North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics

(CNN)[Breaking news update 7:10 a.m.] [Previous story, published 6:37 a.m.] Delegations from North Korea and South Korea are meeting Saturday with Olympic officials to decide on the participation of North Korean athletes at the Winter […]

North, South Korea to march together under one flag at Winter Olympics

Seoul (CNN)North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South said Wednesday, in a diplomatic breakthrough following days of talks between the two countries. […]

North and South Korea meet again to discuss Winter Olympics

(CNN)North and South Korea are discussing fielding a joint ice hockey team in next month’s Winter Olympics, a potential first for the two countries, which have never competed under one flag at the Games. Baik’s […]

North Korean state media hail talks with South as path to reunification

(CNN)A North Korean state newspaper is celebrating the country’s leader over the resumption of face-to-face talks with the South, saying Kim Jong Un’s policy to improve relations were “brilliant” for “national reunification.” In talks Tuesday, […]

North Korea calls hotline to South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough

Seoul (CNN)North Korea and South Korea established contact on a hotline that’s been dormant for almost two years Wednesday, a major diplomatic breakthrough following a year of escalating hostility and a move that could pave […]

South Korean president welcomes North Korean Olympic participation

Seoul (CNN)South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomed Kim Jong Un’s apparent willingness to enter into dialogue and called for swift measures to help North Korea participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics during a Cabinet […]

20-pound US helicopter window falls off mid-flight, injuring child in Okinawa

Tokyo (CNN)The window of a US Marine Corps helicopter fell off mid-flight onto a school playing field, slightly injuring a child on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The incident is likely to fuel outrage among […]

Diehard Fans Turn Virtual Teen Singer into Japanese Mega-Star

She wears extremely short skirts, sports blue pigtails to her knees and has the boundless energy of a playful puppy. During her 10-year career, she’s released more than 100,000 songs in a variety of languages and […]

Asia Now Has More Billionaires Than the U.S.

The world’s wealthiest individuals are on a roll with billionaires in Asia leading the pack. Billionaire wealth increased 17 percent to $6 trillion in 2016, after a decline the previous year, Yusaku Maezawa, was the […]

Why Photography Cant Get Woke

When Nikon Corp. hired 32 photographers to travel around Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, taking pictures to promote its new $3,300 D850 camera this fall, the Japanese camera company made sure to tweeted conflict-zone photographer […]