AP - ap.online.regional.asia http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.asia News Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:10:11 -0400 4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:58:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS-Australia-Theme-Park-Accident/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Australia-Theme-Park-Accident c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-678f SYDNEY (AP) — Four people including a young mother and her brother were killed Tuesday after a river rapids ride malfunctioned at a popular theme park on Australia's east coast, officials said. Pakistani cadets ran, jumped from windows to flee militants Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:59:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/24/AS--Pakistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Pakistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6c19 QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Survivors of an overnight attack that killed 61 people at a Pakistani police academy described chaotic scenes of gunfire and explosions, with militants shooting anyone they saw and cadets running for their lives and jumping from windows and rooftops. AP EXPLAINS: Why Pakistan still sees huge militant attacks Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:15:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--AP.Explains-Pakistan-Militant.Attacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--AP.Explains-Pakistan-Militant.Attacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-655e ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is reeling from yet another deadly assault, after militants wearing suicide vests rampaged through a police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, battling for four hours before blowing themselves up and leaving more than 60 dead. Japan finds costs are ballooning for dismantling Fukushima Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:50:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--Japan-Nuclear/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Japan-Nuclear c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66c3 TOKYO (AP) — Japan's estimate of dismantling the Fukushima nuclear plant is ballooning far beyond the utility's estimate of 2 trillion yen ($19 billion). Major militant attacks in Pakistan over the past 3 years Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:35:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--Pakistan-Major.Militant.Attacks-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Pakistan-Major.Militant.Attacks-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66c4 ISLAMABAD (AP) — Militant attacks in Pakistan have killed hundreds of people over the past three years, including many schoolchildren. On Tuesday, authorities were investigating a brazen attack overnight in the Baluchistan provincial capital of Quetta where gunmen stormed a police academy, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits. Image of Asia: Selecting lockets to honor late Thai king Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:30:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--Asia.Photo.Showcase/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Asia.Photo.Showcase c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6622 In this photo by Sakchai Lalit, people buy lockets with the image of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. The king's death after a reign of 70 years has triggered an intense outpouring of grief in Thailand, and people have been quick to purchase items or partake in activities such as alms-giving to honor his memory. Bhumibol died on Oct. 13 at age 88. Will he chew gum? Japan wary of Philippine leader's visit Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:28:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS-Japan-Philippines/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Japan-Philippines c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-677e TOKYO (AP) — The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not just his policy toward the U.S. but also his informal style: Will he chew gum in front of the emperor? IMF praises Pakistan for completing 3-year program Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:26:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--Pakistan-IMF/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Pakistan-IMF c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-666e ISLAMABAD (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund has praised Pakistan for "successfully completing" a three-year program under which Islamabad received $6.7 billion after signing a bailout package with the fund amid fears of default. Global stocks mostly rise on upbeat economic data Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:28:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/Financial.Markets/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_Financial.Markets c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-669b SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Tuesday amid upbeat economic reports and relatively strong corporate earnings. South Korea's leader acknowledges ties to woman in scandal Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:24:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--SKorea-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--SKorea-Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-669a SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president offered a surprise public apology on Tuesday after acknowledging her close ties to a mysterious woman at the center of a corruption scandal. Fire at Malaysian government hospital kills 6 patients Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:21:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS-Malaysia-Hospital-Fire/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Malaysia-Hospital-Fire c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66b9 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A fire at a Malaysian government hospital killed six patients and injured another patient and 10 hospital staff early Tuesday, officials said. Australian gets 15 years prison for abusing girls in Bali Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:50:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS-Indonesia-Australia-Pedophile/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Indonesia-Australia-Pedophile c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66e9 BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced an Australian retiree to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing girls on the tourist island of Bali. Afghan official says militant attack kills 8 policemen Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:32:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS-Afghanistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-Afghanistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66ca KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a militant attack on a police checkpoint in eastern Nangarhar province has killed eight officers. Nissan hiring 300 to develop common connected car technology Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:36:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--Japan-Connected.Cars/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Japan-Connected.Cars c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66ea YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of developing a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh the risks of sustaining huge damage from a possible defect or cyberattack. Hong Kong court sees chilling video describing torture Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:05:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--Hong.Kong-British.Banker-Murder.Trial/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--Hong.Kong-British.Banker-Murder.Trial c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-67ea HONG KONG (AP) — A jury in Hong Kong watched chilling video Tuesday of a British banker describing how he tortured and killed an Indonesian woman he met in a bar, saying he repeatedly raped her and "tortured her badly." Pakistani official: Death toll in attack on police academy in southwestern city of Quetta rises to 59 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:50:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6746 QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani official: Death toll in attack on police academy in southwestern city of Quetta rises to 59. Officials say four people were killed in an accident at a theme park on Australia's east coast Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:20:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-677f SYDNEY (AP) — Officials say four people were killed in an accident at a theme park on Australia's east coast. Plunging solar equipment prices fuel trade complaints Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:00:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--China-Solar.Glut/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--China-Solar.Glut c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-67eb BEIJING (AP) — Use of solar power is soaring, but Europe's biggest solar panel manufacturer, SolarWorld, took the surprise step last month of cutting 500 jobs from its workforce of 3,000. Galaxy Note recall hits South Korea's 3Q growth Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:20:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/25/AS--SKorea-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS--SKorea-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6841 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's third-quarter economic growth has slipped to its lowest level in more than a year, with Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall having an impact. Health official raises death toll to 33 police trainees in attack in southwestern Pakistan Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:29:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/asia/2016/10/24/AS-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_asia_AS-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-68f8 QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Health official raises death toll to 33 police trainees in attack in southwestern Pakistan.