Record crowd projected for this year’s Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

The 24th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is scheduled to paddle off its first race on Saturday at 7:30 am at Olympic Kayak...

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions

Seoul, August 16, 2019 - Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a...

Disparities in access to best stroke treatment

Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and...

Lung cancer: Researchers identify two distinct modes of propagation

New York, Aug 13, 2019 — Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in the US have identified two distinct pathways for the development of lung...

Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest

Kyoto, Aug 14, 2019 — A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will...

Defendant convicted in string of horrific armed robberies of Asian-run businesses

Atlanta, August 12, 2019 -- A federal jury has convicted Dravion Sanchez Ware for conducting a string of armed robberies targeting Asian owned-and-operated businesses...

New U.S. rule could disqualify half of visa applicants

Washington DC, August 12, 2019 - President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled a new rule on Monday that could deny permanent residency to hundreds of...

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt as China likens protests to terrorism

Hong Kong, August 12, 2019 - Hong Kong’s airport canceled all flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruptions, while China said the anti-government...

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row

Beijing/Hong Kong, August 12, 2019 - Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products...

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies

Washington DC, August 8, 2019 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to...