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South Korea's president seeks talks with North's Kim Jong Un

Jul 7, 2017

South Korea's president reiterated he's willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un even as he condemned as reckless the North's first ICBM test-launch this week

The Latest: S. Korean president seeks talks with Kim Jong Un

Jul 7, 2017

South Korea's president seeks talks with North Korea's Kim Jong Un amid standoff over North Korea's ICBM launch

China Jan. bird flu deaths hit 79, most since at least 2013

Feb 16, 2017

China's national health authority says an outbreak of bird flu killed 79 people around the country in January, the highest monthly death toll from the H7N9 strain in at least three years

Clip of Trump's granddaughter singing spreads on Chinese web

Feb 3, 2017

A brief video clip of Donald Trump's granddaughter singing in Chinese is circulating to strong approval on the internet in China, even while some criticized the U.S. president's failure to send greetings to the Chinese people over the Lunar New Year

Molten iron creates bursts of light at Chinese New Year show

Jan 30, 2017

Inside a dark amphitheater near China's Great Wall, four performers carry long, wooden spoons filled with molten iron. Each throws the iron against a giant wall, creating a burst of light.

China marks Lunar New Year with prayers, incense, fireworks

Jan 28, 2017

Chinese are lighting incense sticks and praying at temples to wish for an auspicious start to the Lunar New Year

Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins with drums and dumplings

Jan 27, 2017

Villages and cities across China are preparing this weekend to celebrate Lunar New Year, though few feasts are as elaborate as the one in Liuminying, a hamlet in Beijing's suburbs

Chinese head home in world's biggest annual human migration

Jan 13, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese travelers are packing airports, train and bus stations as they begin making their way home for Lunar New Year celebrations

25 dead, 1 million affected by floods in southern Thailand

Jan 10, 2017

At least 25 people have died in severe flooding in southern Thailand since New Year's Day, leaving businesses paralyzed and thousands of tourists stranded, the government said Tuesday

Flooding disrupts transit, spoils holidays in south Thailand

Jan 5, 2017

Flooding in southern Thailand has killed at least five people, disrupted transportation and spoiled tourists' holidays at one of the country's most popular resort islands