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Asia

4 Nov
U.S. Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, hosted his counterpart from Singapore at the Pentagon on Wednesday. Austin welcomed Ng Eng Hen, Minister of Defense for the Republic of Singapore. U.S. Defense Secretary...
3 Nov
Myanmar hosted the 6th ASEAN Supreme Audit Institutions (ASEANSAI) Summit on Tuesday via videoconference. The Summit began with speeches by Union Auditor General Prof. Dr. Kan Zaw and officials. In his address...
1 Nov
Huge crowds of cosplayers celebrated Halloween in Tokyo's bustling Shibuya district on Sunday. Coronavirus emergency measures, in place for more than half of the country including Tokyo, were lifted at the end...
1 Nov
A man brandishing a knife on a Tokyo commuter train on Sunday stabbed several passengers before starting a fire. At least 10 passengers were injured, including one seriously. The attacker, only identified as a man...
1 Nov
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's governing coalition is expected to retain its majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday. Kishida's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its junior coalition...
29 Oct
As the global coronavirus pandemic approaches the grim threshold of 5 million dead, a monument to victims lists the names of 249 health care workers and 44 civil servants who died of COVID-19 in Indonesia's...
29 Oct
U.S. authorities returned about 250 antiquities to India on Thursday in a long-running investigation of a stolen art scheme. The items, worth an estimated $15 million, were handed over during a ceremony at the...
29 Oct
An Indian court on Thursday granted bail to Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s son in a high-profile drug case.   Aryan Khan, 23, and seven others were detained on Oct. 3 when India's narcotics...
28 Oct
Sunao Tsuboi, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing who made opposing nuclear weapons the message of his life, has died at the age of 96. The cause of death was given as an irregular heartbeat caused by...
28 Oct
Vietnam started to vaccinate children on Wednesday as part of an effort to reopen schools after more than half a year of closures due to COVID-19. About 1,500 teenagers between 16 and 17 years old in Ho Chi...

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