TOKYO (AFP) - An aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned home from a trip to North Korea on Saturday but declined to shed any light on the reason for his mysterious visit.
TOKYO (AFP) - A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the northern coast of Japan's main Honshu island on Saturday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
BEIJING (AFP) - Three Foxconn workers have committed suicide at a factory in China in the past three weeks, state media and a labour rights group said on Saturday.
HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese authorities say rainstorms that battered southern China this week have killed 55 people and left 14 others missing.