MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III is defending his decision not to appoint actress Nora Aunor as a national artist because it would send the message that illegal drugs are acceptable.
Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin and Malaysia’s Penny Tai have been crowned best Mandarin singers at the Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan’s equivalent of the Grammys.
SAO PAULO (AP) — With South Korea’s 1-0 loss to Belgium, the last Asian team in contention has bowed out of the World Cup — leaving the continent without a single second-round representative.
BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing property developer says it has resolved a dispute with Paramount Pictures over the new “Transformers” movie, just days after it demanded edits to remove any reference to the property.
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Wed, Sep 03, 2014 10:52AM UTC
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Wed, Sep 03, 2014 9:46AM UTC
Report: Water shortages threaten China’s fracking plans
Wed, Sep 03, 2014 9:21AM UTC
Thai junta forces human rights group to cancel release of report
Tue, Sep 02, 2014 6:01PM UTC
Modi promises red carpet for Japanese firms in India
Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:24PM UTC
Philippine House rejects Aquino impeachment
Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:20PM UTC