The Latest: Japan, China, South Korea leaders to share info

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 244,500 people and killed more than 10,000. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe sympto...

Japan's relationship with Taiwan should not be undermined by ties to China: Japanese representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Representative to Taiwan Hiroyasu Izumi said during a recent interview that the relationship between Japan and Taiwan shall not be compromised by its ties to Chin...

The Latest: Japan, China call off visit by Chinese president

BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local): 4 p.m. China says a visit by its president, Xi Jinping, to Japan has been called off because both...

Bay Hill has strongest field since death of Arnold Palmer

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — So much for the notion the Arnold Palmer Invitational wouldn't be as attractive when its namesake was no longer around. Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Adam Scott a...

Japanese store denies Chinese customers entry in fear of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A toy store in the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa has decided to deny entry to all Chinese customers, citing fear of the Wuhan coronavirus on a notice posted on the store...

Japanese petition against China's unification of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered on the streets of Tokyo Sunday (Jan. 19) to urge support for a petition against Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping's (...

Chinese soccer missing targets on its 2020 Action Plan.

Barely weeks into the near year, Chinese soccer’s “2020 Action Plan” is in tatters after another international tournament failure that ended with players leaving the field in tears after losing all th...

Japanese PM meets with China's Xi in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) Monday (Dec. 23) in Beijing to discuss situations in Hong Kong and Xinjiang befor...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 24 The New York Times on Christmas as Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral ...

China, South Korea, Japan meet over trade, regional disputes

BEIJING (AP) — The leaders of China, Japan and South Korea are holding a trilateral summit in China this week amid feuds over trade, military maneuverings and historical animosities. Most striking has...

Silver medalist to lead new Danish team in SailGP league

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Jonas Hogh-Christensen will lead a new Danish team in the SailGP global league. Denmark SailGP Team, announced Wednesday, joins the six natio...

Anti-doping lab in Thailand shut down, leaving gap in system

MONTREAL (AP) — The only authorized anti-doping laboratory in southeast Asia has been forced to suspend operations, leaving a gap in coverage for much of the region. The World Anti-D...

US sells business engagement with Asia as trade war drags on

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and a raft of other American officials are showcasing the commitment of U.S. businesses to Asia with a gathering on the sidelines of a r...

Golf Glance

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PGA TOURS WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS-HSBC CHAMPIONS Site: Shanghai. Course: Sheshan International GC. Yardage: 7,264. Pa...

Competitors swallow transmitters to study heat effects

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The stopwatch is only one way to measure the gains athletes are making at the world championships this year. About 200 runners volunteered to swallow red-and-white...