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Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

Nov 9, 2017

From red carpets to elaborate dinners, Asian leaders are working overtime to woo President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.

The Latest: Trump vows to change 'one-side and unfair' trade

Nov 9, 2017

President Donald Trump is vowing to change "one-sided and unfair" trade relations with China but says he doesn't blame China for taking advantage of the U.S. in the past

Video of US first lady, teens and K-pop star goes viral

Nov 7, 2017

A video of first lady Melania Trump smiling at South Korean girls who had burst into screaming when they saw a member of K-pop boy band has been shared widely on social media

Taiwan concert clash reveals divisions over China's outreach

Oct 2, 2017

Police are looking for a final suspect involved in clashes at a Chinese-organized concert in Taipei between Taiwanese pro-independence protesters and Beijing supporters that revealed divisions over China's influence on the self-ruled island

Rapper Macklemore wades into Australia's gay marriage debate

Sep 28, 2017

U.S. rapper Macklemore is wading into Australia's gay marriage debate by vowing to sing his marriage equality anthem "Same Love" during a weekend rugby final

Ou-yang Nana swings from Jackie Chan role to Disney album

Aug 8, 2017

Ou-yang Nana may be the new 'it girl,' with a starring role in the next Jackie Chan movie, but she's returning to her roots and first love: cello

Blind Aboriginal musician dies in Australia aged 46

Jul 26, 2017

A blind Aboriginal musician renowned for singing in his native Yolngu language with a heart-rending voice and a unique guitar-playing style has died in Australia. He was 46

UK's Boris Johnson tours Sydney Opera House before meetings

Jul 26, 2017

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has toured the Sydney Opera House ahead of high-level bilateral security talks with Australian officials

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

May 17, 2017

A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system opposed by Beijing

From teenager to warlord in 'Farewell My Concubine'

May 16, 2017

As a teenager, Zhao Hailong had a small role in the award-winning film "Farewell My Concubine," the story of the life-long friendship between two men who met as apprentices in the famous Peking opera

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