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  • In China, anti-Japan protests over disputed islands get some zing

     
    BEIJING -- Burn your Honda, and steal as much Japanese pornography online as possible. Since Japan’s government announced plans Monday to buy and “nationalize” several unpopulated islands near Okinawa that are also claimed by China,...
  • China sends patrol ships to islands at center of Japan dispute

     
    China said it has sent surveillance ships to waters near three islands at the center of a dispute with Japan, one day after Tokyo announced plans to purchase the uninhabited territories....
  • Taiwan unnerved by arrests over alleged spying for China

     
    Taiwan has arrested three retired military officers on suspicion of spying for China, allegations that have unsettled lawmakers fearful that state secrets could be leaked to Beijing. The accused include the former chief of political warfare at the...
  • Alleged Pakistani militant leader offers to help storm-stricken U.S.

     
    Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, a Pakistani hard-line cleric with a $10-million bounty placed on him by the U.S. because of his alleged links to militancy, says he wants to help Americans on the East Coast broadsided by Hurricane Sandy....
  • Alleged 'maternity house' for Chinese woman may be shut down

     
    Chino Hills is moving to shut down a residence allegedly housing women from China who want to give birth to U.S.-citizen children. On Saturday, a group called Not in Chino Hills staged a street corner protest against the site. "They......
  • Alleged birth center for Chinese women may close [Google+ hangout]

     
    Times reporter Cindy Chang will join City Editor Shelby Grad at 2:30 p.m. for a Google+ hangout about a Chino Hills residence allegedly housing women from China who want to give birth to U.S.-citizen children. The home is on the......
  • City Beat: Nonstop weddings on 12-12-12 at the county clerk's office

     
    The Los Angeles County clerk's office in Norwalk is a busy place. But Wednesday was busier than usual, especially for the volunteers who perform civil marriage ceremonies. Seventy 12-12-12 wedding ceremonies were scheduled in the office's chapels. Susan...
  • While 'Obamacare' under fire, universal care catches on globally

     
    While the Obama Administration is under stiff scrutiny for overhauling healthcare and requiring citizens to have insurance in the United States, the idea of universal health care is taking off elsewhere around the globe, according to a new report from the...
  • 'Warriors of the Rainbow' star: From minister to leading man

     
    Lin Ching-Tai is a 52-year-old Presbyterian minister in Taiwan. But for the epic action film “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” he traded his vestments for tattoos and a fake scar, transforming into the legendary aboriginal chief Mouna...
  • Taiwan photographer records shelter dogs' last moments [Photos]

     
    In Taiwan, one man is giving animals destined to be put to death a last moment of dignity -- through the lens of a camera. Photographer Tou Chih-kang, known professionally as Tou Yun-fei, has taken pictures of hundreds of dogs in their last moments at the...
  • Barbie Cafe opens in Taiwan, covered in pink

    Barbie Cafe opens in Taiwan, covered in pink
    Need more pink in your life? The new Barbie Cafe in Taiwan has more than enough to spare. The eatery is exactly what its name implies -- a temple to the 54-year-old doll, erected in Taipei’s Da’an shopping district and doused in fuchsia,...