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  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...
  • Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years

    Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years
    Pope Francis sent an unprecedented message of good will to China on Thursday before touching down in Seoul, but the first papal trip to Asia in 15 years got off to a shaky start with the news some Chinese had been barred from joining a youth celebration....
  • After China smartphone success, Lenovo plans leap forward overseas

    After China smartphone success, Lenovo plans leap forward overseas
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Lenovo Group said first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, beating estimates, as a surge in smartphone sales showed how quickly the world's biggest personal computer maker is transforming itself into a major player in mobile...
  • Vatican had to re-send pope's message to China, Vatican says

    SEOUL (Reuters) - China may not have received a message Pope Francis sent from his plane on his way to South Korea on Thursday, so it was re-sent through Beijing's embassy to Italy, the Vatican said on Friday. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi...
  • Pivoting away from Asia

    Pivoting away from Asia
    What do President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his "pivot" to Asia? Everything and...
  • China media marketer confesses to posting false information during trial: Xinhua

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese businessman has confessed to posting false information online and deleting critical microblog posts for corporate clients, the official Xinhua news service reported on Friday, as a government crackdown on social media...
  • Qualcomm denies direct financial links with Chinese antitrust expert

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc, under investigation for possible monopolistic practices in China, said it had no direct financial links with an antitrust expert sacked from a government advisory post after state media reported he had received payments...
  • Chinese couple abducted, home razed; case points to weak rule of law

    If you don’t know how to make a homemade cannon or master martial arts like Bruce Lee, if you don’t have a foreigner as your spouse or have money to hire a professional guard, you might be out of luck if your home happens to stand in the way...
  • Panama Canal: Is another expansion in the cards?

    PANAMA CITY, Panama With some 16 months to go before Panama expects to finish its canal expansion, could another set of locks to handle even bigger ships be in its future? The idea first surfaced last year during a Latin American ports conference in...
  • Hong Kong lawyers take stand for independence from Beijing

    HONG KONG August 15 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's Law Society has passed an historic vote of no-confidence in its president over pro-Beijing comments, revealing a determination by the traditionally conservative lawyers to confront perceived threats from China...
  • Japan PM sends offering to war dead shrine, angers China and South Korea

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sent a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine to war dead, triggering angry criticism from China and South Korea despite his decision not to visit the shrine in person as he seeks a Sino-Japanese...