NEW YORK (Reuters) — Director Martin Scorsese brought his religious film “Silence” back to Taiwan on Thursday, thanking it for providing the filming location for his decades long project.
TOKYO (Reuters) — Japanese companies believe that neither U.S. President Donald Trump nor Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe want to see the yen weaken significantly, a Reuters poll showed, a development they worry could spark an unwelcome political backlash.
TOKYO (Reuters) — The dollar slipped broadly on Monday after President Donald Trump struck a protectionist tone in his inauguration speech, offsetting optimism that he will follow through on promises of tax cuts and other stimulus.
TOKYO (Reuters) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in parliament hours before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office, said on Friday he wanted to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance.
BEIJING (Reuters) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will head a new commission overseeing joint military and civilian development, state media said, as the country continues with an ambitious military modernization program.
BEIJING (Reuters) — China expects a smoggy Lunar New Year in Beijing and its northern industrial heartland just two weeks after it was blanketed in toxic smog which caused traffic chaos, flight disruptions and port closures.
SEOUL (Reuters) — Acting South Korean President Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile defense system can not be delayed in the face of a growing North Korean nuclear missile threat and despite Chinese hostility to the move.
MANILA (Reuters) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stood by his police chief after calls for him to resign over the alleged killing of a South Korean businessman by police officers at the national police headquarters.
KOROR (Pacific Note/Pacnews) — Newly sworn-in Palau President Tommy Remengesau, entering his fourth term, announced his aim to work toward maintaining a “caring government” and prioritize initiatives that will develop two of the “greatest assets” of the country, its people and the environment.