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Retired cardinal hits back at Vatican over deal with China

Feb 7, 2018

The retired archbishop of Hong Kong has slammed the Holy See's negotiations with the Chinese government as a "catastrophe" that would bring suffering to millions of worshippers

Japanese Princess Mako's wedding postponed until 2020

Feb 6, 2018

Japanese media say the imperial palace has announced that Princess Mako's wedding will be postponed

Boeing announces over $900 million in orders at Singapore

Feb 6, 2018

Boeing has announced more than $900 million in orders at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond

Senior US diplomat pitches arms sales in China's backyard

Feb 5, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales said she would be promoting American weaponry at the largest air show in Asia, where China's military footprint and political influence are surging

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

Feb 4, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital

Feb 3, 2018

Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista

AirAsia to crew Aceh flights with men only after hijab rule

Feb 2, 2018

Budget airline AirAsia says its flights to Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will be operated by male cabin crew after Acehnese authorities insisted all female flight attendants wear head coverings

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment

Vietnam veterans recall all-female Tet Offensive squad

Feb 1, 2018

Communist veterans of Vietnam's 1968 Tet Offensive mark its anniversary recalling an 11-member all-female Perfume River Squad

China lashes out at Taiwan over cancellation of flights

Jan 31, 2018

China has criticized rival Taiwan over the cancellation of flights during the Lunar New Year holiday in response to a dispute over a new flight route