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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.
28 Mar 2013 : Japanese football chiefs have lodged a formal complaint with FIFA because they say their players were targeted by lasers during the 2-1 loss at Jordan.
28 Mar 2013 : A Malaysian court has upheld the death sentence given to a Japanese woman for attempting to smuggle drugs into the country.
28 Mar 2013 : The director of China's biggest box-office hit says "Lost in Thailand" succeeded by showing a rarely seen subject: modern Chinese life.
28 Mar 2013 : Indonesia is the biggest market Hyundai is forgoing, an increasingly risky decision as growth in United States auto sales slows and competition intensifies in China. Demand in Indonesia, with twice Japan's 127 million population, is projected to expand faster than in China over the next seven years as a booming economy generates new car buyers.
28 Mar 2013 : After embracing the Internet age and filing breaking news on Twitter and Facebook, Myanmar's long-muzzled reporters are gearing up for another revolution -- daily newspapers.
28 Mar 2013 : Visitors to Google Maps can now roam virtually through the overgrown streets of an abandoned town where time has stood still since a tsunami crippled Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant two years ago.
28 Mar 2013 : The Afghan government on Thursday accused Pakistan of wrecking efforts to end the Taliban's bloody 11-year insurgency, in the latest sign of worsening cross-border relations.
28 Mar 2013 : Five Vietnamese men were fatally shot in a forest on the border with Laos while collecting valuable fragrant wood, Vietnamese authorities said Thursday.
28 Mar 2013 : More than half of Indonesia's population live in areas at risk of landslides, an official said Thursday, with traditional farming methods blamed for the widespread vulnerability.
28 Mar 2013 : A few places in China give parents a rare right to have two offspring rather than one, but many stop at a single child anyway -- fuelling demands to end what critics call an unnecessary, harmful rule.