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Official: Move of Japan fish market could have been better

Oct 16, 2018

A top market official is acknowledging the recent move of Japan's main fish market from Tsukiji to a site found contaminated by arsenic could have been better handled

Apparent white tiger attack kills keeper at Japan zoo

Oct 9, 2018

Japanese police investigate the death of a zookeeper in an apparent attack by a white tiger

Financial Times says Hong Kong denied editor's visa renewal

Oct 5, 2018

The Financial Times says Hong Kong has denied a visa renewal for its Asia editor

Famed Tsukiji fish market uneasy over move to new site

Oct 5, 2018

Move of Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market fans unease over new site's safety and worries tourists won't visit

Thailand keeping 'The Beach' of movie fame closed for rehab

Oct 4, 2018

Thailand extending closure of a beautiful bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" until it recovers from years of environment damage caused by too many tourists

Thailand's celebrity cave boys head out on overseas tour

Oct 3, 2018

The 12 village boys who were trapped with their soccer coach in a cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks are ready to spread their wings, heading out to meet fellow youth players in Argentina and do a brief tour of the United States

The Latest: Indonesia quake, tsunami deaths climb to 384

Sep 29, 2018

A tsunami has left a path of devastation in central Indonesia, sweeping away buildings, cutting off communities and leaving several hundred dead.

Nintendo wins damage suit against Tokyo go-kart business

Sep 28, 2018

Nintendo says it has won a damage lawsuit against a Tokyo business that has been renting carts for people to ride around in Super Mario costumes

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Sep 22, 2018

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but which also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings

Sep 20, 2018

Doctor convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing yoga ball leaking carbon monoxide in their car sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong