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Jun 26, 2018
UK Sikh soccer fan racially targetted for supporting British team during World CupA Sikh football fan has been targeted in a vile and racist letter due to his "skin colour" after he put up British flags on his shop window, according to media reports.
May 14, 2018
Japan Airlines to launch low-cost carrier ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, to focus on Asian air hubsJapan's formerly state-owned flag carrier will focus on middle-distance flights between Narita International Airport and other Asian air hubs as well as connections to Europe and the Americas,
Dec 07, 2016
Automated passport system rejects application of Asian descent in New Zealand; asks him to open eyesA New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.
Nov 09, 2016
Trump presidency to create high anxiety among Asian allies | ReutersBy Linda Sieg and Ju-min Park | TOKYO/SEOUL TOKYO/SEOUL Republican Donald Trump's victory in the U.S.
Sep 01, 2016
Honda working on an all-new seven-seater SUVHonda will unveil the new seven-seater SUV at the sixth Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS)
Jul 01, 2016
Diversity efforts by Google show scant progressAlphabet's Google on Thursday released data on its two-year-old initiative to create a more diverse U.S. workforce, saying it had more black, Latino and female employees but still lagged its goal of mirroring the population.
Dec 09, 2015
Iranian president raps Trump's proposed Muslim ban as pretext - state TV | ReutersANKARA The president of Shi'ite Muslim Iran criticised U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Wednesday for urging a ban on Muslims entering the United States "on the pretext of countering terrorism", suggesting the call was hypocritical.
Jan 18, 2015
Huge crowds converge for pope Mass in Manila parkMANILA (Reuters) - Huge crowds converged on a Manila park on Sunday to see Pope Francis wrap up his Asian trip with an outdoor Mass expected to draw one of the largest crowds in Philippine history. Organisers say as many as six million people may attend the afternoon service at Manila's Rizal Park, more than the some five million who flocked to a Mass by Pope John Paul 20 years ago in Asia's largest Catholic country. Faithful began arriving at the sprawling park on Saturday night to get good places and police expect the crowd to flow over into surrounding areas
Dec 19, 2014
Thailand a narcotics hub, said to have worst drug situation among Asian countriesThai Justice Minister Paiboon Khumchaya has said that the country has the worst drug situation among all ASEAN members.
Dec 17, 2014
US Senate confirms Indian-American Amit Mehta as federal judgeIndian-American Amit Priyavadan Mehta has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in the District of Columbia, becoming the first Asian Pacific American to occupy this important position.