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Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

21 September 2018 – Pricier and bigger new iPhone models made their market debut in Japan today, with the country’s three leading mobile carriers starting sales of the XS...

Hong Kong woman loses HK$180m in online romance scam

Hong Kong woman loses HK$180m in online romance scam

07 September 2018 – A 66-year-old businesswoman lost over HK$100 million to a boyfriend she had never met in what police described as the biggest case of online romance...

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

03 September 2018 – Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sexual relations were caned earlier today in a rare public whipping that was slammed...

Tokyo welcomes 30th International Film Festival

Tokyo Welcomes International Film Festival

26 October 2017 – The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival opened last night, with award-winning U.S. actor and filmmaker Tommy Lee Jones among a host of celebrities taking a stroll...

Taiwan first in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage

Taiwan First In Asia To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

25 May 2017 – In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last night, punctuating a years-long campaign by advocates for gay rights in...

Japanese population projected to shrink 30% by 2065

Japan's Population Projected To Shrink 30 By 2065

10 April 2017 – Japan’s population is expected to shrink by roughly 30 percent from the level in 2015 to 88.08 million by 2065, with a continuing increase in the...

Myanmar tourism rise to bring over 7m visitors a year

Myanmar tourism rise to bring over 7m visitors a year

02 August 2016 – Myanmar is hoping to lure 7.5 million tourists a year by 2019, an official said, as the former military -ruled nation emerges as one of Southeast...