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China promoting flying of state flags at religious events

Aug 1, 2018

Officially recognized religious groups in China are promoting the flying of national flags at religious events amid a push by the ruling Communist Party to extend its ideological control over Christianity, Buddhism and other religions

PlayStation game sales drive sharp rise in Sony profits

Jul 31, 2018

Sony Corp. says its profits nearly tripled in the latest quarter, boosted by a jump in PlayStation 4 software sales

Dog meat campaign say tests find rabies at Indonesia markets

Jul 31, 2018

Anti-dog meat campaigners say tests of just nine dog carcasses from markets on an Indonesian island revealed one infected with rabies, highlighting the public health risks

The Latest: 14 dead, 162 injured in Indonesia quake

Jul 29, 2018

The death toll from a strong earthquake that struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok has risen to 14, with more than 160 injured

Strong quake hits Indonesian island, killing at least 14

Jul 29, 2018

A strong and shallow earthquake has killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 on Indonesia's Lombok island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali

China says 4 American airlines missed Taiwan deadline

Jul 27, 2018

Chinese regulators say 4 American airlines missed Taiwan deadline

Japan website offers anonymity for variety of grievances

Jul 27, 2018

Japan harassment website offers anonymity for variety of grievances

Company unveils moving mosque to welcome Muslims in Japan

Jul 26, 2018

Japan doesn't have many Muslims but a company wants to make sure visitors to the country have a place of worship

China: Tibetan students banned from religious activities

Jul 24, 2018

An official Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Tibetan children have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays

Japan Parliament OKs law to allow up to 3 casino resorts

Jul 20, 2018

Japan's parliament has approved a law allowing up to three casino resorts to open by the mid-2020s