Fukushima, evacuated after the March 2011 nuclear disaster, will welcome the world for baseball and softball matches in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Games.
The new person status for the river is the result of a settlement between the government of New Zealand and the Māori people, whose culture has a deep connection with the body of water.
Rep. Gary Alejano filed the impeachment complaint on Thursday, but it will be an uphill battle to secure enough support to take down Rodrigo Duterte.
Peaceful demonstrations that gathered momentum last fall show how far the young democracy has advanced since bloody protests in 1987 helped end military dictatorship. They became a source of inspiration to similar movements, and to Koreans like Joseph Kim.
Multiple Chinese outlets picked up a satirical story claiming a paranoid Trump ordered White House phones wrapped in tinfoil.
Kim Han-sol, whose father, Kim Jong-nam, was recently killed in a possible hit perpetrated by the North Korean government, appears to have released a video since going into hiding after the assassination.
Officials say that North Korea fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 620 miles, with three landing in Japan's exclusive economic zone.
The United States is reportedly mulling placing the North back on this terror list. But some observers say the law isn't clear about whether an assassination constitutes an act of terrorism.
Reforms to the coal industry are central to Beijing’s climate campaign. The US and China had become critical partners on climate, crucially joining last year to endorse the Paris climate accord. In the face of US retrenchment on climate change, China can play a key role in implementing Paris.
Both Filipinos and foreign observers say that President Duterte, who has spurred controversy with his war on drugs, views climate change as a top national priority.