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Japanese same-sex couples sue for equal marital rights

Feb 14, 2019

Thirteen gay couples file Japan's first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage

The Latest: Gay couples sue for marital rights in Japan

Feb 14, 2019

Thirteen couples have filed Japan's first lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage

Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Feb 8, 2019

Thai politics took two astonishing turns when the king's sister sought to make a historic bid to become prime minister, only to have her brother later shut down her effort because it the constitution, which bars the monarchy from politics

Thai princess finds tumult in politics, like life

Feb 8, 2019

The Thai princess who tried to buck tradition to jump into the political arena has always been a bit of a rebel. She has had a fair share of tumult in her life, and her bid to become prime minister is the latest

Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets, temple visits

Feb 5, 2019

Asia welcomes the lunar Year of the Pig with temple visits, family banquets and world's biggest travel spree

China greets Lunar New Year with celebrations, travel rush

Feb 1, 2019

China is greeting the Lunar New Year with celebrations and a travel rush

Nintendo chief: Seeking growth sources as Switch sales slow

Feb 1, 2019

Nintendo chief says company to count on business outside the game sector as sales of its Switch console machines fall short of forecasts

Nintendo's quarterly profit rises on hit Switch games

Jan 31, 2019

Nintendo, the Japanese video game maker behind the Super Mario and Pokemon franchises, is reporting a 25 percent jump in fiscal third quarter profit, boosted by the popularity of games for its Switch console

Japan whalers discuss plan to resume commercial hunt July 1

Jan 24, 2019

Japanese whalers have discussed plans to resume their commercial hunting along the northeastern coast on July 1, for the first time in three decades

Chinese model in derided Dolce & Gabbana ads apologizes

Jan 23, 2019

The Chinese model in advertisements for Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana that were widely derided in the country has apologized for her appearance in the campaign