70% of Americans have high-speed Internet, according to study

WASHINGTON, August 26, 2013 - The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still...

Asian American abandoned in US jail for five days wins $4.1 million

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2013 - An Asian American man forgotten for five days in a US jail without food or water has won...

Japan fears losing diplomatic buffet battle to China

TOKYO, June 17, 2013 - Belt-tightening in Japan's diplomatic service is cutting the quality of canapes on offer abroad, the foreign ministry has said,...

Food Stamp Benefit Distribution Date Changes Coming in September

Client’s Food Stamp Benefits Will Now Be Distributed Over a 19-Day Cycle SNAP (Food Stamp) recipients will soon experience a change in the timing of their monthly...

Everest Sherpas swap danger for luxury watchmaking

KATHMANDU, June 1, 2012 (AFP) - In a modern, airy workshop located in a fashionable Kathmandu shopping hub frequented by Nepal's rich and famous,...

South Korean firms tapped for compensation over Japan’s rule

Seoul, June 3, 2012 (AFP) - The world's third-largest steelmaker Posco will donate millions of dollars to support South Koreans forced to work in...

Bhutan takes a dose of Gross Literary Happiness

Thimpu, May 24, 2012 (AFP) - South Asia's love of literature festivals has spread to the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which features in...

Opinion: Don’t Roadblock Small and Minority Firms From State Transportation Work

The Georgia Legislature took decisive action in 2010 on one of our most pressing issues – transportation infrastructure – by passing HB 277, the...

Laos probes sale of babies to foreigners

HANOI, February 6, 2012 (AFP) - Laos is investigating a retired justice ministry official for allegedly selling adopted babies to Americans, Canadians and Australians...

Myanmar moves towards ending media censorship

YANGON, February 8, 2012 (AFP) - Myanmar is poised to adopt a new media law that could sweep away half a century of heavy-handed...