November 16, 2013 The latest film from Oscar-winning Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki tells the story the engineer who designed the Mitsubishi Zero, the fighter plane used in attacks on Pearl Harbor. The Wind Rises is drawing sharp criticism from around Asia, where the wounds of World War II have yet to heal.
October 1, 2013 The pair of rare lions were put on public display Tuesday for the first time by South Korea's Everland zoo.
September 21, 2013 A chance for families in South and North Korea to meet long-lost relatives has been put off, as North Korea canceled reunions that were to take place in the coming week. A South Korean official called the decision "inhumane" Saturday.
September 18, 2013 The debate can be heard across borders. Foreign workers are now finding jobs in highly homogeneous countries such as South Korea. But in other rapidly aging countries such as Japan, policymakers are wary of allowing immigrant labor.
September 17, 2013 One word: oversupply. Too many ships were built before the 2008 global economic crisis. This drove down shipping rates, forcing the industry to scale back. The effects are still being felt. This week, a Finnish shipbuilder said it would close a yard that employed 700 workers.
September 16, 2013 While thousands of North Koreans have made their way to the South, the number of incidents that go in the other direction are exceedingly rare.
August 23, 2013 The emotional meetings by family members separated by six decades of mutual suspicion between the two countries were suspended in 2010.
August 7, 2013 In South Korea, a new type of charging road — power, not tolls — allows electric vehicles to be recharged whether they're parked or on the move. A city flipped the switch on a road this week to power commuter buses on an inner city route.