North Korea has reaffirmed its commitment to ultimately reunite with South Korea, but not before rejecting any involvement by the U.S. and any other foreign powers on their shared East Asian peninsula....
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say rescuers have recovered the bodies of two crew members of an Iranian oil tanker that's been burning after it collided with a freighter last week in the East China Sea. State broadcaster CCTV says the bodies were found on the lifeboat deck of the Sanchi on Saturday morning. Show More Summary
The question comes from George Amis: I wonder– are first names gendered in Mandarin? That is, is it possible to tell that Tse-tung or Wai-wai are masculine names? Given the extraordinary proliferation of Chinese first names, I rather doubt it. And what is the case with Japanese first names? Here, I suspect that the names […]
Meet Jiep Jiep A promising new pan-East-Asian restaurant is on its way to Jean-Talon West from a caterer and cook with skills spanning Chinese, Korean, and Japanese cuisines. It’s called Jiep Jiep, and Shammy Chan is the woman behind...Show More Summary
Russia quietly doubled its crude oil export capacity to China in the new year when it launched a new pipeline, cementing its position as the number one supplier of crude to its Asian neighbor. The extension of the East Siberia-Pacific...Show More Summary
The US and Russia have insisted they will not accept North Korea as a “nuclear state”, amid a series of missile tests by the East Asian nation and increased rhetoric from both Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...Show More Summary
Gua sha is a technique used in traditional East Asian medicine that is often used to treat muscle pain and tension. We look at the benefits and risks.
Tokyo (AFP) – Beanpole striker Kim Shin-Wook fired a quick-fire double as South Korea thrashed fierce rivals Japan 4-1 to capture a fourth East Asian championship title in Tokyo on Saturday. Japan football chief Kozo Tashima ripped into the home side after an embarrassing defeat. Show More Summary
South Korea beat Japan 4-1 on Saturday to win the East Asian Championship after Kim Shin-wook scored two goals.
Western North Pacific anomalous anticyclone (WNPAC, or referred to as Philippine Sea anomalous anticyclone) is the most important anomalous circulation pattern connecting El Nin?o and East Asian-western North Pacific monsoon. WNPAC begins...Show More Summary
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Western North Pacific anomalous anticyclone (WNPAC, or referred to as Philippine Sea anomalous anticyclone) is the most important anomalous circulation pattern connecting El Nin?o and East Asian-western North Pacific monsoon. Show More Summary
South Korea got the better of North Korea on the soccer field in a 1-0 victory at the East Asian Championship
Are there genetic vulnerabilities for depression across cultures? Genetic vulnerability differs substantially from country to country. East Asian contexts, for example, show a high prevalence of genes associated with depression. Yet, despite these vulnerabilities, they develop fewer cases of the disorder. Show More Summary
Tokyo (AFP) – North Korea will not be entitled to any prize money at this month’s East Asian football championships due to economic sanctions imposed on Pyongyang, tournament organisers have said. Visiting North Korea kick off the men’s...Show More Summary
The East Asian Championship featuring Japan, China and the two Koreas comes at a time of serious tensions in the region, but there is unlikely to be much in the way of soccer diplomacy when the tournament kicks off on Saturday in Tokyo
Tokyo (AFP) – Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic said Wednesday he would rely on local-based players at next month’s East Asian championships, where the hosts clash with North Korea in a politically charged opener. Halilhodzic, who has one...Show More Summary
The 20th Anniversary of Asian Art in London launched with 400 people at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour (DCCH) ?East Meets West? selling exhibition. The following evening at Sotheby?s Institute and titled, ?Modern & Contemporary Asian Art: can London become a global hub?. Show More Summary
Piguet Auction House presents a world premiere in East Asian astronomy revealing one of the oldest known clock driven celestial spheres in the world. This unique and so far unseen instrument will be placed on public display for the first...Show More Summary
With all the terrible, horrible stuff that's been going on around the world — like record-breaking storms, constant political unrest, and escalating nuclear tensions between one secretive East Asian country and an orange toddler on Twitter — having a massive space rock slam into the Earth and end it all almost seems like a dream come true. Show More Summary
Al Hilal captain Osama Hawsawi is heartened by World Cup qualifying results to believe his side can break east Asia's dominance in the Asian Champions League final