South Korean ex-justice minister summoned in financial probe

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors have summoned the country’s former justice minister as they expand an investigation into corruption allegations surrounding his family that sparked h...

Olympic champ Sun Yang faces public hearing in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars will undergo a rare public hearing in a doping case on Friday with his 2020 Tokyo Games place at stake. Three-time gold medalist sw...

Esper: US could alter military drills to boost NKorea talks

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he is open to altering American military activities in South Korea if it would help advance a diplomatic deal with North Korea....

North Korea issues warning over US-South Korea drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's supreme decision-making body has lashed out at planned U.S.-South Korean military drills and warned that the United States will face a "bigger threat and harsh ...

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UPS adds Taiwan to new delivery system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States parcel delivery company UPS has added Taiwan and nine other Asian countries to a new online market distribution system, reports said Wednesday (November 13)....

Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...

South Korean court begins trial over Japan's sexual slavery

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Seoul court has begun hearing a long-awaited civil case filed against the Japanese government by South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military...

Pentagon chief tries to keep Asia in focus with second trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely four months into his tenure, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making his second trek across the Pacific. And yet it is the Middle East - most recently a near-war with Iran and ...

Son reports for World Cup duty for South Korea in fine form

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It has been a roller-coaster month so far for Son Heung-min but the Tottenham Hotspur forward reports for World Cup qualification duty against Lebanon in good form as South K...

US beats Japan 4-3 in Olympic baseball qualifying in Tokyo

Tampa Bay prospect Jake Cronenworth put the U.S. ahead to stay in the first inning, Angels draft pick Jo Adell homered and the Americans beat Japan 4-3 Tuesday night at the Tokyo Dome for their first ...

Taiwan crushes S. Korea in Premier12, keeps Olympic hopes alive

Taiwan's national baseball team crushed defending champion South Korea 7-0 on Tuesday, securing a crucial victory in the Premier12 championship in Japan that keeps alive the nation's hopes of ...

Japan, US say 3-way ties with S. Korea are key to security

TOKYO (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, has agreed with Japanese officials that three-way cooperation with South Korea is key to regional security and that an in...

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