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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Jan 16, 2018

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super intelligent genius machines" that can help solve mankind's most challenging problems

Philippine online news site critical of Duterte ordered shut

Jan 15, 2018

The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reportage on President Rodrigo Duterte in a move a media watchdog says is an act to muzzle free press

East China Sea slick fire from sunken oil tanker burns out

Jan 15, 2018

A Chinese transport ministry spokesman says the fire in a pool of oil from a sunken tanker in the East China Sea has burned out

Mezzanine collapse inside Jakarta tower hurts nearly 80

Jan 15, 2018

A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring nearly 80 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation

The Latest: Tremor occurred before floor collapse in Jakarta

Jan 15, 2018

A college student visiting the Jakarta Stock Exchange says she felt a tremor just before a mezzanine floor collapsed into the building's lobby, with the debris hitting and injuring some of her friends

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange

Jan 15, 2018

A hospital spokeswoman says injuries are being assessed on 28 people after structural collapse in Jakarta Stock Exchange

2 bodies recovered from burning oil tanker in East China Sea

Jan 13, 2018

Chinese state media say rescuers have recovered the bodies of two crew members of an Iranian oil tanker that's been burning after it collided with a freighter last week in the East China Sea.

China rebukes Zara, Delta for calling Taiwan 'country'

Jan 12, 2018

China rebukes Zara, Delta and Medtronic for calling Taiwan a country on their websites in a new show of sensitivity about the self-ruled island

Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on Facebook accounts

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts belonging to their group

China's trade with North Korea plunges as sanctions tighten

Jan 12, 2018

China's trade with North Korea is plunging as U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development tightened

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