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The North Korean Celebrity Who 'Went Home'
South Korea is probing the case of a North Korean celebrity who 'returned home.'
Singapore Voids Marriage after Husband's Sex Change
Singapore maintains legislation dating back to British colonial rule making sex between men a criminal act although it does not actively enforce the law.
Pain Still Runs Deep as Taiwan Marks 30 Years Since Martial Law
Official records state around 140,000 people were tried by military courts with as many as 8,000 executed during the 38-year crackdown. Many believe the actual numbers are higher.
And in the Blue Corner - Taiwan's Parliament Descends into Chaos
Premier Lin Chuan was prevented from delivering his report on the budget Thursday after a water balloon was thrown towards him and he left the chamber.
Japan's Teen Surf Queen Braving Sea Monsters
Japan's top female surfer combines lightning speed and seemingly effortless grace.
Korea's First Black Model is Facing Widespread Racism
Some mixed-race children in South Korea are bullied at school and constantly taunted as 'tuigi,' a derogatory term that literally means cross-bred animals.
Cross-Strait Spy Games: Taiwan Charges Chinese Student with Spying
National Security Bureau director-general Peng Sheng-chu said in parliament in March that Chinese espionage is 'more serious than before.'
Singapore's Family Feud Moves from Facebook to Parliament as PM Fronts
In a rare move, the prime minister called for a debate in parliament after the attacks on Facebook against him and his wife Ho Ching.
BREAKING: New US$1.3b US Arms Sale to Taiwan
Announcement of the sale comes at a sensitive moment for the US and China, as President Trump is working to establish a partnership over trade differences and efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program.
Hong Kong Divided as China's President Xi Arrives
More than 20 activists - including Joshua Wong and young legislator Nathan Law - remained in custody Thursday evening after being arrested for causing a 'public nuisance' during a Wednesday night protest.
Hong Kong Handover: The Rise of Military-Style Youth Groups
'If they knew their kids were entering those organizations to become ideological, many of those parents, I would say, would withhold.'
Hong Kong Handover: Riding the Property Roller Coaster
'They bought their first apartment in 1970 for HK$45,000 (US$5,775), moving seven times before they splashed out HK$7.85 million on their Wonderland Villas home - it is now worth double that.'
Hong Kong Handover: Those Who Left Look Back
There are no official emigration figures, but government estimates show hundreds of thousands leaving Hong Kong between 1990 and 1997
Shangri-La: Australia Warns Against 'Coercive' China; Mattis Tries to Reassure Allies
Among the speeches in Singapore Pentagon chief Jim Mattis moved to reassure Asian allies Saturday that the United States can work with China on reining in North Korea's nuclear weapons program.