Myanmar frees Reuters journalists

Two Reuters journalists who were jailed in Myanmar in 2017 for breaking the Official Secrets Act have been released from prison, the news agency reported Tuesday. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, wo...

Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles

LONDON (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II. ...

Key moments as City beats Liverpool to Premier League title

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Manchester City came out on top in one of English soccer's most thrilling and high-quality title races, retaining the Premier League trophy for the first time after finishing...

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists

Two Reuters journalists who were jailed in Myanmar in 2017 for breaking the Official Secrets Act have been released from prison, the news agency reported Tuesday. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, wo...

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists

Two Reuters journalists who were jailed in Myanmar in 2017 for breaking the Official Secrets Act have been released from prison, the news agency reported Tuesday. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, wo...

Taiwan Government: 115 days off in 2020, including 7 days for the Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese will have 115 days off next year, including seven consecutive days for the Lunar New Year, and four days each for the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival, an...

Asian stocks mixed after new Wall Street high

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street hit a new high and Chinese factory activity grew in April but below the previous month's pace. Benchmarks in H...

Turkey: 22 IS suspects detained in security sweep

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says police in the capital, Ankara, have detained 22 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group. Anadolu Agency said th...

At least 7 days off for Lunar New Year beginning in 2020: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Beginning next year, each Lunar New Year holiday period will last at least seven days, with one within the next decade even lasting 10 days, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Fr...

Hand-carved mahjong tiles are a dying craft in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — In an era of mass-produced tiles for the popular table-top game mahjong, one artisan in Hong Kong still makes them by hand. The 65-year-old Cheung Shun-king believes...

Ex-State Department worker pleads guilty in China spy case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who held a top-secret clearance pleaded guilty Wednesday to misleading investigators about her contacts with Chinese intelligence agents. ...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Voters in Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy, voted in presidential and legislative elections. The key race pitted incumbent President Joko Widodo against nationalist former general Prabow...

Myanmar leader pardons 9,500 prisoners but not 2 reporters

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — More than 9,500 prisoners are being released in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they don't include two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters. The ...

Hard-hitting DPP video supports Uyghurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) launched a five-minute video on its Facebook page Friday (April 5) featuring prominent Uyghur activists and revealing the brutality ...

Australian council kowtowed to China, banned media company critical of CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A joint media investigation has found an Australian council last year banned a local Chinese-language newspaper from sponsoring a Lunar New Year event due to its criticism...