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Death Toll Rises in Storm-hit Philippines
The Philippines sees an average of 20 typhoons every year, but typhoons are rare in Mindanao.
Myanmar: Junta Air Strike Kills Dozens, Rebel Group Says
The Kachin Independence Organization says the Myanmar military carried out air strikes on a concert to celebrate the group's founding. The attacks reportedly killed some 80 people, including musicians and civilians.
China Probes Its Neighbors’ Defenses as Regional Tensions Rise
Beijing has territorial claims against Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan and is using “salami-slicing” military and economic tactics in its efforts to assume control of the strategically important areas.
German Lawmakers Arrive in Taiwan Amid Regional Tensions
A delegation from the German parliament traveled to Taiwan to underline friendly ties between Berlin and Taipei. The visit comes as China steps up its threats toward the island democracy.
Taiwan Ex-military Chief Urges Combat Preparedness Amid Rising China Threats
Former top Taiwanese defense official Admiral Lee Hsi-ming says he is concerned that forces are not ready to fight off China, and that a new defense concept is needed.
Fukushima: Japan Attempts to Safely Remove Nuclear Fuel From Crippled Reactors
More than a decade after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, engineers want to construct a huge water-filled tank around one of the damaged reactors and carry out underwater dismantling work.
Philippines: ‘Communist’ Book Bans Raise New Censorship Fears
Free speech advocates are concerned the new government of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will continue cracking down on independent media in an attempt to whitewash the history of his father’s brutal dictatorship.
South Korea K-pop Stars ‘Newjeans’ Court Controversy With Racy Lyrics
The new all-girl pop group is being criticized for sexually suggestive lyrics. The group’s management agency insists some of the lyrics are being deliberately misinterpreted.
Taiwan: French Lawmakers Arrive Amid Escalating Tensions
It’s the fourth visit by French lawmakers to Taiwan in the past 12 months.
China: Hundreds Attested Over Banking Scandal That Triggered Protests
The scandal drew national attention in China and protests by disgruntled customers in July were violently quashed. Authorities in Henan now say they have arrested 234 people and made progress recovering the funds.