make substantial improvements. It was the largest hotel sale of the year in Los Angeles County, brokers said, and a sign that the...