Recreation And Leisure

With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US

Feb 9, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has presided over an extravagant military parade in Pyongyang just a day before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opens in South Korea

US pitches arms sales at Asia's biggest air show

Feb 7, 2018

U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales sees keen interest in American weaponry in Asia

Boeing announces over $900 million in orders at Singapore

Feb 6, 2018

Boeing has announced more than $900 million in orders at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond

Senior US diplomat pitches arms sales in China's backyard

Feb 5, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat overseeing arms sales said she would be promoting American weaponry at the largest air show in Asia, where China's military footprint and political influence are surging

AP PHOTOS: Lion dance in Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year

Feb 4, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Performers from Southeast Asia take part in an international lion dance competition in Singapore ahead of the Lunar New Year

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment

Sizzling Switch sales boost Nintendo 9 month profit 31 pct

Jan 31, 2018

Japanese video-game maker Nintendo says its net profit jumped 31 percent in April-September, helped by the popularity of its Switch hybrid game machine

Japan displays documents to defend claims to disputed isles

Jan 25, 2018

The Japanese government has opened a museum displaying maps and photos to defend its territorial claims against neighbors South Korea and China

Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

Jan 19, 2018

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of what is most likely melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for its cleanup

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

Jan 17, 2018

Myanmar police open fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people