The race to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicked off informally on Saturday, with several contenders announcing their plans to stand, a day after Japan’s longest-serving leader announced his resignation.
Chinese consumers could boycott Apple if the United States bans WeChat, China’s foreign ministry spokesman warned Friday, as the clock ticks down on a US order to block the popular social app.
Typhoon Bavi toppled trees in the streets of North Korea’s capital though state media reported Friday that leader Kim Jong Un said the country was “fortunate” and had suffered only limited damage.
Nearly 5,800 people suspected of killing health workers, selling defective medical equipment, and lying about their travel history have been arrested in China for epidemic-related crimes since January, the state prosecutor’s office said.
Nearly 200 coronavirus survivors from a secretive South Korean sect blamed for the country’s early outbreak donated blood plasma Friday to help treatment research, as the group seeks to redeem itself.
A pair of Japanese honeymooners stranded in Cape Verde by the coronavirus pandemic have been named unlikely ambassadors for the tropical paradise’s Olympic team at next year’s Tokyo Games.
Shinzo Abe has smashed records as Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, championing ambitious economic reform while weathering scandals. But he has once again been undone by his health.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world’s third-largest economy.
When Japan’s Shinzo Abe took office in 2012, he vowed to reinvigorate the country’s economy with a policy that came to be dubbed “Abenomics.” But what has the program achieved?
Taiwan will ease restrictions on US beef and pork imports, President Tsai Ing-wen announced Friday, in an effort to help pave the way for a bilateral trade pact.