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  • Japan-China tension has U.S. walking a fine line

    Japan-China tension has U.S. walking a fine line
    HARBIN, China — Visitors to the newest museum in this frigid northeastern Chinese city enter through a quaint facade affixed to the modern shell of the main train station. No bigger than a 7-Eleven, the museum could easily be mistaken for a...
  • South Korea's 5G network will shame LTE in the U.S.

    When it comes to their Internet, South Koreans love speed. The South Korean government has announced it will invest $1.5 billion to upgrade its mobile wireless networks for 5G speeds that will be 1,000 times faster than what they have today, according...
  • Rotterdam Tiger Awards Go to Trio of Films; 'Nebraska' Wins Audience Prize

    A trio of films shared the Rotterdam Film Festival's Tiger Award for first or second films. Japan's "Anatomy of a Paper Clip" (pictured), South Korea's "Han Gong-Ju" and Sweden's "Something Must Break." Prizes were awarded Friday; the Dutch fest wraps...
  • Toyota tells U.S. agency seat issue could lead to recall

    Toyota tells U.S. agency seat issue could lead to recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp has alerted U.S. safety officials that seat material in several vehicles, including its top-selling Camry sedan, fails to meet fire retardation standards and could result in a recall. Toyota said on Thursday it had...
  • Photo of Asia from space: That big black spot is North Korea

    Photo of Asia from space: That big black spot is North Korea
    North Korea appears to be missing in an image taken from space. NASA says of the nighttime image, taken from the International Space Station: "North Korea is almost completely dark compared to neighboring South Korea and China. The darkened land appears...
  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ set to film key scenes in South Korea

     
    “The Avengers” are expanding their global itinerary — Joss Whedon's anticipated sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron” will shoot key scenes […]...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: In Shiffrin and Ahn, celebrities born and reborn

    Sochi Olympics TV: In Shiffrin and Ahn, celebrities born and reborn
    Some Olympic celebrities spend years taking shape. Others are formed before they even step foot on a Games course, somewhere in that no-man's land between national qualifying tournaments and the Opening Ceremony parade. Mikaela Shiffrin falls...
  • Should Adelina Sotnikova be an Olympic champ? Yes, for sake of sport

    Millions of people are unhappy that Russia's Adelina Sotnikova beat out South Korea's Yuna Kim for a gold medal in Olympic women's figure skating.  I'm not sure I am. The reason for that is tied up in the fact that figure skating -- for all its balletic...
  • The right skater won Olympic gold

    In any other sport, it would have been cause for celebration -- an unknown youngster pulls out all the stops to upset a legendary but aging star on the biggest stage of all. But when 17-year-old Russian Adelina Sotnikova unexpectedly captured the...
  • Revolutionary-Themed 'Snowpiercer' Plows Way to China Release

    HONG KONG - "Snowpiercer," the English-language sci-fi film by South Korea's Bong Joon Ho, is to get a theatrical release next month in mainland China. The film, which stars Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris and Song Kang-ho, depicts a peasant revolt...