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23 May 2013 : Speculation mounted over a top North Korean military official's visit to China Thursday, as few details of his meetings were made available.
23 May 2013 : Three Chinese government ships sailed in waters around disputed islands controlled by Tokyo for about nine hours on Thursday, Japan's coastguard said.
17 Apr 2013 : A former Chinese national youth team basketball player branded as "scum" after she emerged playing in a Japanese league with Japanese citizenship has sparked heated debate over patriotism in sport in China.
17 Apr 2013 : China's Internet users on Wednesday mourned a female Chinese national killed in the Boston marathon bombing, with thousands of tribute messages posted online.
17 Apr 2013 : China's Guan Tianlang astonished the world when he made the Masters cut at the age of 14, but his record as the European Tour's youngest ever player is set to be ripped up by a boy aged only 12.
17 Apr 2013 : Taiwan staged its biggest live-fire drill since 2008 Wednesday, in an operation involving more than 7000 troops that simulated a Chinese attack as its leader warned of Beijing's arms build-up.
17 Apr 2013 : India's most elaborate theme park opens this week with special-effect Hindu gods and Bollywood-themed rides, aiming to tap a thirst for family entertainment among the country's rising middle-class.
17 Apr 2013 : New Zealand became the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalise gay marriage Wednesday after a historic parliamentary vote.
17 Apr 2013 : North Korea barred a delivery of supplies to South Koreans in the closed Kaesong industrial zone Wednesday, as the South's president said it was time to stop rewarding Pyongyang's provocations.
17 Apr 2013 : Mining giant BHP Billiton affirmed full-year guidance for its major products Wednesday, reporting a "robust" quarter of output despite weather issues at its premier Australian businesses.
17 Apr 2013 : Japan's Ai Miyazato is back to defend her crown at the LPGA Tour's LOTTE Championship after beating Azahara Munoz and Meena Lee by four strokes to claim the inaugural title in 2012.
17 Apr 2013 : Thousands of Pakistanis have been affected by a huge earthquake in Iran that damaged hundreds of homes and killed at least 41 people, sparking a military rescue effort in the remote region.