An amusement park in Japan closed a skating rink that featured thousands of fish frozen into the ice, after a flood of Facebook posts decried the attraction as 'immoral.'
The 15-member UN Security Council tightened sanctions Wednesday following North Korea's latest nuclear tests in September.
Following a flare-up of clashes between security forces and the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi is under pressure to address the violence.
South Korean president Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that she was willing to step down – and asked for parliament's guidance. For many, it's an effort to prolong her rule, even as she faces a corruption scandal and record levels of unpopularity.
After an attack by ethnic separatists near China's border with Myanmar, China said that its military would act to protect its citizens.
The space capsule carrying two taikonauts successfully landed in northern inner Mongolia on Friday, after 30 days in low Earth orbit docked at China's Tiangong 2 space station.
A major demonstration is slated to occur on Saturday in the Southeast Asian nation, whose prime minister is accused of financial scandals.
According to reports, China censored an insulting nickname for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after receiving complaints from the country's officials.
On the campaign trail, President-elect Trump repeatedly challenged the status quo regarding key US allies, including NATO, Japan, and South Korea. But his actual intentions are unclear.