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China finally wins a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences

BEIJING (AP) — For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences. A little-known researcher who helped isolate an anti-malaria medicine inspired by an ancient...

Japan lines up translator robots for tourists

Japan is set to take its love affair with robots to the next level next year by offering small devices that can bridge the language barrier between tourists and locals.

Hong Kong ex-leader Donald Tsang charged in corruption probe

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s anti-corruption watchdog says it has charged the former leader of the southern Chinese financial hub with misconduct, in one of the city’s biggest-ever graft...