Japan and India are moving to share satellite data and surveillance technologies, acknowledging the strategic importance of monitoring outer space and the world's oceans.
Japan-India Space Dialogue to include surveillance sharing
Telecoms giant and technology investor SoftBank Group aims to raise over $23 billion by listing its Japanese mobile unit next week in one of the biggest tech IPOs in years.
‌SoftBank aims to raise $23b on Japan mobile unit IPO
Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared an “overwhelming victory” in his fight against graft within the ruling Chinese Communist Party, while still vowing that the campaign to weed out deep-seated corruption will continue, state media reported.
China’s Xi declares an ‘overwhelming victory’ over graft
Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Inc., commonly known as Face++, is targeting to raise $500 million in a new funding round that pegs the current valuation of the firm at $3.5 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Sources: China's AI startup Megvii raising $500m at $3.5b valuation
Scientists are getting closer to understanding the tsunami that struck Palu in Indonesia in September.
'Surprise' Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor
Some 65.8 percent of voters were against the Diet’s – Japan's bicameral legislature – passage earlier in the month of a bill to accept more foreign blue-collar workers into Japan from April, a Kyodo News poll showed Sunday.
Kyodo News poll: 65% in Japan against passage of foreign workers’ bill
There are various ways to help people out of poverty, but Bai Wenjun, a poverty relief cadre, has created a way of his own, shooting short films.
Short films aid rural poverty alleviation across China
Turkey has been helping Afghan migrants returning back to their country acquire a job or have their own business, as part of a project initiated by the Turkish Red Crescent (‘Kızılay’ in Turkish).
Turkish Red Crescent helping Afghan migrants returning back to home country
The southern city of Shenzhen is the symbol of the transformative reforms launched by China 40 years ago: Former fishing villages that morphed into a global manufacturing hub.
Shenzhen, China's reform pioneer, leads tech revolution
Sri Lanka’s embattled Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, only a month-and-a-half after taking office and giving the country’s president political space to prevent an imminent government shutdown.
Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns amid government shut down fears

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